Saturday, January 28, 2017
Coors Events Center
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The Oregon Ducks travel to Coors Events Center to play the Colorado Buffaloes on Saturday, January 28, 2017. The opening line for this game has Oregon as 7 point favorites.
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The Ducks come into this game with an overall record of 18-2 and a road record of 2-1. They are 11-8 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-11. The Buffaloes have an overall record of 10-10 and a home record of 7-3. They have an over/under record of 7-12 and they are 5-13 against the spread.
Dillon Brooks comes into this contest averaging 13.7 points per game while playing 21.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Ducks. He pulls down 2.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is currently at 72%. Chris Boucher averages 13 points per game in 25 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.6 assists per contest and 6.9 rebounds per game for Oregon. His field goal percentage is 55% for the year while his free throw percentage is 62%.
Derrick White averages 16 points per game while playing 31.9 minutes per contest this year for the Buffaloes. He grabs 3.9 rebounds per game and has 4.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. Xavier Johnson averages 15.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28 minutes per contest. He also averages 6 rebounds per contest and 0.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 67%.
Oregon averages 79.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 45th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 16.1 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 25th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 85th in the country. They average 37.7 rebounds per game and 17.4 assists per game which ranks them 84th and 11th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 151st with 13.1 per game. The Ducks allow 63.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 22nd in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 10th and 15th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.5 rebounds a game which ranks 40th and they give up 11.2 assists per contest which puts them in 33rd place in the country. They force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 40th in Division 1.
Colorado averages 75.5 points per game this year which ranks them 110th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 2.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 157th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 204th in the nation. They average 39.6 rebounds per game and 13.6 assists per contest which ranks them 25th and 150th respectively. In the turnover department the Buffaloes rank 148th with 13.1 per game. The Buffaloes allow 72.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 181st in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 94th and 149th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.9 rebounds a game which ranks 140th and they give up 12.1 assists per contest which puts them in 76th place in the nation. The Buffaloes force 10.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 322nd in college basketball.
The Ducks average 72.7 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 80 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 7.7 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 27.3 per contest. The Ducks have an offensive rating of 113.4 and they assist on 61.8% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 70.1 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 55%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they shoot 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. Oregon turns the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54.4% while their offensive rebound percentage is 34.9%. The Ducks give up 65 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 52.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Buffaloes score 75.6 ppg at home and they have averaged 80 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -2.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 6.8 points per game. The Buffaloes have a rating on offense of 106.9 and 52.4% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 70 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 35% of their shots. Colorado turns it over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 5.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.2% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 33.3%. The Buffaloes give up 68.8 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 82.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Oregon Ducks Betting Trends
The Oregon Ducks are 11-8 against the spread
The Oregon Ducks are 8-11 against the over/under
Colorado Buffaloes Betting Trends
The Colorado Buffaloes are 5-13 against the spread
The Colorado Buffaloes are 7-12 against the over/under
Oregon Ducks Injuries
11/15/16 F M.J. Cage Knee expected to redshirt
01/22/17 F Dillon Brooks Foot out indefinitely
Colorado Buffaloes Injuries
11/09/16 G Namon Wright Foot out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Oregon -7
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