Colorado Vs Oregon College Hoops Line & PickNoah Williams
The seventh-ranked Oregon Ducks are in for an easy outing this week versus the Colorado Buffaloes in a Pac-12 matchup this weekend. The college hoops betting line favors the Ducks by 12.5-points to beat the Buffaloes. Tip-off is this Saturday, February 18th at 3:00 PM ET on FOX from the Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Oregon.
Colorado Buffaloes Vs Oregon Ducks Line & Pick
What: Colorado Buffaloes (15-11) at No. 7 Oregon Ducks (22-4)
When: Saturday, February 18, 2017
Start Time: 3:00 PM ET
Where: Eugene, Oregon
Stadium: Matthew Knight Arena
Spread: Ducks -12.5 (-105)
Watch: FOX Sports
Stream: Fox Sports Go
Listen: Colorado vs Oregon
Why Bet The Colorado Buffaloes To Beat The Ducks
Colorado is 15-11 SU and 12-11-1 ATS this season after beating Washington (81-66) and Washington State (81-49) in two impressive showings. They average 76.3 points per game (Tied-109th) and allow 71.7 points per game (Tied-166th).
The Buffaloes average 44.9% shooting from the field (148th) and 35.0% shooting from three-point land (189th). Senior guard Derrick White went off with 23 points while shooting 9-11 from the field against Washington State. Senior Wesley Gordon returned from suspension with seven points, seven rebounds and three steals.
"We just played great team defense," said Derrick White. "Wes was great in there in the second half, getting his hands on a lot of balls they were trying to post-feed," White said.
Colorado averages 38.7 rebounds (Tied-46th), 14.2 assists (134th) and 4.96 steals per game. They have a +4.62 point differential. Gordon leads the team with 7.3 rebounds and White is tops with 1.2 steals.
Why Bet The Oregon Ducks To Beat The Buffaloes
The Ducks bounced back from a loss to UCLA with a win against Utah with 81-70 win in their last outing. They are 22-4 SU and 15-10 ATS this season. They average 79.0 points per game (Tied-53rd) and allow 64.4 points per game (34th).
Oregon averages 47.7% shooting from the field (40th) and 37.7 % from beyond the arc (65th). Junior forward Dillon Brooks (14.9 PPG & 3.0 APG) and sophomore guard Tyler Dorsey (13.1 PPG & 3.4 RPG) scored 21 and 19 points respectively in the win over USC.
"I didn’t want to leave my hometown without at least getting one win," Dorsey said. "The UCLA (loss) hurt us and we knew we just had to let that go and bounce back and come out with a lot of energy against USC."
Oregon averages 37.3 rebounds (106th), 16.9 assists (Tied-16th) and 6.50 steals per game. They have a +14.54 point differential this season. Junior forward Jordan Bell leads the team with 8.1 rebounds and 1.3 steals.
If You Still Can’t Decide Who To Bet On:
- Ducks are 9-2 ATS in their last 11 games as a favorite.
- Ducks are 11-2 ATS in their last 13 games overall.
- Buffaloes are 2-6-1 ATS in their last 9 road games.
Colorado Vs Oregon Expert ATS Pick
Colorado lost its first seven conference games but has won six of its past seven to move into seventh place. Oregon’s last home loss was 80-62 against Arizona on Jan. 8, 2015.
I am picking Oregon to cover.