Washington at Colorado College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/20/2018
Saturday, January 20, 2018
Coors Events Center
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The Washington Huskies travel to Coors Events Center to play the Colorado Buffaloes on Saturday, January 20, 2018. The opening line for this game has Colorado as 4.5 point favorites.
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Washington heads into this matchup with a mark of 13-6. They currently have a point differential of 2.4 as they are averaging 76.3 points per contest while giving up 73.9 per game. Colorado has an overall mark of 12-7. They are averaging 74.7 points per contest and giving up 73.3, which is a point differential of 1.4.
Valuable Washington Huskies Betting Trends
The Washington Huskies are 7-9 against the spread this season
The Washington Huskies are 7-10 against the over/under this year
Important Colorado Buffaloes Betting Trends
The Colorado Buffaloes are 9-9 against the spread this season
The Colorado Buffaloes are 10-9 against the over/under this year
Key Washington Huskies Injuries
No key injuries to report
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
Jaylen Nowell averages 16.7 points per game while playing 31.4 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is at 83%. Noah Dickerson averages 14.6 points per game in 25 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.9 assists per contest and 7.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 59% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%.
McKinley Wright IV averages 15 points per game while playing 32.9 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.6 rebounds per game and has 5.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 78%. George King averages 14.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.3 rebounds per contest and 1.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
Washington averages 76.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 127th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 2.4 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 83rd. Behind the arc they shoot 33%, which is good for 270th in the country. They average 33.1 rebounds per game and 12.2 assists per game, which ranks them 297th and 289th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 133rd with 13.9 per game. The Huskies allow 73.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 222nd in Division 1. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 229th and 133rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.4 rebounds a game which ranks 196th and they give up 16.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 324th place in college basketball. They force 16.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 320th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Colorado is 164th in the country with 74.7 points per game this year. They are 169th in D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 1.4. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 186th in college basketball. They are 54th in the nation in rebounding with 38.7 boards per game, and 241st in assists per contest with 12.9. The Buffaloes are 59th in turnovers per game with 14.9. The Buffaloes surrender 73.3 points per contest, which ranks them 208th in the country. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 93rd and 173rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 100th with 12.2 assists allowed per contest and 140th with 34.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Buffaloes are 44th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 11.7 per game this season.
The Huskies are 158th in the nation in offensive rating with 105.3, and their defensive rating of 102 is ranked 195th. In terms of pace they are 75th in the country with 72.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 137th. As a team they are 135th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 261st in Division 1. Washington is 145th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 212th in the nation.
Colorado is 71st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 107th in Division 1. The Buffaloes are 163rd in the nation in defensive rating with 101.1, and their offensive rating of 103.1 is ranked 210th. They are 139th in D-1 in pace with 71.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 176th. As a unit they are 157th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 165th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Washington/Colorado college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Colorado -4.5
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