Colorado Buffaloes vs Oregon Ducks Prediction, 1/25/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Colorado Buffaloes vs Oregon Ducks
Date: Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Location: Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, OR
The Colorado Buffaloes (12-6) are traveling to Matthew Knight Arena on Tuesday where they will compete against the Oregon Ducks (12-6).
The Colorado Buffaloes faced UCLA and went home with a loss by a final score of 71-65 in their last game. Regarding fouls, the Buffaloes ended up finishing with 22 and UCLA totaled 18 fouls. They also knocked down 6 of 14 tries from 3-point land. UCLA ended up going 83.3% from the charity stripe by making 15 of their 18 attempts. On top of that, UCLA snagged 24 boards (9 offensive, 15 defensive), but didn't record a block for the team. UCLA doled out 10 dimes and had 11 steals in this game. In relation to the defense, Colorado let their opponent shoot 43.1% from the field on 25 of 58 shooting. They also dished out 16 assists in the matchup as well as forcing the opposition into 10 turnovers and earning 1 steal. Pertaining to grabbing rebounds, they collected 29 with 6 of them being offensive. At the charity stripe, the Buffaloes knocked down 15 of their 17 shots for a percentage of 88.2%. Colorado walked away from the contest having earned a 50.0% FG percentage (22 out of 44) and buried 6 out of their 15 shots from 3-point land.
Jabari Walker is someone who played a role for this contest. He accounted for 19 points on 6 out of 13 shooting. He saw the court for 31 mins and also grabbed 7 boards. He finished shooting 46.2% from the floor but wasn't able to get an assist.
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Colorado heads into this contest with a mark of 12-6 for the season. They currently have an average of 70.3 points per outing (214th in the nation) while going 44.2% from the floor. The Buffaloes are shooting 33.1% on 3-pointers (103 of 311) and 73.0% from the charity stripe. As a team, Colorado is snagging 38.0 rebounds per game and is sitting with 233 dimes on the season, which ranks 201st in the nation in terms of passing the ball. They turn it over 13.8 times per contest and as a unit are committing 16.3 personal fouls on a nightly basis.
Defensively, the Buffaloes are forcing 12.4 turnovers per contest and they draw 20.3 personal fouls. They surrender 32.2% on shots from beyond the perimeter while they are 103rd in D-1 in opponents PPG (66.1). The Buffaloes defense is allowing a field goal percentage of 41.0% (426 of 1,040) and they concede 32.3 boards per game as a squad. They are 99th in college basketball in giving up assists to their opponents with 202 conceded for the campaign.
The last time they took the hardwood, the Oregon Ducks took home the win by a final score of 84-56 when they played Washington. Concerning rebounding, Oregon permitted Washington to snag 31 in total (14 offensive). They went 20.0% from distance by going 4 out of 20 and ended up shooting 18 out of 23 from the charity stripe (78.3%). The Ducks permitted Washington to convert 17 of their 55 attempts from the field which gave them a percentage of 30.9% in the game. Overall, the Ducks finished shooting 32 out of 59 from the floor which had them shooting 54.2%. When talking about shots from beyond the perimeter, Oregon made 9 out of 18 tries (50.0%). They were able to bury 11 of the free throw attempts for a clip of 84.6%. Washington was called for 18 fouls for the game which took the Ducks to the free throw line for a total of 13 tries. They gave up possession 12 times, while getting 9 steals in this matchup. The Ducks corralled 20 defensive boards and 5 offensive rebounds totaling 25 in this contest.
Will Richardson pitched in for the Ducks in this matchup. He made 8 of 11 for the contest giving him a field goal percentage of 72.7%, and tallied 3 rebounds. He racked up 21 points in his 31 mins on the court and earned 4 assists for this contest.
Oregon has a record of 12-6 for the year. The Ducks are committing 16.7 fouls per contest and they go 65.3% from the charity stripe. They are earning an assist 12.4 times per contest (246th in college basketball) and they turn the ball over 11.9 times per contest. Oregon has accounted for 1,322 pts so far this season (73.4 per game) and they snag 34.6 boards per contest. On the offensive side of the ball, the Ducks are hitting on 46.9% from the floor, which is 55th in college basketball.
The Ducks on the defensive end are ranked 135th in the nation in PPG allowed with 67.1. They are able to force 14.0 TO's per game and have let teams shoot 43.2% from the field (207th in Division 1). The Oregon defense gives up 31.4% from downtown (121 of 385) and opponents are making 71.2% of their shots from the charity stripe. They surrender 12.1 dimes and 32.9 boards per game, which is ranked 146th and 99th in those defensive categories.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Oregon
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