College Basketball Picks: Oregon Ducks vs. Colorado Buffaloes
The Oregon Ducks have won and covered the spread in all three of their games when playing with five or six days' rest this season, which must be considered when making your college basketball picks on Thursday night, when they take on the Colorado Buffaloes at the Coors Events Center on ESPN2.
Sports bettors will find that the Ducks are three-point road underdogs in the NCAA basketball odds (courtesy of SBR Forum), while the total sits at 129 in the market.
Let's take a closer look at this Pac-12 Conference matchup from a betting perspective, while offering up an against-the-spread pick along the way.
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The Oregon Ducks have won five of their last six games, including an 85-75 victory over the Oregon State Beavers as 10-point home favorites a week ago.
Over the last two-plus seasons, the Ducks are 27-17 against the spread as an underdog, with the UNDER going 25-17 in that situation.
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The Colorado Buffaloes will try to bounce back from a 62-46 setback to the California Golden Bears as five-point road underdogs last Saturday, going UNDER the total for the eighth consecutive contest.
Sports bettors will find that the Buffaloes are 19-22 against the spread as favorites over the last two-plus seasons.
I'm going to recommend that readers back the Oregon Ducks as one of their sports betting picks on Thursday night, as they've covered the number in 12 of their last 17 road games.
College Basketball Pick: Oregon Ducks +3