Colorado vs Oregon State Prediction - College Basketball Picks 3/9/24

Oregon State (12-17) vs Colorado (21-9)

Game Info: Saturday, March 9, 2024 at 5:00 pm (Gill Coliseum)

Betting Odds: Oregon State +8.5 -- Over/Under: 144.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Colorado Buffaloes and Oregon State Beavers face off on Saturday in a college basketball showdown at Gill Coliseum. 

Colorado Coming off Key Win

Colorado faced off against Oregon in the last game and they were able to secure the 79-75 victory. At halftime they were tied 37-37 but in the second half they scored 42 points on the way to the victory. Tristan da Silva had a strong game putting up 22 points, two assists, and one rebound. Colorado on the season is averaging 80.8 points while the defense is giving up 72.6 points per game. The offense is ranked 34th and they need the offense to run up the score here. KJ Simpson is having a strong season and he’s averaging 19.8 points while shooting 49.3 percent from the field and 44.5 percent from behind the three point line. 

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What a Win for Oregon State 

Oregon State faced off against Utah in the last game and they scored 92 points on the way to the victory. Jordan Pople had quite the game putting up 25 points, four rebounds, and four assists. Oregon State is averaging 69.7 points while their defense is giving up 72.9 points per game. The offense is ranked 289th in the league while the defense is ranked 210st. Jordan Pope is averaging 17.9 points while shooting 45.9 percent from the field and 37.3 percent from behind the three point line. 

Colorado vs Oregon State Betting Prediction 

Colorado is averaging 80.8 points and they are going to continue the offensive success in this game. Oregon State is averaging 69.7 points per game and even though their offense was good in the last game, they aren’t going to run up the score here. Colorado is going to run up the score here, and that is going to be the difference as the Buffaloes are going to get the job done. Back Colorado against the spread. 

Shane’s Pick Colorado -8.5

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