Colorado Buffaloes vs Stanford Cardinal Odds
Stanford looks to cover the Cardinal-Buffaloes pointspread on Wednesday and improve its overall 16-12 mark when they host Colorado in college basketball wagering action.
The Cardinal bring a 16-12 record (11-15 ATS) to this tilt against the 18-8 Buffaloes, who are 14-10 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Stanford go 12-11 so far and the Buffaloes go 7-14.
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Buffaloes were listed as 3.5-point underdogs earlier in the day at .
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 58 (Cardinal) and the No. 36 (Buffaloes) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 73-71 result in favor of the Buffaloes has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Buffaloes rank No. 58 in NCAA Division 1 with 37.5 per game. That compares with Stanford’s No. 77 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Stanford is college basketball's No. 153-ranked team at 6.3 per game, while the Buffaloes rate No. 260 with 5.3 per game.
Defensively, Colorado features the nation's No. 64-rated defense on the road, allowing 64.5 points per game. Stanford, meanwhile, comes in at No. 164 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Colorado was a 60-50 winner at home against Utah. They failed to cover the 12-point spread as favorites. Colorado got 13 points from Spencer Dinwiddie en route to a 60-50 victory over Utah on Thursday at Coors Events Center.
In their last action, Stanford was a 77-66 loser on the road against Oregon. They failed to cover the 5-point spread as underdogs. Dwight Powell scored 16 points in a futile effort to lead the Cardinal to a win (they lost 77-66 to Oregon at Matthew Knight Arena on Saturday).
Colorado Buffaloes Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing California are 6-3
After playing Utah are 5-3
After a win are 6-4
Stanford Cardinal Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing Utah are 3-1
After playing Oregon are 7-3
After a loss are 8-2
A few Buffaloes at Cardinal trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado's last 5 games on the road
Stanford is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Stanford's last 5 games when playing Colorado
Stanford is 17-5 SU in its last 22 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Stanford's last 7 games
Colorado at California, Saturday, March 2
Stanford home to Utah, Sunday, March 3