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March 7, 11:40 PM | Staples Center

Utah Utes vs Colorado Buffaloes Odds

6-24TEAM RECORD19-11

Colorado looks to cover the Buffaloes-Utes pointspread on Wednesday and improve its overall 19-11 mark when they host Utah in college basketball action.

This is a conference playoff game in the Pac 12 Tournament. The game is being played at Staples Center, which makes it technically a neutral site match.

Colorado will face the 6-24 Utes, who own a 13-15-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Buffaloes are 11-15 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Utes are 14-15 favoring the OVER.

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Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back visiting Utah before tip-off in this one will find them as 12.5-point underdogs.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 34-rated Buffaloes and the No. 342-ranked Utes, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 70-50 result in favor of the Buffaloes.


How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Colorado has the nation's No. 159-rated offensive output, at 68.6 PPG. The visiting Utes defense ranks No. 260 allowing on average 70.3 PPG. The Buffaloes FG% has averaged 44.8% so far, more than the Utes marksmen have achieved on the year, 40.7% per game.

Defensively, Utah features the nation's No. 290-rated defense on the road, allowing 75 points per game. Colorado, meanwhile, comes in at No. 174 nationally in scoring at home.

Utah was a 94-48 loser in its last match on the road against Oregon. They failed to cover the 17-point spread as underdogs. Utah was run off the court by the Ducks on Saturday as Oregon routed them 94-48 at Matthew Knight Arena.

Last time out for Colorado, they were an 83-69 loser as they battled Oregon State on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 5-point underdog. Askia Booker scored 15 points in a futile effort to lead the Buffaloes to a win (they lost 83-69 to Oregon State at Gill Coliseum on Saturday).

Utah Utes Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
After playing Oregon are 1-3
After a loss are 2-8

Colorado Buffaloes Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
After playing Oregon State are 5-0
After a loss are 7-3

A few Utes at Buffaloes trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing Utah
Colorado is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Utah
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado's last 7 games
Colorado is 14-7 SU in its last 21 games