The Washington State Cougars (9-6) are heavy, 15-point underdogs as they look to turn around a five-game losing streak when they visit the Colorado Buffaloes (12-4) on Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at CU Events Center. The matchup airs at 9:00 PM ET on ESPNU. The matchup has a point total of 135.5.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 27, 2021, 2:15 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Examining the Over/Under

  • The average implied total for the Buffaloes this season is 73.9 points, 1.1 fewer points than their implied total of 75 points in Wednesday’s game.
  • Colorado is aiming to outscore its implied point total for this matchup (75) for the ninth time this season.
  • The Cougars’ average implied point total on the season (72.9 points) is 12.9 points higher than their implied total in this matchup (60 points).
  • Washington State has scored more than 60 points in 11 games this season.

Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.

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Colorado and Washington State Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 15+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Buffaloes 11-4-1 2-0 7-9
Cougars 6-9 0-2 7-8

Against The Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Betting Tips – Shooting Stats

  • The Buffaloes make 45.1% of their shots from the field this season, which is 5.9 percentage points higher than the Cougars have allowed to their opponents (39.2%).
  • In games Colorado shoots higher than 39.2% from the field, it is 11-3 overall and 10-3-1 against the spread.
  • Washington State’s record is 5-5 against the spread and 9-1 overall when its opponents make more than 45.1% of their shots from the field.
  • The Cougars’ 41.3% shooting percentage from the field this season is -0.4 percentage points higher than the Buffaloes have allowed to their opponents (41.7%).
  • Washington State is 4-3 against the spread and 5-2 overall when it shoots higher than 41.7% from the field.
  • This season, Colorado has a 5-1 record against the spread and a 5-1 straight up record when it allows opponents to shoot higher than 41.3% from the field.
  • The Buffaloes’ 34.9% three-point shooting percentage this season is six percentage points higher than opponents of the Cougars have shot from beyond the arc (28.9%).
  • Colorado is 8-1-1 against the spread and 9-1 overall when it shoots better than 28.9% from distance.
  • Washington State is 6-6 against the spread while putting together a 9-3 straight-up record when its opponents shoot over 34.9% from beyond the arc.
  • The Cougars are hitting 34% of their shots from deep, which is 1.2 percentage points higher than the 32.8% the Buffaloes’ are averaging on the season.
  • Washington State is 7-5 overall and 5-7 against the spread when it shoots better than 32.8% as a team from three-point distance.
  • Colorado has a 6-1-1 ATS record and a 7-1 straight-up record this season when it connects on more than 34% of its three-point shots.

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