Washington Huskies vs Colorado Buffaloes Odds
A key Week 12 battle has the visiting Huskies travelling to Colorado on Saturday to face the Buffaloes.
They battle the Huskies, currently with a 6-4 mark (6-4 ATS). The over under records, important for totals bettors, are 5-4 for the Buffaloes and 3-6 for the Huskies.
Betting Line: The home team opened as 21-point underdogs in this NCAA football battle at 5Dimes. No over under line was available early in the week, but was set to posted shortly.
Power Rankings / Prediction: The Buffaloes - Huskies odds would favor the Huskies if the lines were set according to power ranks. Colorado is rated No. 121 in our latest OddsShark poll, while the Huskies sit at No. 35. Math models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 25--2 win for the Huskies.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Colorado's No. 118-ranked offense (17.6 PPG) against a Huskies defense that ranks No. 53 at 25.2 PPG. The Buffaloes passing attack has averaged 195.3 yards per game, more than the Huskies give up through the air (186.6 YPG on average).
In comparing defenses, the Huskies own the league's No. 119-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 266.8 yards per game when on the road. Colorado, on the other hand, rates No. 122 this week in generating rushing yards at home.
Washington won its last outing, a 34-15 result against Utah on November 10. Washington covered in that game as a 1-point underdog, while the 49 combined points took the game OVER the total. In their last game, Washington got a 162-yard performance from Bishop Sankey as a key part of its 34-15 win over Utah.
Colorado lost its last outing, a 56-31 result against Arizona on November 10. Colorado covered in that game as a 28.5-point underdog, while the 87 combined points took the game OVER the total. In their last game, Colorado got a 137-yard performance from Christian Powell, but Arizona prevailed 56-31.
Washington Huskies Trends:
When playing in November are 6-4
When playing on grass are 2-8
After outgaining opponent are 4-6
When playing within the conference are 5-5
Colorado Buffaloes Trends:
When playing in November are 4-6
When playing on grass are 1-9
After being outgained are 3-7
When playing within the conference are 3-7
A few Huskies at Buffaloes trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 6 games on the road
Washington is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
Washington is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games on the road
Colorado is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
Colorado is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games at home
Colorado is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games at home
Colorado is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
Washington at Washington State, Friday, November 23
Colorado home to Utah, Friday, November 23