Washington State at Colorado College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/10/2019
Thursday, January 10, 2019
CU Events Center
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The Washington State Cougars travel to CU Events Center to play the Colorado Buffaloes on Thursday, January 10, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Colorado as 10 point favorites.
Washington State heads into this matchup with a mark of 7-7. They currently have a point differential of 4.4 as they are averaging 81.1 points per contest while giving up 76.7 per game. Colorado has an overall mark of 9-5. They are averaging 76.6 points per contest and giving up 69.1, which is a point differential of 7.5.
Valuable Washington State Cougars Betting Trends
The Washington State Cougars are 8-6-0 against the spread
The Washington State Cougars are 10-3-1 against the over/under
Important Colorado Buffaloes Betting Trends
The Colorado Buffaloes are 6-8-0 against the spread
The Colorado Buffaloes are 4-10-0 against the over/under
Key Washington State Cougars Injuries
01/09/19 F Robert Franks Hip missed last game, is questionable Thursday vs Colorado
Key Colorado Buffaloes Injuries
10/18/18 F Dallas Walton ACL is out for season
01/05/19 G Deleon Brown Academics is out indefinitely
Robert Franks comes into this contest averaging 22.1 points per game while playing 32.7 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 7.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 72%. CJ Elleby averages 16.4 points per game in 31.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.3 assists per contest and 7.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 68%.
McKinley Wright IV averages 13.9 points per game while playing 31.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.4 rebounds per game and has 5.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 75%. Lucas Siewert averages 12.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.1 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
Washington State averages 81.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 47th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 4.4 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 76th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 81st in the nation. They average 35.2 rebounds per game and 15.9 assists per game, which ranks them 223rd and 51st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 216th with 13.0 per game. The Cougars allow 76.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 286th in the country. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 258th and 215th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.7 rebounds a game which ranks 211th and they give up 14.9 assists per contest, which puts them in 297th place in Division 1. They force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 133rd in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Colorado is 115th in the country with 76.6 points per game this year. They are 165th in Division 1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 7.5. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 251st in the nation. They are 93rd in the NCAA in rebounding with 37.9 boards per game, and 276th in assists per contest with 12.2. The Buffaloes are 114th in turnovers per game with 14.3. The Buffaloes surrender 69.1 points per contest, which ranks them 122nd in D-1. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 180th and 86th in those defensive statistics. They rank 33rd with 10.6 assists allowed per contest and 61st with 32.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Buffaloes are 206th in country in forcing turnovers with 14.2 per game.
The Cougars have an offensive rating of 110.6, which is ranked 63rd. They are 65th in college basketball in pace with 73.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 43rd. As a unit they are 35th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shot attempts, ranking 39th in D-1. Washington State is 224th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions.
Colorado is 130th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.1 times per 100 possessions. The Buffaloes have an offensive rating of 105.3, which is ranked 157th. They are 106th in D-1 in pace with 72.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 199th. As a unit they are 158th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 245th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Washington State/Colorado college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Colorado -10
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