Washington at Colorado College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/12/2019
Saturday, January 12, 2019
CU Events Center
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The Washington Huskies travel to CU Events Center to play the Colorado Buffaloes on Saturday, January 12, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Colorado as 1.5 point favorites.
Washington heads into this matchup with a mark of 11-4. They currently have a point differential of 6.3 as they are averaging 71.9 points per contest while giving up 65.6 per game. Colorado has an overall record of 10-5. They are averaging 77.7 points per game and surrendering 68.5, good for a point differential of 9.1.
Valuable Washington Huskies Betting Trends
The Washington Huskies are 5-8-1 against the spread
The Washington Huskies are 5-9-0 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 Huskies Injuries
No key injuries to report
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
Jaylen Nowell comes into this contest averaging 16.5 points per game while playing 34.4 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 75%. Noah Dickerson averages 14.4 points per game in 25.0 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.9 assists per contest and 6.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 54% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%.
McKinley Wright IV averages 13.6 points per game while playing 31.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.1 rebounds per game and has 5.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 75%. Lucas Siewert averages 11.8 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 50% and his free throw percentage is 72%.
Useful Team Statistics
Washington averages 71.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 235th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 6.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 170th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 242nd in the nation. They average 34.8 rebounds per game and 12.1 assists per game, which ranks them 242nd and 285th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 230th with 12.8 per game. The Huskies allow 65.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 49th in the country. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 29th and 166th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.8 rebounds a game which ranks 168th and they give up 13.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 216th place in Division 1. They force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 242nd in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Colorado is 90th in the country with 77.7 points per game this year. They are 128th in Division 1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 9.1. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 221st in the nation. They are 79th in the NCAA in rebounding with 38.1 boards per game, and 244th in assists per contest with 12.7. The Buffaloes are 124th in turnovers per game with 14.1. The Buffaloes surrender 68.5 points per contest, which ranks them 108th in D-1. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 156th and 43rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 18th with 10.2 assists allowed per contest and 54th with 32.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Buffaloes are 193rd in country in forcing turnovers with 14.1 per game.
The Huskies are 155th in the nation in offensive rating with 105.2. In terms of pace they are 281st in the country with 68.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 186th. As a team they are 164th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 182nd in Division 1. Washington is 180th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions.
Colorado is 139th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions. The Buffaloes have an offensive rating of 107.1, which is ranked 116th. They are 112th in D-1 in pace with 71.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 160th. As a unit they are 125th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 235th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Washington/Colorado college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Colorado -1.5
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