Colorado vs USC Predictions, Picks, Betting Tips 2/1/2020
Game: Colorado Buffaloes vs USC Trojans
Date: Saturday, February 1, 2020
Location: Galen Center in Los Angeles, CA
Odds/Point Spread: USC -1
The Colorado Buffaloes travel to Galen Center to play the USC Trojans on Saturday, February 1, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has USC as 1 point favorites.
Colorado heads into this matchup with a mark of 16-5. They currently have a point differential of 9.7 as they are averaging 71.9 points per contest while giving up 62.2 per game. USC has an overall mark of 17-4. They are averaging 73.0 points per contest and giving up 66.7, which is a point differential of 6.3.
Valuable Colorado Buffaloes Betting Trends
The Colorado Buffaloes are 10-10-1 against the spread
The Colorado Buffaloes are 12-9-0 against the over/under
Important USC Trojans Betting Trends
The USC Trojans are 12-9-0 against the spread
The USC Trojans are 7-13-1 against the over/under
Key Colorado Buffaloes Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key USC Trojans Injuries
12/16/19 G Charles O'Bannon Jr. Personal has left the program
Tyler Bey averages 13.3 points per game in 27.6 minutes per contest. He averages 1.8 assists per contest and 9.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%. McKinley Wright IV comes into this contest averaging 13.4 points per game while playing 34.0 minutes per night. He pulls down 5.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 62% while his free throw percentage is at 75%.
Jonah Mathews averages 13.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 31.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.3 rebounds per contest and 2.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 75%. Onyeka Okongwu averages 17.3 points per game while playing 29.5 minutes per contest. He grabs 8.9 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 62% and his free throw percentage is at 73%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Buffaloes allow 62.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 26th in Division 1. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 53rd and 189th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.7 rebounds a game which ranks 33rd, and they give up 10.9 assists per contest which puts them in 58th place in the NCAA. They force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 259th in the nation. Colorado averages 71.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 160th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 9.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 186th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 47th in D-1. They average 37.9 rebounds per game and 13.9 assists per contest, which ranks them 87th and 123rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 116th with 14.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Trojans surrender 66.7 points per contest, which ranks them 112th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 39% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 29th and 149th in those defensive statistics. They rank 146th with 12.1 assists allowed per contest, and 152nd with 34.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Trojans are 164th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.4 per game. USC is 129th in the country with 73.0 points per game this year. They are 152nd in the D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 6.3. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 96th in the nation. They are 37th in the country in rebounding with 39.6 boards per game and 56th in assists per contest with 15.0. The Trojans are 55th in turnovers per game with 14.9.
The Buffaloes are 136th in the nation in offensive rating with 103.4. In terms of pace they are 215th in the country with 69.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 162nd. As a team they are 106th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 191st in Division 1. Colorado is 109th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.5 times per 100 possessions.
USC is 87th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.8 times per 100 possessions. The Trojans are 190th in the country in offensive rating with 101. In terms of pace they are 113th in Division 1 with 71 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 197th. As a team they are 182nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 296th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Colorado/USC college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take USC -1
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