Pac 12 Tournament - Oregon State Beavers vs Buffaloes College Hoops Game Preview
Oregon State Beavers vs Colorado Buffaloes Odds
Colorado looks to cover the Buffaloes-Beavers pointspread on Wednesday and improve its overall 20-10 mark when they host Oregon State in college basketball wagering action.
The Pac 12 Tournament battle is part of the annual season-ending league tournament. The winner gets an automatic berth in the Madness, while all teams are trying to prove they deserve a spot. This game is being played at a neutral-site court (MGM Grand Garden Arena).
The Buffaloes sport records of 20-10 and 16-12 ATS heading into this battle, while the Beavers have 14-17 and 13-12-2 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 7-18 for the Buffaloes and 9-16 for the Beavers.
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Beavers were listed as 5-point underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 123-rated Oregon State taking on the No. 35-rated Buffaloes in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 73-70 win for the Buffaloes on Wednesday.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Colorado's No. 164-ranked scoring average of 67.9 PPG, against a Beavers defense rated No. 263 and allowing 70.1 PPG. The Buffaloes FG% has averaged 43.8% to date this season, less than the Beavers shooters have managed so far (44.9% per game).
Defensively, Oregon State features the nation's No. 237-rated defense on the road, allowing 72 points per game. Colorado, meanwhile, comes in at No. 81 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Oregon State, they were a 64-58 winner as they battled Colorado on the road. They covered in the match as a 10-point underdog. Oregon State got 17 points from Eric Moreland en route to a 64-58 victory over Colorado on Saturday at Coors Events Center.
Colorado lost its last outing, a 64-58 result against Oregon State on March 9. They failed to cover in that game as a 10-point favorite. Colorado suffered a 64-58 loss against Oregon State on Saturday, getting 18 points from Spencer Dinwiddie in a losing effort at Coors Events Center.
Oregon State Beavers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
After playing Colorado are 6-1
After a win are 4-6
Colorado Buffaloes Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
After playing Oregon State are 7-0
After a loss are 8-2
A few Beavers at Buffaloes trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing Oregon State
Colorado is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games
Colorado is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games