No. 1 Wildcats play host to Buffaloes
The Arizona Wildcats will be looking to keep their perfect record intact on Thursday night as they play host to the Colorado Buffaloes in college basketball betting action.
The Wildcats and Buffaloes met three times last season, with Arizona going 2-1 SU but just 1-2 ATS in those matchups.
Overall the Wildcats hold the slight edge against the Buffaloes with records of 4-3 SU and ATS in their last seven meetings.
Arizona battles the Buffaloes, currently sitting with a 15-4 mark (10-8 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 5-12 for the Wildcats and 9-9 for the Buffaloes.
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Arizona Wildcats as -15.5-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.
The Wildcats sit at No. 3 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Buffaloes sit at No. 79 on the same chart.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Buffaloes rank No. 30 in NCAA Division 1 with 39.16 per game. That compares with Arizona’s No. 27 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Arizona is college basketball's No. 178-ranked team at 5.5 per game, while the Buffaloes rate No. 186 with 5.42 per game.
A few Buffaloes at Wildcats trends to consider:
Colorado is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
Colorado is 15-3 SU in its last 18 games
Colorado is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 6 games when playing Arizona
Arizona is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
Arizona is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Arizona's last 6 games
Arizona is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Colorado at Arizona State, Saturday, January 25th
Arizona at Utah, Sunday, January 26th