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BYU Cougars visit Colorado Buffaloes in NCAA College Basketball Betting

College basketball betting interest will be high on Saturday when the Cougars of BYU hit the hard court against the Buffaloes of Colorado.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the BYU Cougars before tip-off in this one found them as 5-point underdogs over at Bovada earlier.

BYU Cougars vs Colorado Buffaloes Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The BYU Cougars will try to spoil to the party and cover the point spread on Saturday; they are 3-2-1 ATS against the betting line this season, while the Colorado Buffaloes are 5-2 ATS. BYU Cougars are 3-3 on betting the total; Colorado Buffaloes are 4-3.

The Buffaloes - Cougars odds would favor the Buffaloes if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Colorado is rated No. 28 in the current Odds Shark poll, while BYU is at No. 95.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Colorado's No. 29-ranked offense, averaging 83.88 PPG, against a Cougars defense that ranks No. 109 at 68 PPG. The Buffaloes field goal percentage has averaged 47.58% so far, more than the Cougars marksmen have achieved on the year, 47.09% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

BYU got 24 points from Chase Fischer en route to a 80-68 victory over Utah State on Wednesday at Marriott Center.

Betting Trends
  • BYU is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • BYU is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • BYU is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of BYU's last 11 games on the road
  • Colorado is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • Colorado is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

BYU home to Central Michigan, Friday, December 18th
Colorado at Nicholls State, Friday, December 18th