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Colorado Buffaloes vs Texas Longhorns Betting Preview

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Feb 26, 4:00 PM | Coors Events Center

Texas Longhorns vs Colorado Buffaloes Odds

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Coors Events Center features an NCAAB clash between the host Colorado Buffaloes and the visiting Texas Longhorns in college hoops action on Saturday.

The Longhorns will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 17-5 ATS against the number this season, while the Buffaloes are 11-10 ATS. Texas is 6-15 on the totals; Colorado is 12-8.

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Betting Line:
The Longhorns are listed as 6.5-point favorites at many online sportsbooks.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 159-rated Buffaloes and the No. 1-ranked Longhorns, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 87-78 result in favor of the Longhorns.

How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Longhorns is ranked No. 7 in NCAA hoops at 40.9 per game. Contrast that with Colorado’s No. 132 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Colorado is the No. 231-ranked team in the country at 5.7 per game, while Texas rates No. 240 at 5.6 per game.

Defensively, Texas features the nation's No. 5-rated defense on the road, allowing 60.4 points per game. Colorado, meanwhile, comes in at No. 10 nationally in scoring at home.

Texas won its last outing, a 76-53 result against Iowa State on February 22. They covered in that game as a 18-point favorite. Texas cruised to victory on Tuesday, running Iowa State out of the gym and running up a 76-53 score at Frank Erwin Center.

Colorado was a 71-68 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Texas Tech. They covered the 1–point spread as favorites. Colorado earned a 71-68 victory over Texas Tech on Wednesday, getting 18 points from Levi Knutson at United Spirit Arena.

Texas Longhorns Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 9-1
Before playing Kansas State are 7-3
After playing Iowa State are 7-3
After a win are 9-1

Colorado Buffaloes Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Iowa State are 1-9
After playing Texas Tech are 3-7
After a win are 6-4

A few Longhorns at Buffaloes trends to consider:
Texas is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Texas's last 7 games on the road
Texas is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Colorado
Colorado is 13-2 SU in its last 15 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado's last 6 games at home
Colorado is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games
Colorado is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Texas

Next up:
Texas home to Kansas State, Monday, February 28
Colorado at Iowa State, Wednesday, March 2