Thursday, February 4, 2016
Matthew Knight Arena
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The Colorado Buffaloes travel to Matthew Knight Arena to play the Oregon Ducks on Thursday, February 4, 2016. The opening line for this game has Oregon as 8.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
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The Buffaloes come into this game with an overall record of 17-5 and a road record of 4-2. They are 13-6 against the spread and their over/under record is 10-9. The Ducks have an overall record of 18-4 and a home record of 13-0. They have an over/under record of 9-10 and they are 12-7 against the spread.
Josh Scott comes into this contest averaging 17.4 points per game while playing 31.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Buffaloes. He pulls down 9.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 56% while his free throw percentage is currently at 77%. George King averages 14.7 points per game in 24.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.7 assists per contest and 4.1 rebounds per game for Colorado. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Dillon Brooks averages 16.6 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per contest this year for the Ducks. He grabs 6.2 rebounds per game and has 3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 79%. Elgin Cook averages 13.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.5 rebounds per contest and 2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Colorado averages 78.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 58th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 8 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 170th. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 9th in the country. They average 42.4 rebounds per game and 14.5 assists per game which ranks them 6th and 93rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 228th with 13.4 per game. The Buffaloes allow 70.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 130th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 77th and 199th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.6 rebounds a game which ranks 70th and they give up 10.3 assists per contest which puts them in 14th place in the country. They force 10.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 322nd in the Division 1.
Oregon averages 77.8 points per game this year which ranks them 65th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 9.4 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 49th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 173rd in the nation. They average 36 rebounds per game and 14 assists per contest which ranks them 176th and 118th respectively. In the turnover department the Ducks rank 105th with 12 per game. The Ducks allow 68.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 90th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 96th and 158th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.4 rebounds a game which ranks 68th and they give up 12.9 assists per contest which puts them in 152nd place in the nation. The Ducks force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 36th in college basketball.
The Buffaloes average 73 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 78.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -1.2 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 9.7 per contest. The Buffaloes have an offensive rating of 110.4 and they assist on 56.8% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 71.4 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 33% of their shots. Colorado turns the ball over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 6.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 56.2% while their offensive rebound percentage is 35.8%. The Buffaloes give up 74.2 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 69 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Ducks score 79.9 ppg at home and they have averaged 86.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 13 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 13.4 points per game. The Ducks have a rating on offense of 111.2 and 51.3% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 70.4 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 34% of their shots. Oregon turns it over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 11% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.5% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 34.8%. The Ducks give up 66.5 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 73.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Colorado Buffaloes Betting Trends
The Colorado Buffaloes are 13-6 against the spread
The Colorado Buffaloes are 10-9 against the over/under
Oregon Ducks Betting Trends
The Oregon Ducks are 12-7 against the spread
The Oregon Ducks are 9-10 against the over/under
Colorado Buffaloes Injuries
11/16/15 F Xavier Johnson Achilles out indefinitely
Oregon Ducks Injuries
01/09/16 F Trevor Manual Personal has left team
01/06/16 G Dylan Ennis Foot out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Colorado
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