Washington State vs Colorado predictions 1/23/20 College Basketball Picks & Tips
Game: Washington State Cougars vs Colorado Buffaloes
Date: Thursday, January 23, 2020
Location: Coors Events Center in Boulder, CO
Odds/Point Spread: Colorado -14
The Washington State Cougars head to Coors Events Center to take on the Colorado Buffaloes on Thursday, January 23, 2020. The opening line for this game has Colorado as 14 point favorites.
Washington State comes into this game with an overall record of 12-7. They currently have a point differential of 5.5 as they are averaging 72.4 points per game while giving up 66.9 per contest. Colorado has an overall mark of 14-4. They are averaging 71.6 points per contest and giving up 62.0, which is a point differential of 9.6.
Valuable Washington State Cougars Betting Trends
The Washington State Cougars are 8-10-1 against the spread this season
The Washington State Cougars are 11-8-0 against the over/under this year
Important Colorado Buffaloes Betting Trends
The Colorado Buffaloes are 8-9-1 against the spread this season
The Colorado Buffaloes are 10-8-0 against the over/under this year
Key Washington State Cougars Injuries
11/08/19 G Ryan Rapp Undisclosed is out indefinitely
01/22/20 F Tony Miller Ankle is questionable Thursday vs Colorado
01/15/20 G Jaylen Shead Hip is out indefinitely
01/10/20 F Marvin Cannon Knee is out indefinitely
01/04/20 F Deion James Heart is out for season
Key Colorado Buffaloes Injuries
No key injuries to report
Isaac Bonton averages 14.6 points per contest in 31.3 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.6 assists per game and 4.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 35% for the season while his free throw percentage is 79%. CJ Elleby comes into this game averaging 18.9 points per contest while playing 32.3 minutes per night. He grabs 7.2 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Tyler Bey averages 13.1 points per game and he sees the court an average of 27.7 minutes per game. He also hauls in 9.4 rebounds per game and dishes 1.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 77%. McKinley Wright IV scores 13.5 points per contest while playing 33.8 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.2 rebounds per contest and has 5.0 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 74%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cougars allow 66.9 points per contest which is 124th in the country. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 278th and 80th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 36.2 rebounds a game which ranks 235th, and they allow 10.5 assists per game which puts them in 42nd place in D-1. They force 15.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 299th in Division 1. Washington State averages 72.4 points per contest, which is 150th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 5.5 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a unit, which has them ranked 318th. From 3-point territory they shoot 31%, which is good for 284th in the nation. They average 37.1 boards per contest and 11.8 assists per game, which ranks them 120th and 280th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 329th with 11.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Buffaloes give up 62.0 points per game, which ranks them 36th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 63rd and 120th in those defensive statistics. They rank 53rd with 10.7 dimes allowed per game and 45th with 31.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Buffaloes are 249th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.8 per contest. Colorado is 176th in the country with 71.6 points per contest this season. They are 187th in D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 9.6. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 54th in the country. They are 90th in the nation in rebounding with 37.9 boards per contest and 159th in assists per game with 13.4. The Buffaloes are 120th in turnovers per contest with 14.1.
The Cougars have an offensive rating of 101.2, which is ranked 182nd. They are 114th in college basketball in pace with 71.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 47% is 309th. As a unit they are 296th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 145th in D-1. Washington State is 340th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions.
Colorado is 108th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.6 times per 100 possessions. The Buffaloes have an offensive rating of 102.6, which is ranked 153rd. They are 216th in D-1 in pace with 69.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 170th. As a unit they are 119th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 192nd in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Washington State +14 and over 138 total points
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