Arkansas State Red Wolves visit Colorado Buffaloes in NCAA Basketball wagering battle
|Arkansas State Red Wolves||Colorado Buffaloes|
|2-1||November 18, 2013, 09:00 | Coors Events Center||3-1|
Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Coors Events Center Monday as host Colorado looks to handle the Arkansas State Red Wolves in NCAA hoops action.
The Red Wolves will try to spoil to the party on Monday; they are 0-2 ATS against the number this season, while the Buffaloes are 1-2 ATS. Arkansas State is 1-1 on the totals; Colorado is 1-2.
View Arkansas State Red Wolves vs Colorado Buffaloes Odds and Stats.
On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, Colorado sat as -11.5-point favorites over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline.
It's a betting matchup between the No. 101-rated Buffaloes and the No. 57-ranked Red Wolves, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.
In their last action, Arkansas State was an 85-64 loser on the road against Wyoming. They failed to cover the 8.5-point spread as underdogs. Arkansas State was crushed on Saturday, getting blown out by Wyoming and falling by an 85-64 score at Arena-Auditorium.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Colorado's No. 122-ranked scoring average of 77 PPG, against a Red Wolves defense rated No. 118 and allowing 69.33 PPG. The Buffaloes FG% has averaged 47.32% to date this season, more than the Red Wolves shooters have managed so far (39.41% per game).
A few Red Wolves at Buffaloes trends to consider:
Arkansas State is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games
Arkansas State is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games on the road
Colorado is 20-3 SU in its last 23 games at home
Arkansas State home to Central Arkansas, Sunday, November 24th
Colorado at Santa Barbara, Thursday, November 21st