Colorado Buffaloes vs Wyoming Cowboys Odds
Colorado pays a visit to Wyoming on Saturday, hoping to send the Cowboys to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Arena-Auditorium.
This season, the Cowboys are 7-0 overall and 4-1 ATS ATS, while the Buffaloes are 6-0 and 4-1 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Wyoming boasts a 1-1 on the OU, and Colorado is 1-1.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 309-ranked Cowboys and the No. 19-rated Buffaloes in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 81-75 win for the Cowboys on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Buffaloes is ranked No. 43 in NCAA hoops at 40.7 per game. Contrast that with Wyoming’s No. 259 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Wyoming is the No. 65-ranked team in the country at 7.6 per game, while Colorado rates No. 212 at 5.7 per game.
Defensively, Colorado features the nation's No. 48-rated defense on the road, allowing 58 points per game. Wyoming, meanwhile, comes in at No. 249 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Colorado was an 85-80 winner at home against Texas Southern. Spencer Dinwiddie scored 24 points leading the Buffaloes to an 85-80 victory over Texas Southern at Coors Events Center on Tuesday.
Last time out for Wyoming, they were a 68-40 winner as they battled Santa Barbara on the road. They covered in the match as a 1.5-point favorite. The battle between the Cowboys and Gauchos didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Santa Barbara was handed a 68-40 defeat on Wednesday at Thunderdome.
Colorado Buffaloes Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Colorado State are 7-3
After playing Texas Southern are 2-1
After a win are 9-1
Wyoming Cowboys Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
After a win are 7-3
A few Buffaloes at Cowboys trends to consider:
Colorado is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado's last 6 games on the road
Wyoming is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Wyoming is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Wyoming is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Colorado
Colorado home to Colorado State, Wednesday, December 5
Wyoming at Illinois State, Tuesday, December 4