USC Trojans vs Colorado Buffaloes 2/20/2020 Spread, Game Analysis and Odds
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
USC Trojans vs Colorado Buffaloes 2/20/2020 – The Colorado Buffaloes are currently tied for the top spot of the Pac-12 Conference and every game now is important for them in order to maintain their position. They will be hosting their next game in facing the USC Trojans this Thursday, February 20 at the CU Events Center in Boulder, Colorado. Television rights of this match are given to ESPN2 and the live coverage begins at 9:00 PM Eastern Time while SofaScore will simulcast the feedthrough online live streaming. It is seen by Basketball Spread Betting that the Buffaloes are the heavy favorites to win over the Trojans.
USC Trojans vs Colorado Buffaloes 2/20/2020
USC Trojans are coming off from back-to-back wins and they now hold a record of 17-8 to sit on the fifth spot of the Pac-12 Conference. On the road, the Trojans have a good road record winning five of their nine games. Prior to their back-to-back wins, this team was struggling as they lost three-straight games. In their last ten matches, they split their wins and losses with five wins and five losses. Okongwu averages 16.4 points, 8.9 rebounds and 3 blocks a night while Mathews and Rakocevic add some scoring punch averaging over 11 points per game each ever game.
Players to watch: O. Okongwu F (23 GP 30 MIN 16.4 PTS 8.9 REB 1.1 AST 1.1 STL 3 BLK 1.9 TO 60.9 FG% 74.2 FT% 0 3PT%), J. Mathews G (26 GP 31.8 MIN 12.8 PTS 2.3 REB 2 AST 1.3 STL 0.2 BLK 1.5 TO 37.4 FG% 75 FT% 37.9 3PT%), N. Rakocevic F (26 GP 28.2 MIN 11.2 PTS 8.7 REB 1.7 AST 1.3 STL 1.1 BLK 2 TO 46.3 FG% 63.4 FT% 42.9 3PT%).
The Colorado Buffaloes bounced back from a tough loss against the Oregon Ducks by 8 points to win over the Oregon State Beavers by 22 points. If not for that loss, this team could have been on a five-game winning streak. At home in the CU Events Center, the Buffaloes held their court twelve times in fourteen games. Credit to Wright and Bey for leading this team as both of them average over 13 points per game. Bey controls the paint as well with 9.3 rebounds and 1.3 blocks while Wright does 5.2 assists per night. Schwartz is the team’s third scoring option with 10.8 points.
Players to watch: M. Wright IV G (26 GP 34.4 MIN 13.6 PTS 5.3 REB 5.2 AST 1.1 STL 0.4 BLK 2.9 TO 44.6 FG% 78.1 FT% 36.9 3PT%), T. Bey G (25 GP 28.2 MIN 13.5 PTS 9.3 REB 1.5 AST 1.6 STL 1.3 BLK 2.5 TO 52.2 FG% 74.5 FT% 50 3PT%), D. Schwartz G (26 GP 28.4 MIN 10.8 PTS 3.7 REB 1.5 AST 0.7 STL 0.2 BLK 1 TO 42.3 FG% 70.6 FT% 40.4 3PT%).
USC Trojans vs Colorado Buffaloes Betting Predictions
USC is 9-2 ATS in its last 11 games.
Colorado is 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
USC Trojans vs Colorado Buffaloes Betting Picks
The Buffaloes are the huge favorites in this game by Best Sports Book to win over the Trojans. There are just too many weapons that the Buffaloes can throw over their opponents and they own the better bench.
Moneyline: The ML handed to the Trojans for his game if they pull an upset with +415 while the Buffaloes are at -525.
Spread: It is a wide 8.5 points across the spread with the Trojans at +8.5 while the Buffaloes are on the far end with -8.5.
Total: 135 points is the predicted total for this game. Trojans are the team over while the Buffaloes are under.
Score Prediction: 73-64, Buffaloes win.