Colorado at Air Force College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/24/2018
Saturday, November 24, 2018
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The Colorado Buffaloes head to Clune Arena to take on the Air Force Falcons on Saturday, November 24, 2018. The opening line for this game has Colorado as 6.5 point favorites.
Colorado heads into this matchup with a mark of 2-1. They currently have a point differential of 9.0 as they are averaging 81.0 points per contest while giving up 72.0 per game. Air Force has an overall mark of 2-3. They are averaging 69.2 points per contest and giving up 68.0, which is a point differential of 1.2.
Valuable Colorado Buffaloes Betting Trends
The Colorado Buffaloes are 1-2-0 against the spread this season
The Colorado Buffaloes are 1-2-0 against the over/under this year
Important Air Force Falcons Betting Trends
The Air Force Falcons are 1-3-0 against the spread this season
The Air Force Falcons are 2-2-0 against the over/under this year
Key Colorado Buffaloes Injuries
10/18/18 F Dallas Walton ACL is out for season
Key Air Force Falcons Injuries
No key injuries to report
McKinley Wright IV comes into this game averaging 14.7 points per contest while playing 30.0 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 5.7 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 83%. Namon Wright averages 13.3 points per contest in 22.7 minutes per game. He averages 1.1 assists per game and 4.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 55% for the season while his free throw percentage is 91%.
Sid Tomes scores 12.0 points per contest while playing 31.6 minutes per game. He hauls in 2.6 rebounds per contest and has 2.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 82%. Ryan Swan-Ford averages 11.6 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 29.4 minutes per game. He also brings in 7.6 rebounds per game and has 2.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 62%.
Useful Team Statistics
Colorado averages 81.0 points per contest, which is 90th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 9.0 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a unit, which has them ranked 46th. From 3-point territory they shoot 40%, which is good for 40th in the nation. They average 38.3 boards per contest and 13.7 assists per game, which ranks them 137th and 191st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 170th with 14.0 per game. The Buffaloes allow 72.0 points per contest, which is 193rd in the NCAA. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 120th and 201st in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.3 rebounds a game which ranks 85th, and they allow 10.7 assists per game which puts them in 69th place in the country. They force 12.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 73rd in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Air Force is 284th in the nation with 69.2 points per contest this season. They are 99th in the country in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 1.2. They shoot 31% from beyond the arc, which is good for 272nd in the NCAA. They are 155th in D-1 in rebounding with 37.8 boards per contest and 223rd in assists per game with 13.2. The Falcons are 20th in turnovers per contest with 17.6. The Falcons give up 68.0 points per game, which ranks them 120th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 161st and 206th in those defensive statistics. They rank 119th with 11.6 dimes allowed per game and 31st with 29.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Falcons are 19th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 11.0 per contest this year.
The Buffaloes are 78th in the nation in offensive rating with 112.5. In terms of pace they are 161st in the country with 72 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 57% is 44th. As a team they are 37th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 215th in Division 1. Colorado is 148th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.1 times per 100 possessions.
Air Force is 8th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 22.2 times per 100 possessions. The Falcons are 262nd in the country in offensive rating with 99.1. In terms of pace they are 333rd in Division 1 with 66.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 124th. As a team they are 131st in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 165th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Colorado/Air Force college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Colorado -6.5
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