Colorado Buffaloes (12-9) vs. Oregon Ducks (11-9)
January 26, 2023 9:00 pm EDT
The Line: Oregon Ducks -6.5 / Colorado Buffaloes +6.5; Over/Under: +139.5
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The Colorado Buffaloes and Oregon Ducks meet Thursday in college basketball action at the Matthew Knight Arena. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.
The Colorado Buffaloes Betting Preview
The Colorado Buffaloes are averaging 72.2 points on 44.9 percent shooting and allowing 66.6 points on 41.6 percent shooting. KJ Simpson is averaging 17.4 points and 4.3 rebounds, while Tristan da Silva is averaging 15.4 points and 1.3 assists. J’Vonne Hadley is grabbing 6.3 rebounds and Julian Hammond III is grabbing 2 rebounds. The Colorado Buffaloes are shooting 31.5 percent from beyond the arc and 66.9 percent from the free throw line. The Colorado Buffaloes are allowing 32.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34 rebounds per game.
The Oregon Ducks Betting Preview
The Oregon Ducks are averaging 70.2 points on 44.8 percent shooting and allowing 66.3 points on 41.6 percent shooting. Will Richardson is averaging 14 points and 4 rebounds, while Jermaine Couisnard is averaging 13.7 points and 3.3 rebounds. N’Faly Dante is the third double-digit scorer and Quincy Guerrier is grabbing 4.3 rebounds. The Oregon Ducks are shooting 30.4 percent from beyond the arc and 68.3 percent from the free throw line. The Oregon Ducks are allowing 32.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.1 rebounds per game.
Colorado vs Oregon Trends
The Buffaloes are 30-62-1 ATS in their last 93 road games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Ducks are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 Thursday games. The under is 5-1 in Buffaloes last 6 overall. The over is 4-0 in Ducks last 4 home games. The favorite is 17-5 ATS in the last 22 meetings.
Randy’s Free Pick
The Colorado Buffaloes aren’t covering numbers, they’re not playing great lately, and they lose on the road by an average of 6.8 points. The Oregon Ducks are playing some of their best ball as of late, and they win at home by an average of 8.6 points. Oregon wins as a favorite by an average of 9.7 points. Give me the Ducks.