Colorado Murray State Betting Preview
Murray State Racers vs Colorado Buffaloes Odds
The Colorado Buffaloes will try to pay off for their supporters on Sunday when they play host to the Murray State Racers at TD Arena in NCAA basketball action.
This matchup is a neutral-site affair being played at TD Arena.
Colorado battles the Racers, currently sitting with a 3-0 mark (2-0 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 0-1 for the Buffaloes and 0-0 for the Racers.
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Racers were listed as 1.5-point underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 54 (Buffaloes) and the No. 34 (Racers) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 89-74 result in favor of the Racers has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Colorado's No. 205-ranked offense, averaging 67 PPG, against a Racers defense that ranks No. 56 at 56.3 PPG. The Buffaloes field goal percentage has averaged 44.8% so far, less than the Racers marksmen have achieved on the year, 47.5% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Murray State owns the country's No. 143-rated mark, allowing 63 points per game on the highway. Colorado, on the other hand, rates No. 197 in scoring at home.
In their last action, Murray State was a 72-67 winner on the road against St. John's. They covered the 2.5-point spread as favorites. D'Angelo Harrison scored 27 points for St. John's on Friday, but the Racers managed a 72-67 victory over the Red Storm at TD Arena.
Colorado won its last outing, a 60-58 result against Baylor on November 16. They covered in that game as a 5-point underdog. Askia Booker scored 19 points leading the Buffaloes to a 60-58 victory over Baylor at TD Arena on Friday.
Murray State Racers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 9-1
After a win are 9-1
Colorado Buffaloes Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Air Force are 2-1
After playing Baylor are 5-5
After a win are 7-3
A few Racers at Buffaloes trends to consider:
Colorado is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
Murray State home to Old Dominion, Saturday, November 24
Colorado home to Air Force, Sunday, November 25