Stanford Cardinal vs Colorado Buffaloes Odds
Coors Events Center features an NCAA basketball betting clash between the host Colorado Buffaloes and the visiting Stanford Cardinal in college hoops action on Thursday.
Colorado battles the Cardinal, currently sitting with a 11-7 mark (6-10 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 6-7 for the Buffaloes and 6-7 for the Cardinal.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 38-ranked Buffaloes and the No. 61-rated Cardinal in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 73-72 win for the Cardinal on Thursday.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Cardinal is ranked No. 65 in NCAA hoops at 37.9 per game. Contrast that with Colorado’s No. 55 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Colorado is the No. 272-ranked team in the country at 5.1 per game, while Stanford rates No. 229 at 5.6 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Stanford owns the country's No. 191-rated mark, allowing 70.5 points per game on the highway. Colorado, on the other hand, rates No. 44 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Stanford, they were a 69-59 winner as they battled California at home. They covered in the match as a 6-point favorite. Stanford got 17 points from Dwight Powell en route to a 69-59 victory over California on Saturday at Maples Pavilion.
Colorado won its last outing, a 58-49 result against Washington State on January 19. They covered in that game as a 3-point underdog. Spencer Dinwiddie scored 16 points leading the Buffaloes to a 58-49 victory over Washington State at Friel Court on Saturday.
Stanford Cardinal Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Utah are 3-0
After playing California are 8-2
After a win are 5-5
Colorado Buffaloes Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing California are 5-3
After playing Washington State are 0-1
After a win are 6-4
A few Cardinal at Buffaloes trends to consider:
Stanford is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Stanford is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Colorado is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games
Colorado is 17-7 SU in its last 24 games
Colorado is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Stanford at Utah, Sunday, January 27
Colorado home to California, Sunday, January 27