Colorado Buffaloes (14-12) vs. Arizona State Sun Devils (18-8)
February 16, 2023 8:00 pm EDT
The Line: Arizona State Sun Devils -2.5 / Colorado Buffaloes +2.5; Over/Under: +137.5
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The Colorado Buffaloes and the Arizona State Sun Devils meet in college basketball action from the Desert Financial Arena on Thursday night. Let’s dive into the odds, injuries, matchup history and make a prediction for this game.
Arizona State is listed as a 2.5-point home favorite with a ML price of -150. The total for this game is set at 137.5 points.
For Colorado, J’Vonne Hadley is out for the season with a hand injury. For Arizona State, Warren Washington is probable for this game after dealing with an illness while Marcus Bagley is still out indefinitely.
Arizona State’s 60-59 win over Colorado back on December 1st, 2022, made it back-to-back wins for the Sun Devils in this head-to-head matchup.
Colorado is 1-7-1 ATS in their last 9 games overall and 0-4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against a team with a winning record while the under is 5-1 in their last 6 games following a loss. Arizona State is 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games against a team with a winning record and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 home games against a team with a losing road record while the over is 9-0 in their last 9 games following a win.
I’m sticking with Arizona State here. The Sun Devils are the slightly more consistent team while the Buffaloes have been consistent on the road in terms of losing basketball games and finding ways to do so. This Arizona State team is much better than the inconsistencies they’ve shown, and I think the Sun Devils find a way to snag a win and cover at home in this one.