Washington State travels to Colorado a massive underdog. The home team Buffalos award the Cougars 13 points in their Pac 12 throw down on Thursday night. Will Washington State cover the gigantic spread? Or, will Colorado show why they’re a top Pac 12 squad? Check out the college basketball odds, analysis and a free pick for Washington State vs Colorado!
Washington State vs Colorado 2020 College Basketball Spread & Game Info
- When: Thursday, Jan. 23 at 10:00 pm ET
- Where: CU Events Center, Boulder, CO
- TV: Pac 12
- ATS Odds: Colorado -13
- Over/Under Odds: 138 ½
Why the Washington State Cougars are a good bet +13?
Washington State has become a force in the Pac 12. Although the Cougars are 12-7, they are on a 2-game winning streak. On Jan 18, they beat Oregon State SU 89-76 as a +3 ½ underdog. As impressive as the win was, the win before was more impressive. The Cougars upset Oregon 71-61 on Jan. 16 as a +9 dog. WASU has become a contender in the Pac 12. They’re 1 ½ games behind USC and Stanford in the conference.
- Points/G: 72.4
- Field Goal %: 40.6
- 3-Point %: 31
- Free Throw %: 73.3
- Rebounds/G: 34
- Points/G: 66.9
- Field Goal %: 44.9
- 3-Point %: 30.7
- Free Throw %: 68.6
- Rebounds/G: 33.1
Why the Colorado Buffalos are a good bet -13?
Colorado heads into this off a loss to Arizona. But the Buffalos have some huge wins already. They beat Oregon 74-65 at home on Jan. 2. On Jan. 12, Colorado dominated Utah 91-52 as an 8 ½ point favorite. The Buffalos are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games. Also, Colorado is 10-2 SU at home this season. They can beat up Washington State on Thursday night.
- Points/G: 71.6
- Field Goal %: 43.5
- 3-Point %: 36.2
- Free Throw %: 73
- Rebounds/G: 34.9
- Points/G: 62
- Field Goal %: 40
- 3-Point %: 31.6
- Free Throw %: 71.9
- Rebounds/G: 29.2
College Basketball Betting Trends for Washington State Cougars vs Colorado Buffalos
- Cougars are 2-5-1 ATS in their last 8 games as a favorite
- Washington State is 7-22-1 ATS in their last 30 road games
- Home team is 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings
- Over is 4-1 in Cougars last 5
- Colorado is 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games
- Buffalos are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games
- Colorado is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Thursday games
- Over is 8-0 in Buffalos last 8 home games
Washington State vs Colorado Final Betting Analysis
Colorado’s signature win happened on Dec. 21. They upset Dayton in overtime 78-76 on a neutral court. The Buffalos entered that matchup a +5 dog. But while the win was impressive, Colorado faces a tough spread to cover on Jan. 23.
The Washington State Cougars have gelled. The Cougars followed up their upset win against Oregon with a massive 89-76 victory over Oregon State. Although the Cougars allowed the Beavers to score 76 points, the win showed that WASU can take a run and gun battle.
Washington State could surprise Colorado on the moneyline. The Buffalos don’t always play their best basketball on their home court. Check out the loss to the Beavers for evidence. Take the points on the Cougars.
College Basketball Betting Pick: Washington State +13