Oregon vs. Colorado - 2/18/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Colorado Buffaloes (12-12) at Oregon Ducks (18-8)
College Basketball: Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 11:00 pm (Matthew Knight Arena)
The Line: Oregon Ducks -5 -- Over/Under: 138 See the Latest Odds
The Oregon Ducks and the Colorado Buffaloes face off on Wednesday at McArthur Court in Pac-12 college basketball action.
The Oregon Ducks are 18-8 this season and they have won six of their last eight games. Oregon is averaging 76.8 points and they are shooting 46.4 percent while defensively they are allowing 71.4 points and their opponents are shooing 41.8 percent. Joseph Young leads the Ducks averaging 19.8 points per game. Elgin Cook is averaging 12.6 points and 5.7 rebounds, Dillon Brooks is averaging 12 points, and Jalil Abdul-Bassit is averaging 8.8 points. Oregon is 15-2 at home and 8-5 in the Pac-12.
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The Colorado Buffaloes are 12-12 this season and they are coming off of a win over Stanford that ended a three game losing skid. Colorado is averaging 67.3 points and their opponents are shooting 43 percent while defensively they are allowing 64.7 points and their opponents are shooting 40.7 percent. Askia Booker leads the Buffaloes averaging 17.3 points per game. Josh Scott is averaging 13.4 points and 7.3 rebounds, Xavier Johnson is averaging 11.3 points and 5.8 rebounds, and Wesley Gordon is averaging 7.3 points and 7.7 rebounds. Colorado is 10-4 at home and 5-7 in the Pac-12.
Oregon is 5-11 against the spread in their last 16 games, 3-7 against the spread in their last 10 home games, and 8-3 against the spread in their last 10 home games against a team with a road winning percentage greater than .400. Colorado is 2-7 against the spread in their last nine road games, 1-4 against the spread against a team with a winning record, and 0-5 against the spread in their last five road games following three or more consecutive home games. Colorado has covered the point spread in their last four against Oregon.
The total is set at 138 and I ave this one going over that number. My stronger play is on who will cover the spread and I will post that in the Premium Area as well as the App.