Omaha at Colorado College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/16/2018
Friday, November 16, 2018
CU Events Center
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The Omaha Mavericks travel to CU Events Center to play the Colorado Buffaloes on Friday, November 16, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Colorado as 15.5 point favorites.
Omaha heads into this matchup with a mark of 1-2. They currently have a point differential of -0.7 as they are averaging 78.7 points per contest while giving up 79.3 per game. Colorado has an overall mark of 1-0. They are averaging 100.0 points per contest and giving up 71.0, which is a point differential of 29.0.
Valuable Omaha Mavericks Betting Trends
The Omaha Mavericks are 0-2-0 against the spread
The Omaha Mavericks are 1-1-0 against the over/under
Important Colorado Buffaloes Betting Trends
The Colorado Buffaloes are 1-0-0 against the spread
The Colorado Buffaloes are 1-0-0 against the over/under
Key Omaha Mavericks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Colorado Buffaloes Injuries
11/15/18 G D'Shawn Schwartz Undisclosed is questionable Friday vs Nebraska Omaha
10/18/18 F Dallas Walton ACL is out for season
Zach Jackson comes into this contest averaging 20.3 points per game while playing 31.0 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 67% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 75%. Mitchell Hahn averages 11.7 points per game in 29.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 5.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 50%.
Namon Wright averages 25.0 points per game while playing 29.0 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 8.0 rebounds per game and has 2.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 67% and his free throw percentage is at 80%. McKinley Wright IV averages 17.0 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.0 rebounds per contest and 6.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 67% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
Omaha averages 78.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 161st in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is -0.7 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 143rd. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 270th in the nation. They average 30.7 rebounds per game and 11.7 assists per game, which ranks them 329th and 285th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 265th with 12.0 per game. The Mavericks allow 79.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 293rd in the country. They also allow a 49% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 319th and 213th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.7 rebounds a game which ranks 188th and they give up 19.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 338th place in Division 1. They force 18.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 298th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Colorado is 12th in the country with 100.0 points per game this year. They are 6th in Division 1 in shooting at 59%, while their average scoring margin is 29.0. They shoot 46% from 3-point range, which is good for 24th in the nation. They are 55th in the NCAA in rebounding with 44.0 boards per game, and 147th in assists per contest with 15.0. The Buffaloes are 262nd in turnovers per game with 12.0. The Buffaloes surrender 71.0 points per contest, which ranks them 183rd in D-1. Their defense allows a 39% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 97th and 118th in those defensive statistics. They rank 232nd with 14.0 assists allowed per contest and 34th with 29.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Buffaloes are 114th in country in forcing turnovers with 13.0 per game.
The Mavericks are 213th in the nation in offensive rating with 103.1. In terms of pace they are 76th in the country with 76.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 172nd. As a team they are 191st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 236th in Division 1. Omaha is 251st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions.
Colorado is 264th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions. The Buffaloes have an offensive rating of 129.9, which is ranked 14th. They are 56th in D-1 in pace with 77.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 68% is 4th. As a unit they are 6th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 68% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 152nd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Omaha/Colorado college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Colorado -15.5
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