Oregon Ducks vs Colorado Buffaloes Odds
The Colorado Buffaloes host Oregon on Thursday, looking to build on their 19-9 mark against the 23-6 Ducks in college hoops action at Coors Events Center.
Colorado battles the Ducks, currently sitting with a 23-6 mark (11-14-2 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 7-16 for the Buffaloes and 9-14 for the Ducks.
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Ducks were listed as 3.5-point underdogs earlier in the day at .
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Buffaloes sit at No. 39 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Ducks sit at No. 43 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Ducks will win this game 76-71.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Colorado's No. 163 nationally ranked offense (68 points per game) against a Ducks defense that sits as the No. 82 at 62.9 PPG. The Buffaloes have been averaging 44% from the field, less than the Ducks have managed so far this season (45.1% on average).
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Oregon owns the country's No. 210-rated mark, allowing 71.1 points per game on the highway. Colorado, on the other hand, rates No. 71 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Oregon, they were an 85-75 winner as they battled Oregon State at home. They earned a push in the match as a 10-point favorite. The Ducks got 21 points from Carlos Emory as Oregon ran past Oregon State 85-75 on Thursday at Matthew Knight Arena.
Colorado lost its last outing, a 62-46 result against California on March 2. They failed to cover in that game as a 5-point underdog. Xavier Johnson scored 14 points in a futile effort to lead the Buffaloes to a win (they lost 62-46 to California at Haas Pavilion on Saturday).
Oregon Ducks Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Utah are 3-3
After playing Oregon State are 5-5
After a win are 8-2
Colorado Buffaloes Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Oregon State are 5-2
After playing California are 5-4
After a loss are 7-3
A few Ducks at Buffaloes trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oregon's last 5 games on the road
Oregon is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Oregon is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado's last 5 games
Colorado is 15-2 SU in its last 17 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games at home
Colorado is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
Oregon at Utah, Saturday, March 9
Colorado home to Oregon State, Saturday, March 9