Colorado at Washington College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/17/2018
Saturday, February 17, 2018
Alaska Airlines Arena
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The Colorado Buffaloes travel to Alaska Airlines Arena to play the Washington Huskies on Saturday, February 17, 2018. The opening line for this game has Washington as 3 point favorites.
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Colorado comes into this game with an overall record of 15-11. They currently have a point differential of 0.5 as they are averaging 72.5 points per game while giving up 72.0 per contest. Washington has an overall mark of 17-9. They are averaging 74.6 points per contest and giving up 73.1, which is a point differential of 1.5.
Valuable Colorado Buffaloes Betting Trends
The Colorado Buffaloes are 12-13 against the spread this season
The Colorado Buffaloes are 11-15 against the over/under this year
Important Washington Huskies Betting Trends
The Washington Huskies are 12-11 against the spread this season
The Washington Huskies are 9-15 against the over/under this year
Key Colorado Buffaloes Injuries
12/02/17 F Tory Miller-Stewart Foot is out for season
11/05/17 F Evan Battey Academics is out for season
02/12/18 G Deleon Brown Hand is out indefinitely
Key Washington Huskies Injuries
No key injuries to report
George King averages 13.6 points per game in 28.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 8.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%. McKinley Wright IV averages 14.5 points per game while playing 32.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is at 77%.
Noah Dickerson averages 15 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.3 rebounds per contest and 0.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is 76%. Jaylen Nowell averages 16.2 points per game while playing 32.3 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Buffaloes allow 72.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 167th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 52nd and 126th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.6 rebounds a game which ranks 170th, and they give up 11.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 41st place in the country. They force 11.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 38th in college basketball. Colorado averages 72.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 222nd in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 0.5 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 199th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 176th in D-1. They average 38.0 rebounds per game and 12.8 assists per game, which ranks them 65th and 235th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 64th with 14.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Huskies surrender 73.1 points per contest, which ranks them 194th in the country. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 239th and 75th in those defensive statistics. They rank 334th with 16.3 assists allowed per contest, and 196th with 35.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Huskies are 307th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 15.2 per game this season. Washington is 158th in Division 1 with 74.6 points per game this year. They are 120th in the country in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 1.5. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 218th in the nation. They are 279th in college basketball in rebounding with 33.5 boards per game and 305th in assists per contest with 11.8. The Huskies are 116th in turnovers per game with 13.8.
The Buffaloes are 239th in the nation in offensive rating with 102.1, and their defensive rating of 101.3 is ranked 150th. In terms of pace they are 170th in the country with 70.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 197th. As a team they are 192nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 190th in Division 1. Colorado is 67th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 62nd in the nation.
Washington is 126th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 207th in Division 1. The Huskies are 180th in the nation in defensive rating with 101.9, and their offensive rating of 104.1 is ranked 193rd. They are 108th in D-1 in pace with 71 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 166th. As a unit they are 170th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 273rd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Colorado/Washington college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Washington -3
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