Colorado Buffaloes vs. Oregon Ducks - 1/17/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Oregon Ducks (14-3) at Colorado Buffaloes (13-4)
College Basketball: Sunday, January 17, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Coors Events Center)
The Line: Colorado Buffaloes 0 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: Pac-12 Network
The Oregon Ducks will travel to play the Colorado Buffaloes in a Pac-12 game on Sunday.
The Colorado Buffaloes are 13-4 (2-2) and are coming off of a win against Oregon State by a score of 71-54. Colorado has won 2 of their last 3 games and has started conference play .500. Colorado played SMU, Utah, and Iowa State very tight, but lost all three games. Colorado is averaging 78 points per game while giving up 67.9 points per game. Colorado is also averaging 43.5 rebounds per game and 15.1 assists per game. Josh Scott is averaging 17.9 points per game and 9.7 rebounds per game for Colorado. George King is averaging 13.8 points per game and 4.1 rebounds per game for the Buffaloes. Colorado is shooting 73.2% on free throws, 39.2% on three-pointers, and 44.4% on all field goal attempts.
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The Oregon Ducks are 14-3 (3-1) and are coming off of a win against Utah by a score of 77-59. Oregon has won 3 games in a row and 7 of their last 8 games. Oregon’s only conference loss came on the road against Oregon State by 13 points. Oregon is averaging 75.6 points per game while giving up 64.9 points per game. Oregon is also averaging 37.2 rebounds per game and 13.6 assists per game. Dillon Brooks is averaging 15.5 points per game and 6.6 rebounds per game for Oregon. Tyler Dorsey is averaging 13.9 points per game and 4.5 rebounds per game for the Ducks. Oregon is shooting 69.8% on free throws, 32.1% on three-pointers, and 46.1% on all field goal attempts.
Oregon is 9-3 ATS in their last 12 conference games. Oregon is 5-2 ATS in their last 7 Sunday games. The under is 4-0 in Oregon’s last 4 games. Colorado is 17-5 ATS in their last 22 Sunday games. The under is 4-1 in Colorado’s last 5 games. The home team is 4-0 ATS in their last 4 meetings.
Oregon has really impressed me this season and is playing great defense. Colorado has also been good this season and is a good rebounding team. Oregon will have their hands full as they are on the road, but I like them to win the one.