Utes visit Buffaloes in Week 13 battle
Utah Utes vs Colorado Buffaloes Odds
The visiting Utes hope to send their backers to the pay window on Friday as they look to cover the spread at Folsom Field against the Buffaloes.
The Buffaloes sit at 1-10 (2-9 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Utes are currently 4-7 (5-6 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Colorado is 5-5 OU, and Utah is 4-5-1 OU.
Betting Line: On the opening line for this matchup, the Buffaloes sat as 23-point underdogs, according to 5Dimes. The total, meanwhile, was 53 over at earlier this week.
Power Rankings / Prediction: The Buffaloes sit at No. 121 in the current NCAAF Power Rankings here at OddsShark, while the Utes are at No. 67 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Utes will win this game 29--2.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Colorado's No. 123-ranked offense (16.3 PPG) against a Utes defense that ranks No. 43 at 24.2 PPG. The Buffaloes passing attack has averaged 182.2 yards per game, less than the Utes give up through the air (228.8 YPG on average).
Defensively, the Utes feature the league's No. 32-rated road run defense, allowing 137.4 yards per game. Colorado, meanwhile, ranks No. 122 in rushing offense at home.
In their last action, Utah was a 34-24 loser at home against Arizona. They failed to cover the 3-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (58) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Travis Wilson's 311-yard performance through the air wasn't enough last time out, as Arizona earned a 34-24 win over Utah on Saturday at Rice-Eccles Stadium.
Colorado was a 38-3 loser in their most recent outing at home against Washington. They failed to cover the 20.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (41) made winners of UNDER bettors. Colorado didn’t make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Huskies as Washington blasted them 38-3 in Week 12 action.
Utah Utes Trends:
When playing in November are 6-4
When playing on grass are 5-5
After being outgained are 4-6
When playing within the conference are 3-7
Colorado Buffaloes Trends:
When playing in November are 4-6
When playing on grass are 0-10
After being outgained are 2-8
When playing within the conference are 2-8
A few Utes at Buffaloes trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Utah's last 5 games on the road
Utah is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
Utah is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Utah is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Colorado is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
Colorado is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
Colorado is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games at home
Colorado is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games at home