Saturday, January 23, 2016
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The Colorado Buffaloes travel to Beasley Coliseum to play the Washington State Cougars on Saturday, January 23, 2016. The opening line for this game has Colorado as 3 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
The Buffaloes come into this game with an overall record of 14-5 and a road record of 3-2. They are 10-6 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-7. The Cougars have an overall record of 9-9 and a home record of 8-4. They have an over/under record of 11-6 and they are 8-9 against the spread.
Josh Scott comes into this contest averaging 17.8 points per game while playing 31.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Buffaloes. He pulls down 9.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 58% while his free throw percentage is currently at 77%. George King averages 14 points per game in 24.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.8 assists per contest and 4.1 rebounds per game for Colorado. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Josh Hawkinson averages 16.7 points per game while playing 31.8 minutes per contest this year for the Cougars. He grabs 11 rebounds per game and has 1.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 57% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Ike Iroegbu averages 13.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.2 rebounds per contest and 4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Colorado averages 78.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 62nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 7.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 150th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 25th in the country. They average 42.6 rebounds per game and 14.6 assists per game which ranks them 7th and 93rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 272nd with 13.9 per game. The Buffaloes allow 70.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 139th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 91st and 256th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.1 rebounds a game which ranks 52nd and they give up 10.7 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the country. They force 10.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 321st in the Division 1.
Washington State averages 76.4 points per game this year which ranks them 89th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -0.1 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 21st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 36th in the nation. They average 34.4 rebounds per game and 14.7 assists per contest which ranks them 251st and 88th respectively. In the turnover department the Cougars rank 263rd with 13.8 per game. The Cougars allow 76.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 265th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 189th and 218th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.6 rebounds a game which ranks 108th and they give up 11.2 assists per contest which puts them in 43rd place in the nation. The Cougars force 12.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 239th in college basketball.
Colorado Buffaloes Betting Trends
The Colorado Buffaloes are 10-6 against the spread
The Colorado Buffaloes are 9-7 against the over/under
Washington State Cougars Betting Trends
The Washington State Cougars are 8-9 against the spread
The Washington State Cougars are 11-6 against the over/under
Colorado Buffaloes Injuries
11/16/15 F Xavier Johnson Achilles out indefinitely
Washington State Cougars Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Colorado
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