Oregon Ducks vs. Colorado Buffaloes - 2/4/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Colorado Buffaloes (17-5) at Oregon Ducks (18-4)
College Basketball: Thursday, February 4, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Matthew Knight Arena)
The Line: Oregon Ducks -8.5 -- Over/Under: 152.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FOX Sports 1
The Colorado Buffaloes will travel to play the Oregon Ducks in a Pac-12 game on Thursday.
The Oregon Ducks are 18-4 (7-2) and are coming off of a win against Arizona State by a score of 91-74. Oregon has won 4 games in a row and is currently in 1st place of the PAC-12 standings. Oregon is averaging 78.3 points per game while giving up 68 points per game. Oregon is also averaging 36.5 rebounds per game and 14 assists per game. Dillon Brooks is averaging 16.6 points per game and 6.2 rebounds per game for Oregon. Elgin Cook is averaging 13.5 points per game and 4.5 rebounds per game for the Ducks. Oregon is shooting 69.8% on free throws, 34.4% on three-pointers, and 47.1% on all field goal attempts.
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The Colorado Buffaloes are 17-5 (6-3) and are coming off of a win against Cal by a score of 70-62. Colorado has won 3 games in a row and is currently tied for 2nd in the PAC-12 standings. Colorado is averaging 78.9 points per game while giving up 70.2 points per game. Colorado is also averaging 42.6 rebounds per game and 14.9 assists per game. Josh Scott is averaging 17.4 points per game and 9.5 rebounds per game for Colorado. George King is averaging 14.7 points per game and 4.2 rebounds per game for the Buffaloes. Colorado is shooting 73.9% on free throws, 41.2% on three-pointers, and 44.2% on all field goal attempts.
Colorado defeated Oregon by a score of 91-87 on January 17th. Colorado led by 5 points at halftime and was able to win this close game. Dillon Brooks led Oregon with 21 points and 5 assists, while Josh Scott led Colorado with 17 points and 11 rebounds. Colorado out rebounded Oregon by a total of 39-25 and added 17 assists in their victory.
Colorado is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 conference games. Colorado is 5-11 ATS in their last 16 Thursday games. The under is 20-9 in Colorado’s last 29 Thursday games. Oregon is 4-0 ATS in their last 4 conference games. Oregon is 4-0 ATS in their last 4 Thursday games. The over is 4-1 in Oregon’s last 5 games. The home team is 5-0 ATS in these two teams last 5 meetings.
Oregon has been playing great in their past few games and is looking like they might be able to win a conference championship. Colorado has the rebounding advantage in this matchup, but Oregon is the better shooting team. Colorado beat Oregon earlier this season, but I like Oregon to get revenge in this game.