Saturday, February 18, 2017
Matthew Knight Arena
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The Colorado Buffaloes head to Matthew Knight Arena to take on the Oregon Ducks on Saturday, February 18, 2017. The opening line for this game has Oregon as 12.5 point favorites.
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The Buffaloes come into this game with an overall record of 16-11 and a road record of 4-7. They are 9-16 against the spread and their over/under record is 10-16. The Ducks have an overall record of 23-4 and a home record of 16-0. They have an over/under record of 10-16 and they are 16-10 against the spread.
Derrick White comes into this contest averaging 17.1 points per game while playing 32.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Buffaloes. He pulls down 3.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. Xavier Johnson averages 14.8 points per game in 27.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 6 rebounds per game for Colorado. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 64%.
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Dillon Brooks averages 15.1 points per game while playing 23.5 minutes per contest this year for the Ducks. He grabs 2.8 rebounds per game and has 3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage currently is at 74%. Tyler Dorsey averages 13.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.4 rebounds per contest and 1.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Colorado averages 75.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 109th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 4.5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 132nd. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 161st in the country. They average 38.5 rebounds per game and 13.9 assists per game which ranks them 46th and 130th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 125th with 12.8 per game. The Buffaloes allow 71 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 136th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 81st and 143rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.3 rebounds a game which ranks 117th and they give up 11.8 assists per contest which puts them in 63rd place in the country. They force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 264th in Division 1.
Oregon averages 78.4 points per game this year which ranks them 53rd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 13.7 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 28th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 60th in the nation. They average 36.9 rebounds per game and 16.8 assists per contest which ranks them 100th and 13th respectively. In the turnover department the Ducks rank 109th with 12.5 per game. The Ducks allow 64.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 31st in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 19th and 10th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 32.8 rebounds a game which ranks 52nd and they give up 11.3 assists per contest which puts them in 38th place in the nation. The Ducks force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 81st in college basketball.
The Buffaloes average 74 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 74 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -0.5 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 18.3 per contest. The Buffaloes have an offensive rating of 108.1 and they assist on 53.2% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 69.4 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 35% of their shots. Colorado turns the ball over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 7.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.9% while their offensive rebound percentage is 33.7%. The Buffaloes give up 74.5 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 55.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Ducks score 82.1 ppg at home and they have averaged 79.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 8.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 19.9 points per game. The Ducks have a rating on offense of 113.4 and 60.3% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 69.3 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 55%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they attempt 3 pointers on 39% of their shots. Oregon turns it over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.5% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 33.5%. The Ducks give up 62.3 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 71 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Colorado Buffaloes Betting Trends
The Colorado Buffaloes are 9-16 against the spread
The Colorado Buffaloes are 10-16 against the over/under
Oregon Ducks Betting Trends
The Oregon Ducks are 16-10 against the spread
The Oregon Ducks are 10-16 against the over/under
Colorado Buffaloes Injuries
11/09/16 G Namon Wright Foot out indefinitely
02/17/17 G Deleon Brown Concussion is upgraded to probable Saturday vs. Oregon
02/17/17 G George King Facial probable Saturday vs. Oregon
02/17/17 G Thomas Akyazili Flu "?" Saturday vs. Oregon
Oregon Ducks Injuries
11/15/16 F M.J. Cage Knee expected to redshirt
Guy's Pick: Take Colorado -12.5
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