UNI vs Colorado Expert NCAA Basketball Picks Against the Spread 12/10/2019
Game: UNI Panthers vs Colorado Buffaloes
Date: Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Location: Coors Events Center in Boulder, CO
Odds/Point Spread: Colorado -8.5
The UNI Panthers travel to Coors Events Center to play the Colorado Buffaloes on Tuesday, December 10, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Colorado as 8.5 point favorites.
UNI heads into this matchup with a mark of 8-1. They currently have a point differential of 14.9 as they are averaging 76.0 points per contest while giving up 61.1 per game. Colorado has an overall record of 7-1. They are averaging 67.6 points per game and surrendering 58.3, good for a point differential of 9.4.
Valuable UNI Panthers Betting Trends
The UNI Panthers are 6-1-0 against the spread
The UNI Panthers are 3-4-0 against the over/under
Important Colorado Buffaloes Betting Trends
The Colorado Buffaloes are 2-5-1 against the spread
The Colorado Buffaloes are 3-5-0 against the over/under
Key UNI Panthers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Colorado Buffaloes Injuries
No key injuries to report
AJ Green comes into this contest averaging 14.4 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 94%. Trae Berhow averages 13.9 points per game in 28.0 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.3 assists per contest and 4.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 58% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Tyler Bey averages 12.9 points per game while playing 27.9 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 11.6 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 77%. McKinley Wright IV averages 11.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.4 rebounds per contest and 3.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 69%.
Useful Team Statistics
UNI averages 76.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 100th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 14.9 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 41st. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 112th in the nation. They average 38.0 rebounds per game and 11.4 assists per game, which ranks them 113th and 291st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 328th with 11.2 per game. The Panthers allow 61.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 36th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 94th and 98th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.3 rebounds a game which ranks 69th and they give up 8.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 6th place in Division 1. They force 12.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 42nd in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Colorado is 264th in the country with 67.6 points per game this year. They are 310th in Division 1 in shooting at 40%, while their average scoring margin is 9.4. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 185th in the nation. They are 101st in the NCAA in rebounding with 38.5 boards per game, and 293rd in assists per contest with 11.4. The Buffaloes are 88th in turnovers per game with 14.9. The Buffaloes surrender 58.3 points per contest, which ranks them 18th in D-1. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 86th and 289th in those defensive statistics. They rank 47th with 10.1 assists allowed per contest and 80th with 32.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Buffaloes are 326th in country in forcing turnovers with 17.9 per game.
The Panthers have an offensive rating of 112.3, which is ranked 25th. They are 311th in college basketball in pace with 66.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 32nd. As a unit they are 39th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 46% of their shot attempts, ranking 33rd in D-1. UNI is 300th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions.
Colorado is 91st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.2 times per 100 possessions. The Buffaloes have an offensive rating of 96.3, which is ranked 267th. They are 187th in D-1 in pace with 70.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 46% is 303rd. As a unit they are 280th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 198th in the country.
Who will win tonight's UNI/Colorado college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Colorado -8.5
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