Colorado at Stanford Expert NCAA Basketball Picks 1/26/2019
Saturday, January 26, 2019
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The Colorado Buffaloes head to Maples Pavilion to take on the Stanford Cardinal on Saturday, January 26, 2019. The opening line for this game has Stanford as 1.5 point favorites.
Colorado comes into this game with an overall record of 11-7. They currently have a point differential of 7.2 as they are averaging 76.2 points per game while giving up 69.0 per contest. Stanford has an overall mark of 9-10. They are averaging 72.5 points per contest and giving up 73.4, which is a point differential of -0.8.
Valuable Colorado Buffaloes Betting Trends
The Colorado Buffaloes are 8-10-0 against the spread this season
The Colorado Buffaloes are 6-12-0 against the over/under this year
Important Stanford Cardinal Betting Trends
The Stanford Cardinal are 7-9-3 against the spread this season
The Stanford Cardinal are 10-9-0 against the over/under this year
Key Colorado Buffaloes Injuries
10/18/18 F Dallas Walton ACL is out for season
01/16/19 G Deleon Brown Academics is out for season
Key Stanford Cardinal Injuries
No key injuries to report
McKinley Wright IV comes into this game averaging 12.6 points per contest while playing 30.2 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 5.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is 75%. Lucas Siewert averages 12.0 points per contest in 26.4 minutes per game. He averages 1.1 assists per game and 5.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 50% for the season while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Kezie Okpala scores 18.3 points per contest while playing 33.0 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.3 rebounds per contest and has 2.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 69%. Daejon Davis averages 12.4 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 31.5 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.3 rebounds per game and has 4.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 72%.
Useful Team Statistics
Colorado averages 76.2 points per contest, which is 112th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 7.2 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 134th. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 212th in the nation. They average 37.5 boards per contest and 12.9 assists per game, which ranks them 95th and 226th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 139th with 13.8 per game. The Buffaloes allow 69.0 points per contest, which is 118th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 170th and 58th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 31.8 rebounds a game which ranks 45th, and they allow 10.4 assists per game which puts them in 23rd place in the country. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 163rd in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Stanford is 207th in the nation with 72.5 points per contest this season. They are 133rd in the country in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is -0.8. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 249th in the NCAA. They are 185th in D-1 in rebounding with 35.7 boards per contest and 248th in assists per game with 12.6. The Cardinal are 28th in turnovers per contest with 15.5. The Cardinal give up 73.4 points per game, which ranks them 232nd in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 198th and 206th in those defensive statistics. They rank 32nd with 10.6 dimes allowed per game and 216th with 35.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Cardinal are 116th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.8 per contest this year.
The Buffaloes are 126th in the nation in offensive rating with 106.3. In terms of pace they are 118th in the country with 71.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 166th. As a team they are 137th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 251st in Division 1. Colorado is 140th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions.
Stanford is 35th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.9 times per 100 possessions. The Cardinal are 259th in the country in offensive rating with 100.4. In terms of pace they are 100th in Division 1 with 71.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 162nd. As a team they are 185th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 212th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Colorado/Stanford college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Colorado +1.5
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