Saturday, December 12, 2015
Coors Events Center
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The BYU Cougars travel to Coors Events Center to play the Colorado Buffaloes on Saturday, December 12, 2015. The opening line for this game has Colorado as 5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 145.
The Cougars come into this game with an overall record of 6-2 and a road record of 0-2. They are 4-1 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-3. The Buffaloes have an overall record of 7-1 and a home record of 5-0. They have an over/under record of 4-3 and they are 5-2 against the spread.
Chase Fischer comes into this contest averaging 16 points per game while playing 30.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Cougars. He pulls down 2.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is currently at 86%. Nick Emery averages 15 points per game in 28.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3 assists per contest and 3.6 rebounds per game for BYU. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Josh Scott averages 18.3 points per game while playing 30 minutes per contest this year for the Buffaloes. He grabs 9.8 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 64% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. George King averages 15 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 24.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.1 rebounds per contest and 0.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 67%.
BYU averages 78.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 79th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 8.6 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 107th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 123rd in the country. They average 44.7 rebounds per game and 15.6 assists per game which ranks them 9th and 59th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 309th with 15.1 per game. The Cougars allow 69.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 130th in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 50th and 165th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36 rebounds a game which ranks 153rd and they give up 12.7 assists per contest which puts them in 145th place in the country. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 164th in the Division 1.
Colorado averages 82.3 points per game this year which ranks them 38th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 11.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 73rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 20th in the nation. They average 43.4 rebounds per game and 15 assists per contest which ranks them 17th and 76th respectively. In the turnover department the Buffaloes rank 310th with 15.1 per game. The Buffaloes allow 70.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 159th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc ranking them 122nd and 315th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33 rebounds a game which ranks 55th and they give up 11.3 assists per contest which puts them in 64th place in the nation. The Buffaloes force 11.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 281st in college basketball.
BYU Cougars Betting Trends
The BYU Cougars are 4-1 against the spread
The BYU Cougars are 2-3 against the over/under
Colorado Buffaloes Betting Trends
The Colorado Buffaloes are 5-2 against the spread
The Colorado Buffaloes are 4-3 against the over/under
BYU Cougars Injuries
12/08/15 F Jamal Aytes Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Colorado
Colorado Buffaloes Injuries
11/16/15 F Xavier Johnson Achilles out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take BYU
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