Arizona vs. Colorado - 1/15/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Colorado Buffaloes (9-6) at Arizona Wildcats (14-2)
College Basketball: Thursday, January 15, 2015 at 9:00 pm (McKale Center)
The Line: Arizona Wildcats -12 -- Over/Under: 127 See the Latest Odds
The Arizona Wildcats and the Colorado Buffaloes face off on Thursday at the McKale Center in Pac-12 college basketball action.
The Arizona Wildcats are 14-2 this season and ranked 10th in the nation but they are coming off of a tough loss at Oregon State. Arizona is averaging 75.1 points and they are shooting 49.3 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 59.6 points and their opponents are shooting 39.3 percent. Stanley Johnson leads the Wildcats averaging 13.9 points and 6.6 rebounds per game. Rondae Hillis-Jefferson is averaging 11.6 points and 6.6 rebounds, Brandon Ashley is averaging 11.2 points and 5.1 rebounds, and Gabe York is averaging 9.2 points. Arizona is 9-0 at home this season.
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The Colorado Buffaloes are 9-6 this season and they are coming off of a loss to Utah to drop their Pac-12 record to 2-1. Colorado is averaging 67.8 points and they are shooting 45.1 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 61.7 points and their opponents are shooting 39.2 percent. Askia Booker leads the Buffaloes averaging 15.5 points per game. Josh Scott is 13.8 points and 7.2 rebounds, Xavier Johnson is averaging 12.8 points and 5.4 rebounds, and Wesley Gordon is averaging 7.4 points and 7.1 rebounds. Colorado is 0-4 on the road this season.
Arizona is 4-0 against the spread in their last four home games, 5-2 against the spread following a loss, and 21-7 against the spread at home against a team with a losing road record. Colorado is 0-5 against the spread in their last five road games, 9-4-1 agaisnt the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the spread, and 7-18-1 against the spread in their last 26 games following a loss by 20 or more points.
The total is set at 127 and I see this one going well over that number.