Thursday, February 16, 2017
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The Colorado Buffaloes travel to Gill Coliseum to play the Oregon State Beavers on Thursday, February 16, 2017. The opening line for this game has Colorado as 10.5 point favorites.
The Buffaloes come into this game with an overall record of 15-11 and a road record of 3-7. They are 9-15 against the spread and their over/under record is 10-15. The Beavers have an overall record of 4-22 and a home record of 4-9. They have an over/under record of 12-12 and they are 9-15 against the spread.
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Derrick White comes into this contest averaging 17 points per game while playing 32 minutes per night so far this season for the Buffaloes. He pulls down 4 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. Xavier Johnson averages 14.7 points per game in 27.6 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 65%.
Drew Eubanks averages 14.8 points per game while playing 32 minutes per contest this year for the Beavers. He grabs 8.4 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 60% and his free throw percentage currently is at 69%. Stephen Thompson Jr. averages 16.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 36.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.4 rebounds per contest and 3.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 59%.
Colorado averages 76.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 92nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 4.4 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 126th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 164th in the country. They average 38.7 rebounds per game and 14.1 assists per game which ranks them 38th and 117th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 123rd with 12.8 per game. The Buffaloes allow 71.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 153rd in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 93rd and 151st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.4 rebounds a game which ranks 122nd and they give up 12 assists per contest which puts them in 75th place in the country. They force 12 turnovers per game which ranks them 277th in Division 1.
Oregon State averages 63.4 points per game this year which ranks them 333rd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -10 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 247th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 210th in the nation. They average 32.9 rebounds per game and 11.6 assists per contest which ranks them 301st and 284th respectively. In the turnover department the Beavers rank 334th with 15.6 per game. The Beavers allow 73.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 193rd in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 173rd and 248th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.4 rebounds a game which ranks 176th and they give up 13.8 assists per contest which puts them in 208th place in the nation. The Beavers force 11.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 294th in college basketball.
The Buffaloes average 75.2 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 76 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 12 per contest. The Buffaloes have an offensive rating of 108.6 and they assist on 53.6% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 69.6 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 15.6 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 7.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.9% while their offensive rebound percentage is 33.8%. The Buffaloes give up 76.3 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 64 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Beavers score 64.9 ppg at home and they have averaged 64.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -19 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of -3.4 points per game. The Beavers have a rating on offense of 94.9 and 52.7% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 67.2 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they attempt 3 pointers on 34% of their shots. Oregon State turns it over an average of 20.3 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 48.6% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 28%. The Beavers give up 68.3 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 83.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Colorado Buffaloes Betting Trends
The Colorado Buffaloes are 9-15 against the spread
The Colorado Buffaloes are 10-15 against the over/under
Oregon State Beavers Betting Trends
The Oregon State Beavers are 9-15 against the spread
The Oregon State Beavers are 12-12 against the over/under
Colorado Buffaloes Injuries
11/09/16 G Namon Wright Foot out indefinitely
02/15/17 G Deleon Brown Concussion "?" Thursday vs. Oregon State
Oregon State Beavers Injuries
12/16/16 C Cheikh N'diaye Shoulder out indefinitely
12/16/16 F Keondre Dew Suspension out indefinitely
01/07/17 F Tres Tinkle Wrist out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Oregon State +10.5
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