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Colorado Buffaloes Visit Utah Utes in NCAA Basketball Betting Battle

The Utah Utes hope to be lousy hosts on Sunday as the Colorado Buffaloes pay a visit to Jon M. Huntsman Center on the college basketball betting odds menu.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening NCAA basketball betting line for this matchup, Utah sat as -5-point favorites over at MyBookie. Also, check out the current over/under betting total for points scored, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline

Colorado Buffaloes vs Utah Utes Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Colorado Buffaloes have watched them go 10-3 and 4-8 ATS on the college basketball season, while the Utah Utes are at 9-3 and 4-6 ATS. In totals betting, the Utah Utes are 6-3-1, while the Colorado Buffaloes have a 2-10 mark.

The Utes - Buffaloes odds would favor the Utes if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Utah is rated No. 55 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Colorado is at No. 101.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Utah's No. 36-ranked scoring average of 81.75 PPG, against a Colorado Buffaloes defense rated No. 78 and allowing 66.77 PPG. The Utah Utes FG% has averaged 50.22% to date this season, more than the Colorado Buffaloes shooters have managed so far (43.78% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Buffaloes got 17 points from Derrick White as Colorado ran past Eastern Washington 76-68 on Thursday at Coors Events Center.

Utah earned a 74-66 victory over Stephen F. Austin on Sunday, getting 17 points from David Collette at Stan Sheriff Center.

Betting Trends
  • Colorado is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • Colorado is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Colorado is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Colorado's last 11 games on the road
  • Utah is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Utah is 19-5 SU in its last 24 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Utah's last 7 games
  • Utah is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Colorado at Arizona State, Thursday, January 5th
Utah at Arizona, Thursday, January 5th