Colorado at Texas Expert NCAA Basketball Picks 3/27/2019
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Frank Erwin Center
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The Colorado Buffaloes travel to Frank Erwin Center to play the Texas Longhorns on Wednesday, March 27, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Texas as 7 point favorites.
Colorado comes into this game with an overall record of 19-11. They currently have a point differential of 6.4 as they are averaging 74.0 points per game while giving up 67.7 per contest. Texas has an overall mark of 16-15. They are averaging 71.2 points per contest and giving up 67.4, which is a point differential of 3.8.
Valuable Colorado Buffaloes Betting Trends
The Colorado Buffaloes are 19-16-0 against the spread
The Colorado Buffaloes are 11-19-0 against the over/under
Important Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 15-19-0 against the spread
The Texas Longhorns are 13-18-0 against the over/under
Key Colorado Buffaloes Injuries
10/18/18 F Dallas Walton ACL is out for season
01/26/19 G Namon Wright Foot is out for season
01/16/19 G Deleon Brown Academics is out for season
Key Texas Longhorns Injuries
03/18/19 F Jaxson Hayes Knee is out indefinitely
McKinley Wright IV averages 13.3 points per game in 32.2 minutes per contest. He averages 4.8 assists per contest and 4.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%. Tyler Bey comes into this contest averaging 13.3 points per game while playing 26.1 minutes per night. He pulls down 9.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is at 78%.
Dylan Osetkowski averages 10.7 points per game and he sees the court an average of 28.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.1 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 73%. Kerwin Roach Jr. averages 14.3 points per game while playing 29.4 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per game and has 3.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Buffaloes allow 67.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 71st in Division 1. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 118th and 49th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 30.9 rebounds a game which ranks 14th, and they give up 10.5 assists per contest which puts them in 21st place in the NCAA. They force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 107th in the nation. Colorado averages 74.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 127th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 6.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 97th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 269th in D-1. They average 37.4 rebounds per game and 13.3 assists per contest, which ranks them 74th and 187th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 134th with 13.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Longhorns surrender 67.4 points per contest, which ranks them 65th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 131st and 288th in those defensive statistics. They rank 57th with 11.5 assists allowed per contest, and 186th with 34.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Longhorns are 145th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.6 per game. Texas is 215th in the country with 71.2 points per game this year. They are 234th in the D-1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 3.8. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 162nd in the nation. They are 253rd in the country in rebounding with 33.9 boards per game and 221st in assists per contest with 12.8. The Longhorns are 318th in turnovers per game with 10.9.
The Buffaloes are 120th in the nation in offensive rating with 106.3. In terms of pace they are 168th in the country with 69.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 156th. As a team they are 106th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 269th in Division 1. Colorado is 136th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions.
Texas is 309th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions. The Longhorns are 113th in the country in offensive rating with 106.5. In terms of pace they are 318th in Division 1 with 66.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 181st. As a team they are 193rd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 58th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Colorado/Texas college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Texas -7
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