Thursday, February 9, 2017
Coors Events Center
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The Washington Huskies head to Coors Events Center to take on the Colorado Buffaloes on Thursday, February 9, 2017. The opening line for this game has Washington as 4 point favorites.
The Huskies come into this game with an overall record of 9-14 and a road record of 1-6. They are 7-14 against the spread and their over/under record is 10-12. The Buffaloes have an overall record of 13-11 and a home record of 9-3. They have an over/under record of 10-13 and they are 7-15 against the spread.
Markelle Fultz comes into this contest averaging 23.2 points per game while playing 35.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Huskies. He pulls down 6 rebounds per game and dishes out 6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 64%. David Crisp averages 13.7 points per game in 32.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3 assists per contest and 3 rebounds per game for Washington. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 69%.
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Derrick White averages 16.8 points per game while playing 32.2 minutes per contest this year for the Buffaloes. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per game and has 4.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. 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 6.1 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 66%.
Washington averages 79.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 47th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -1.5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 122nd. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 69th in the country. They average 38.3 rebounds per game and 13.6 assists per game which ranks them 50th and 145th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 144th with 13 per game. The Huskies allow 80.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 324th in the nation. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 40% average from behind the arc ranking them 246th and 334th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36 rebounds a game which ranks 197th and they give up 14.8 assists per contest which puts them in 275th place in the country. They force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 236th in Division 1.
Colorado averages 75.7 points per game this year which ranks them 102nd 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 150th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 168th in the nation. They average 38.9 rebounds per game and 14 assists per contest which ranks them 34th and 123rd respectively. In the turnover department the Buffaloes rank 145th with 13 per game. The Buffaloes allow 73 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 185th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 99th and 149th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.9 rebounds a game which ranks 146th and they give up 12.2 assists per contest which puts them in 89th place in the nation. The Buffaloes force 11.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 312th in college basketball.
The Huskies average 74.6 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 68.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -3.7 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -20 per contest. The Huskies have an offensive rating of 106.8 and they assist on 46.9% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 73.9 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 32% of their shots. Washington turns the ball over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.5% while their offensive rebound percentage is 34.8%. The Huskies give up 78.2 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 88.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Buffaloes score 76.3 ppg at home and they have averaged 73.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 1.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 7 points per game. The Buffaloes have a rating on offense of 107.6 and 54.2% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 69.9 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Colorado turns it over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 6.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.7% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 33.5%. The Buffaloes give up 69.3 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 72 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Washington Huskies Betting Trends
The Washington Huskies are 7-14 against the spread
The Washington Huskies are 10-12 against the over/under
Colorado Buffaloes Betting Trends
The Colorado Buffaloes are 7-15 against the spread
The Colorado Buffaloes are 10-13 against the over/under
Washington Huskies Injuries
01/11/17 F Malik Dime Finger expected to miss 4-5 weeks
Colorado Buffaloes Injuries
11/09/16 G Namon Wright Foot out indefinitely
02/08/17 F Wesley Gordon Suspension "?" Thursday vs. Washington U
02/08/17 G Xavier Johnson Suspension "?" Thursday vs. Washington U
Josh's Pick: Take Washington -4
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