Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Sun Devils versus the Buffaloes? Tip off is at at 8:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on FS1. The game will be played at CU Events Center in Boulder, CO. The over/under for this game is set at 149.5 points, and Colorado is favored by -15 vs. Arizona State in a Pac-12 conference matchup.

ARIZONA STATE SUN DEVILS VS COLORADO BUFFALOES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Arizona State Sun Devils +15

This game will be played at CU Events Center at 8:00 ET on Thursday, February 8th.

WHY BET THE ARIZONA STATE SUN DEVILS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-70 in favor of the Buffaloes.
  • Even though we have Colorado winning straight-up, we like Arizona State at +15.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 149.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 145 points.

Are the Sun Devils Ready for a Win at Boulder?

Arizona State heads into this game as a +15 underdog. On the season, they have a record of 11-11, including a 5-6 mark in Pac-12 play. The Sun Devils are currently on a four-game losing streak, and they are just 2-6 on the road this season.

Over their last 10 road games, Arizona State has gone just 2-8. In their most recent game, they fell to California by a score of 81-66. So far, the Sun Devils have been the underdog in 10 games this season, going 4-6 in those contests.

Arizona State has struggled against the spread this season, posting an 8-14 record. On the road, the Sun Devils are just 2-6 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, Arizona State is 4-6 vs. the spread.

On the season, the over/under record for Arizona State games is 10-12. So far, the average scoring total in their games is 140.9 points compared to an average over/under line of 143.1, resulting in an average margin of -2.2 points. Today’s over/under line of 149.5 is higher than 18 of their games this year. Over their last three games, their over/under record is 1-2 with an average scoring total of 144 points.

In their most recent game, the Arizona State offense concluded with only 66 points against California. Throughout the game, they made 8/24 three-point attempts and had a field goal percentage of 38.6%. One area that the Arizona State offense has been good this season is getting to the line. Currently, they are 162nd in free-throw attempts per contest. Overall, they have a field goal percentage of 41%.

The Sun Devils’ defense is presently ranked 166th nationally, allowing an average of 72.0 points per contest. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Arizona State’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 44.4% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 32.7% this season.

Will the Buffaloes Win at CU Events Center?

Colorado is 13-0 at home this season, and they have won 10 straight games at home. For the season, they have an average scoring margin of +20.4 points per game at home, compared to -6.3 on the road.

So far this season, the Buffaloes have been favored in 17 of their 22 games, going 14-3 in those contests. They are 15-7 overall, including a 6-5 record in Pac-12 play.

As the favorite, Colorado has gone 9-7-1 vs. the spread this season. At home, their ATS mark is 9-3-1 and over their last 10 games as the favorite, they are 5-4-1.

Colorado’s over/under record this season is 13-9 and the average scoring total in their games is 151.9 points. Today’s over/under line of 149.5 is lower than the average OU line in their games (149.2). Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 155 points.

Coming off their recent game, the Colorado offense tallied 68 points in a matchup against Utah. Their field goal percentage for the game was 37.9%, and they made 6 threes. The top scorer for the Buffaloes was KJ Simpson with 25 points, while J’vonne Hadley also added 15 to the scoreboard.

On the defensive side, Colorado is currently hovering around the NCAA’s average for points allowed, conceding an average of 71.2 points per game. Colorado’s three-point defense is currently 126th in the country at 7.0 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 43.3% of their shots vs. Colorado.