Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Huskies and Buffaloes. The game is starting at 9:00 ET on ESPNU, and it’s hosted by the Buffaloes at CU Events Center in Boulder, CO. Get ready to place your bets! The over/under for this Pac-12 conference contest is set at 154.5 points, with the Buffaloes being the favored team playing at home against the Huskies.

WASHINGTON HUSKIES VS COLORADO BUFFALOES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Washington Huskies +9

This game will be played at CU Events Center at 9:00 ET on Friday, December 29th.

WHY BET THE WASHINGTON HUSKIES:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Buffaloes.
  • Even though we have Colorado winning straight-up, we like Washington at +9.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 154.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.

Will the Huskies Come Through as Road Underdogs?

Washington comes into the game against Colorado with a record of 8-3. In away games, the Huskies have a 1-1 record, while they are 4-2 at home. Looking at Washington’s ATS performance, they currently have a 4-4 record. In their last five games, they are 2-3 vs. the spread.

Washington’s games have, on average, featured 162 points per game leading to an over/under record of 6-2-0. Their average over/under line is currently 148.2 points so far. The Huskies have an over/under record of 1-2 in their last three games, with their games averaging 162 points per game.

Coming off a good offensive performance, Washington’s offense scored 100 points against Seattle. Their field goal percentage for the game was 54.8%, and they went 12/19 from the free-throw line. Leading Washington in scoring vs. Seattle was Keion Brooks Jr. with his 22 points. Sahvir Wheeler also added 19 points for the Huskies.

On the defensive side, Washington is currently hovering around the NCAA’s average for points allowed, conceding an average of 72.0 points per game. In their most recent game, the Washington defense struggled to defend the three-point line, as Seattle knocked down 11 three-pointers on their way to 99 points.

Will Colorado Win at Home?

The Buffaloes have a 9-2 record heading into today’s game, with their most recent loss coming against Colorado State (88-83). When playing away from home, the Buffaloes have a 1-2 record, while they are undefeated at home (4-0). As it stands, Colorado is below .500 against the spread with a current record of 3-4. However, in their last five games, the team has performed well vs. the spread at 4-1.

So far, Colorado’s games have averaged 152.9 points per game with the average over/under line being 147.5 points. When assessing the Buffaloes’ performance in their last three games, their over/under record stands at 2-1, with their games averaging 159 points per game.

The Colorado offense is coming off a game in which they scored 83 points vs. Colorado State. Overall their field goal percentage was 54.5% while connecting on 4 threes. The top scorer for the Buffaloes was KJ Simpson with 30 points, while Cody Williams also chipped in with 21 points.

The Buffaloes’ defense is presently ranked 118th nationally, allowing an average of 69.0 points per contest. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Colorado’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 42.2% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 32.4% this season.