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Colorado Buffaloes vs Texas Southern Tigers Betting Matchup Report

Texas Southern TigersColorado Buffaloes
March 16, 7:00 PM | Coors Events Center

Texas Southern Tigers vs Colorado Buffaloes Odds

19-12TEAM RECORD21-13

It's a huge point spread to cover and even a taller order to win outright, but Texas Southern will try to beat the Colorado Buffaloes on Wednesday in NIT betting action.

The Tigers will try to win as a No. 8 NIT seed and as a 21.5-point underdog at Bovada. Both Texas Southern and Colorado have trended slightly to the OVER in totals betting. (The best UNDER line was at Sportsbook.ag early Wednesday, home of the $14 million Bracket Mania Game.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 164-rated Buffaloes and the No. 175-ranked Tigers, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 76-70 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. 14-rated offensive output, at 79.6 PPG. The visiting Tigers defense ranks No. 83 allowing on average 64.6 PPG. The Buffaloes FG% has averaged 47.1% so far, more than the Tigers marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.7% per game.

Defensively, Texas Southern features the nation's No. 86-rated defense on the road, allowing 67.4 points per game. Colorado, meanwhile, comes in at No. 10 nationally in scoring at home.

Texas Southern lost its last outing, a 73-66 result against Alabama State on March 11. They failed to cover in that game as a 1-point favorite.

Colorado was a 90-83 loser in their most recent outing against Kansas. They covered the 12–point spread as underdogs.

Colorado Buffaloes Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
After playing Kansas are 1-9
After a loss are 6-4

A few Tigers at Buffaloes trends to consider:
Colorado is 16-2 SU in its last 18 games at home
Colorado is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Colorado's last 9 games at home