Oregon vs Colorado College Basketball Game Picks 1/2/2020
Game: Oregon Ducks vs Colorado Buffaloes
Date: Thursday, January 2, 2020
Location: Coors Events Center in Boulder, CO
Odds/Point Spread: Colorado -1
The Oregon Ducks head to Coors Events Center to take on the Colorado Buffaloes on Thursday, January 2, 2020. The opening line for this game has Colorado as 1 point favorites.
Oregon comes into this game with an overall record of 11-2. They currently have a point differential of 14.3 as they are averaging 80.3 points per game while giving up 66.0 per contest. Colorado has an overall record of 11-2. They are averaging 71.8 points per game and surrendering 60.5, good for a point differential of 11.2.
Valuable Oregon Ducks Betting Trends
The Oregon Ducks are 10-3-0 against the spread this season
The Oregon Ducks are 9-3-1 against the over/under this year
Important Colorado Buffaloes Betting Trends
The Colorado Buffaloes are 5-7-1 against the spread this season
The Colorado Buffaloes are 7-6-0 against the over/under this year
Key Oregon Ducks Injuries
12/29/19 F Shakur Juiston Leg is questionable
11/22/19 G Will Johnson Knee is out for season
Key Colorado Buffaloes Injuries
No key injuries to report
Payton Pritchard comes into this game averaging 18.5 points per contest while playing 34.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 6.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 74%. Chris Duarte averages 12.3 points per contest in 26.6 minutes per game. He averages 1.7 assists per game and 5.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% for the season while his free throw percentage is 79%.
McKinley Wright IV scores 12.8 points per contest while playing 33.5 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.2 rebounds per contest and has 4.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 75%. Tyler Bey averages 12.5 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 27.3 minutes per game. He also brings in 9.5 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
Oregon averages 80.3 points per contest, which is 33rd in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 14.3 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a unit, which has them ranked 8th. From 3-point territory they shoot 42%, which is good for 5th in the nation. They average 37.2 boards per contest and 15.3 assists per game, which ranks them 140th and 68th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 261st with 12.5 per game. The Ducks allow 66.0 points per contest, which is 123rd in the NCAA. They also surrender a 39% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 39th and 66th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.5 rebounds a game which ranks 111th, and they allow 11.8 assists per game which puts them in 124th place in the country. They force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 134th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Colorado is 191st in the nation with 71.8 points per contest this season. They are 255th in the country in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is 11.2. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 48th in the NCAA. They are 58th in D-1 in rebounding with 39.5 boards per contest and 170th in assists per game with 13.5. The Buffaloes are 65th in turnovers per contest with 15.1. The Buffaloes give up 60.5 points per game, which ranks them 26th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 39% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 59th and 177th in those defensive statistics. They rank 69th with 10.8 dimes allowed per game and 42nd with 31.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Buffaloes are 281st in the nation in forcing turnovers with 15.9 per contest this year.
The Ducks are 4th in the nation in offensive rating with 115.9. In terms of pace they are 282nd in the country with 68 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 57% is 7th. As a team they are 16th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 213th in Division 1. Oregon is 276th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions.
Colorado is 70th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.5 times per 100 possessions. The Buffaloes have an offensive rating of 101.4, which is ranked 186th. They are 196th in D-1 in pace with 70.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 217th. As a unit they are 156th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 173rd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Oregon/Colorado college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Oregon +1
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