Yale Bulldogs (5-0) vs. Colorado Buffaloes (3-3)
November 27, 2022 3:00 pm EDT
The Line: Colorado Buffaloes -9.5 / Yale Bulldogs +9.5; Over/Under: +137
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The Yale Bulldogs and Colorado Buffaloes meet Sunday in college basketball action at the CU Events Center. The Yale Bulldogs look to remain undefeated. The Colorado Buffaloes look to get above a .500 record.
The Yale Bulldogs are averaging 82.8 points on 51.3 percent shooting and allowing 51.7 points on 33.2 percent shooting. Matt Knowling is averaging 20.2 points and 4.8 rebounds, while John Poulakidas is averaging 9.7 points and 3.3 rebounds. August Mahoney is dishing 1.8 assists and EJ Jarvis is grabbing 3.5 rebounds. The Yale Bulldogs are shooting 33.8 percent from beyond the arc and 66.7 percent from the free throw line. The Yale Bulldogs are allowing 24.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 40 rebounds per game.
The Colorado Buffaloes are averaging 75.8 points on 42.9 percent shooting and allowing 70.7 points on 39.8 percent shooting. KJ Simpson is averaging 18.3 points and 5.8 rebounds, while Tristan da Silva is averaging 10.8 points and 0.7 assists. J’Vonne Hadley is grabbing 8.8 rebounds and Jalen Gabbidon is grabbing 1.8 rebounds. The Colorado Buffaloes are shooting 32.8 percent from beyond the arc and 67.7 percent from the free throw line. The Colorado Buffaloes are allowing 30.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.8 rebounds per game.
The Bulldogs are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 road games and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Buffaloes are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games following a ATS loss. The under is 13-3 in Bulldogs last 16 overall. The over is 8-2 in Buffaloes last 10 overall.
The Yale Bulldogs haven’t had the toughest schedule in the world, so this will be their first test, but they’re a decent team that can score the basketball, and they’ll have arguably the best player on the floor here. Yes, the Colorado Buffaloes are a step-up in competition and their defense will give Yale issues, but this feels like too many points. Give me Yale and the buckets.