Colorado at Washington NCAA Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/23/2019
Saturday, February 23, 2019
Alaska Airlines Arena at Hec Edmundson Pavilion
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The Colorado Buffaloes travel to Alaska Airlines Arena at Hec Edmundson Pavilion to play the Washington Huskies on Saturday, February 23, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Washington as 6.5 point favorites.
Colorado comes into this game with an overall record of 16-10. They currently have a point differential of 6.2 as they are averaging 75.1 points per game while giving up 68.9 per contest. Washington has an overall record of 21-5. They are averaging 71.3 points per game and surrendering 63.9, good for a point differential of 7.4.
Valuable Colorado Buffaloes Betting Trends
The Colorado Buffaloes are 13-13-0 against the spread
The Colorado Buffaloes are 10-16-0 against the over/under
Important Washington Huskies Betting Trends
The Washington Huskies are 15-10-1 against the spread
The Washington Huskies are 8-18-0 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 Washington Huskies Injuries
No key injuries to report
McKinley Wright IV comes into this contest averaging 13.5 points per game while playing 31.0 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 78%. Tyler Bey averages 12.2 points per game in 25.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.5 assists per contest and 9.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 55% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Jaylen Nowell averages 16.3 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.4 rebounds per game and has 3.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 76%. Noah Dickerson averages 13.0 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 24.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.7 rebounds per contest and 0.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 59% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
Colorado averages 75.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 120th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 6.2 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 102nd. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 276th in the nation. They average 36.8 rebounds per game and 13.2 assists per game, which ranks them 108th and 209th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 145th with 13.4 per game. The Buffaloes allow 68.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 111th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 165th and 73rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.6 rebounds a game which ranks 29th and they give up 11.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 40th place in Division 1. They force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 124th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Washington is 222nd in the country with 71.3 points per game this year. They are 91st in Division 1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 7.4. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 172nd in the nation. They are 305th in the NCAA in rebounding with 32.8 boards per game, and 289th in assists per contest with 11.8. The Huskies are 126th in turnovers per game with 13.5. The Huskies surrender 63.9 points per contest, which ranks them 22nd in D-1. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 37th and 86th in those defensive statistics. They rank 167th with 12.9 assists allowed per contest and 106th with 33.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Huskies are 327th in country in forcing turnovers with 16.2 per game.
The Buffaloes are 118th in the nation in offensive rating with 106.5. In terms of pace they are 141st in the country with 70.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 140th. As a team they are 105th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 245th in Division 1. Colorado is 148th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions.
Washington is 75th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.5 times per 100 possessions. The Huskies have an offensive rating of 105.1, which is ranked 154th. They are 262nd in D-1 in pace with 67.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 106th. As a unit they are 97th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 154th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Colorado/Washington college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Washington -6.5
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