Washington State vs Colorado Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 3/11/2020
Game: Washington State Cougars vs Colorado Buffaloes
Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Location: T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV
TV: PAC12 Network
Odds/Point Spread: Colorado -9
The Washington State Cougars head to T-Mobile Arena to take on the Colorado Buffaloes on Wednesday, March 11, 2020. The opening line for this game has Colorado as 9 point favorites.
Washington State heads into this matchup with a mark of 15-16. They currently have a point differential of -0.3 as they are averaging 69.5 points per contest while giving up 69.7 per game. Colorado has an overall mark of 21-10. They are averaging 71.0 points per contest and giving up 63.7, which is a point differential of 7.3.
Valuable Washington State Cougars Betting Trends
The Washington State Cougars are 13-17-1 against the spread this season
The Washington State Cougars are 16-15-0 against the over/under this year
Important Colorado Buffaloes Betting Trends
The Colorado Buffaloes are 12-18-1 against the spread this season
The Colorado Buffaloes are 17-13-1 against the over/under this year
Key Washington State Cougars Injuries
03/09/20 F Jeff Pollard Hand is questionable Wednesday vs Colorado
01/15/20 G Jaylen Shead Hip is out indefinitely
01/04/20 F Deion James Heart is out for season
Key Colorado Buffaloes Injuries
03/09/20 F Jakub Dombek Undisclosed is questionable Wednesday vs Washington State
03/09/20 F Dallas Walton Concussion is questionable Wednesday vs Washington State
CJ Elleby comes into this game averaging 18.0 points per contest while playing 33.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 7.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 82%. Isaac Bonton averages 15.3 points per contest in 32.6 minutes per game. He averages 3.9 assists per game and 3.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 34% for the season while his free throw percentage is 84%.
McKinley Wright IV scores 14.2 points per contest while playing 34.8 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.6 rebounds per contest and has 5.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 78%. Tyler Bey averages 13.7 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 28.9 minutes per game. He also brings in 9.1 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
Washington State averages 69.5 points per contest, which is 228th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is -0.3 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a unit, which has them ranked 338th. From 3-point territory they shoot 30%, which is good for 313th in the nation. They average 36.4 boards per contest and 11.4 assists per game, which ranks them 122nd and 295th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 254th with 12.3 per game. The Cougars allow 69.7 points per contest, which is 183rd in the NCAA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 290th and 112th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 37.3 rebounds a game which ranks 291st, and they allow 11.7 assists per game which puts them in 101st place in the country. They force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 302nd in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Colorado is 182nd in the nation with 71.0 points per contest this season. They are 172nd in the country in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 7.3. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 65th in the NCAA. They are 99th in D-1 in rebounding with 36.9 boards per contest and 142nd in assists per game with 13.5. The Buffaloes are 159th in turnovers per contest with 13.3. The Buffaloes give up 63.7 points per game, which ranks them 34th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 78th and 218th in those defensive statistics. They rank 49th with 10.8 dimes allowed per game and 31st with 31.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Buffaloes are 172nd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.2 per contest this year.
The Cougars have an offensive rating of 97, which is ranked 280th. They are 86th in college basketball in pace with 71 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 46% is 336th. As a unit they are 327th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 126th in D-1. Washington State is 292nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions.
Colorado is 135th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions. The Buffaloes have an offensive rating of 103.5, which is ranked 131st. They are 243rd in D-1 in pace with 68 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 138th. As a unit they are 109th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 144th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Washington State/Colorado college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Washington State +9
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