Colorado at Washington State NCAA Basketball Picks 2/20/2019
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
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The Colorado Buffaloes travel to Beasley Coliseum to play the Washington State Cougars on Wednesday, February 20, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Colorado as 4.5 point favorites.
Colorado heads into this matchup with a mark of 16-9. They currently have a point differential of 6.5 as they are averaging 75.1 points per contest while giving up 68.6 per game. Washington State has an overall record of 10-15. They are averaging 77.2 points per game and surrendering 77.4, good for a point differential of -0.2.
Valuable Colorado Buffaloes Betting Trends
The Colorado Buffaloes are 13-12-0 against the spread
The Colorado Buffaloes are 9-16-0 against the over/under
Important Washington State Cougars Betting Trends
The Washington State Cougars are 12-13-0 against the spread
The Washington State Cougars are 14-10-1 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 State Cougars Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tyler Bey averages 12.2 points per game in 25.2 minutes per contest. He averages 0.6 assists per contest and 9.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 55% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%. McKinley Wright IV comes into this contest averaging 13.5 points per game while playing 30.9 minutes per night. He pulls down 4.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is at 77%.
CJ Elleby averages 15.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 30.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.6 rebounds per contest and 2.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 65%. Robert Franks averages 22.3 points per game while playing 34.0 minutes per contest. He grabs 7.5 rebounds per game and has 2.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is at 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Buffaloes allow 68.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 103rd in Division 1. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 157th and 52nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.4 rebounds a game which ranks 25th, and they give up 10.8 assists per contest which puts them in 28th place in the NCAA. They force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 126th in the nation. Colorado averages 75.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 117th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 6.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 81st. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 279th in D-1. They average 36.7 rebounds per game and 13.1 assists per contest, which ranks them 112th and 213th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 136th with 13.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cougars surrender 77.4 points per contest, which ranks them 305th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 47% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 310th and 233rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 308th with 15.2 assists allowed per contest, and 227th with 35.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Cougars are 127th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.7 per game. Washington State is 73rd in the country with 77.2 points per game this year. They are 99th in the D-1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is -0.2. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 96th in the nation. They are 284th in the country in rebounding with 33.5 boards per game and 58th in assists per contest with 15.2. The Cougars are 172nd in turnovers per game with 13.2.
The Buffaloes are 115th in the nation in offensive rating with 106.6. In terms of pace they are 147th in the country with 70.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 136th. As a team they are 106th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 258th in Division 1. Colorado is 136th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.8 times per 100 possessions.
Washington State is 166th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions. The Cougars are 91st in the country in offensive rating with 107.6. In terms of pace they are 75th in Division 1 with 71.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 60th. As a team they are 45th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shots, ranking 39th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Colorado/Washington State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Washington State +4.5
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