Sunday, January 3, 2016
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The Colorado Buffaloes travel to Maples Pavilion to play the Stanford Cardinal on Sunday, January 3, 2016. The opening line for this game has Colorado as 1 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 139.
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The Buffaloes come into this game with an overall record of 11-3 and a road record of 2-1. They are 7-4 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-4. The Cardinal have an overall record of 8-4 and a home record of 7-2. They have an over/under record of 4-6 and they are 5-5 against the spread.
Josh Scott comes into this contest averaging 18.2 points per game while playing 30.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Buffaloes. He pulls down 9.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 58% while his free throw percentage is currently at 79%. George King averages 14 points per game in 23.6 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 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 69%.
Rosco Allen averages 14.2 points per game while playing 33.8 minutes per contest this year for the Cardinal. He grabs 6.1 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 72%. Marcus Allen averages 13.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.8 rebounds per contest and 2.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 73%.
Colorado averages 80.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 38th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 10.1 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 126th. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 25th in the country. They average 43.5 rebounds per game and 15.1 assists per game which ranks them 8th and 73rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 200th with 13.3 per game. The Buffaloes allow 70.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 149th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 116th and 220th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.8 rebounds a game which ranks 77th and they give up 10.7 assists per contest which puts them in 33rd place in the country. They force 10.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 317th in the Division 1.
Stanford averages 71.5 points per game this year which ranks them 184th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 3.5 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 148th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 135th in the nation. They average 37.5 rebounds per game and 12.2 assists per contest which ranks them 122nd and 226th respectively. In the turnover department the Cardinal rank 116th with 12.5 per game. The Cardinal allow 68.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 101st in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 157th and 192nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.4 rebounds a game which ranks 96th and they give up 12.9 assists per contest which puts them in 149th place in the nation. The Cardinal force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 158th in college basketball.
Colorado Buffaloes Betting Trends
The Colorado Buffaloes are 7-4 against the spread
The Colorado Buffaloes are 7-4 against the over/under
Stanford Cardinal Betting Trends
The Stanford Cardinal are 5-5 against the spread
The Stanford Cardinal are 4-6 against the over/under
Colorado Buffaloes Injuries
11/16/15 F Xavier Johnson Achilles out indefinitely
Stanford Cardinal Injuries
12/20/15 F Reid Travis Leg out indefinitely
11/10/15 G Robert Cartwright Forearm out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Colorado
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