Betting on today’s Buffaloes and Huskies game? Catch the action at Alaska Airlines Arena in Seattle, WA, as the Huskies hosts this showdown at 11:00 ET on ESPNU. Colorado is favored by -3 in this Pac-12 conference contest against Washington. The game’s over/under currently sits at 156 points.

COLORADO BUFFALOES VS WASHINGTON HUSKIES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Washington Huskies +3

This game will be played at Alaska Airlines Arena at 11:00 ET on Wednesday, January 24th.

WHY BET THE WASHINGTON HUSKIES:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Huskies.
  • Not only will Washington pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +3.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 156 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.

Will the Buffaloes Defense Show Up on the Road?

Colorado comes into this game as the favorite, and they have been the favorite in 16 of their 19 games this season. So far, they have gone 13-3 as the favorite. The Buffaloes have been much better at home compared to on the road, as they are 13-0 at home and just 1-5 on the road.

After their 90-57 win over Oregon State, Colorado’s record now stands at 14-5 on the season. They have won three straight games, and their record in the Pac-12 is 5-3. Over their last 10 road games, the Buffaloes have gone 3-7.

Colorado’s ATS record this season is currently at .500 (9-9-1). However, their ATS mark on the road is a dismal 0-6. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Buffaloes have gone 5-4-1 vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 156 is higher than the average over/under line of 149.1 in Colorado’s games this year. So far, 11 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. The average scoring total in their last three games is 142 points.

Coming off a good offensive performance, Colorado’s offense scored 90 points against Oregon State. Their field goal percentage for the game was 52.5%, and they went 20/24 from the free-throw line. Tristan Da Silva was the leading scorer for the Buffaloes, putting up 19 points. In addition, Eddie Lampkin Jr. contributed 17 points.

Coming into today’s game, the Colorado defense is giving up an average of 70.3 points per contest. In their previous game vs. Oregon State, the Beavers finished with a field goal percentage of 52% and a total of 57 points vs. Colorado.

Do the Huskies Have What it Takes to Win as Home Underdogs?

After losing to Stanford by a score of 90-80, Washington comes into this game with an 11-8 record, including a 9-3 mark at home. Over their last ten games at home, the Huskies are 7-3.

So far this season, Washington has been the underdog in nine of their 19 games, going 3-6 in those contests. As the underdog, the Huskies have an average scoring differential of -4.4 points per game.

As the underdog, Washington has been solid vs. the spread this season, going 6-3. Their overall ATS record is 10-9. At home, the Huskies are 6-6 vs. the spread this year and their last 10 home ATS mark is 5-5. In their last 3 games as the underdog, Washington is 1-2 vs. the spread.

Washington’s over/under record this season is 9-10, and the average over/under line in their games is 151 points. So far, 13 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s over/under line of 156. In their last three games, the average scoring total is 151 points, and their OU record over their last 10 games is 4-6.

Washington’s offense had a good outing, putting up 80 points against Stanford. They achieved a 48.3% field goal percentage and went 15/17 from the free-throw line. Currently leading the team in scoring is Keion Brooks Jr. who comes into today’s matchup averaging 20.2. Sahvir Wheeler also heads into the game with a PPG average of 16.1.

At this time, the Huskies’ defense is positioned 234th in the country, permitting 75.8 points per game. Washington’s defense is coming off a game in which they allowed the Stanford offense to knock down 50% of their shots on their way to putting up 90 points.