Looking to win big? The Trailblazers and Buffaloes face off at 7:00 ET on PACN. The Buffaloes are hosting the game at CU Events Center in Boulder, CO. The odds for this non-conference game currently have the Buffaloes as the betting favorite with the over/under line sitting at 147.5 points.

UTAH TECH TRAILBLAZERS VS COLORADO BUFFALOES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Utah Tech Trailblazers +24.5

This game will be played at CU Events Center at 7:00 ET on Thursday, December 21st.

WHY BET THE UTAH TECH TRAILBLAZERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 82-64 in favor of the Buffaloes.
  • Even though we have Colorado winning straight-up, we like Utah Tech at +24.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 147.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 146 points.

Do the Trailblazers Have a Shot at a Win at Boulder?

Utah Tech comes into their matchup against Colorado with a season record of 5-6. In their last ten road games, including those from last year, Utah Tech has a record of 4-6. Utah Tech is currently sitting above .500 in terms of their ATS record, sitting at 5-3. In their last ten games this season, Utah Tech has gone 2-3 vs. the spread.

In 11 games, Utah Tech comes in with an over/under mark of 4-4-0, with their games averaging 143.5 points per game. The Trailblazers have an over/under record of 1-2 in their last three games, with their games averaging 140 points per game.

Coming off their recent game, the Utah Tech offense tallied 75 points in a matchup against CSUN. Their field goal percentage for the game was 41.9%, and they made 10 threes. Noa Gonsalves led the scoring for the Trailblazers, contributing 18 points. Additionally, Tanner Christensen chipped in with 13 points.

Utah Tech's defense is currently in line with the NCAA average for points allowed, allowing an average of 72.7 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Utah Tech's defense has allowed opponents to shoot 41.9% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 34.3% this season.

Can the Buffaloes Secure a Win at Home?

With a season record of 8-2, Colorado heads into today's game against Utah Tech. So far this season, all of the Buffaloes' games have been played on the road. Prior to today's game, Colorado holds a 3-4 ATS record. In home games this season, Colorado has a 3-1 ATS record and in their last ten home games, they are 7-3 vs. the spread.

So far, Colorado's games have averaged 152.9 points per game with the average over/under line being 147.5 points. The Buffaloes' last five games have finished with a combined 157 points per game and an over/under record of 4-1.

Coming off a good offensive performance, Colorado's offense scored 83 points against Colorado State. Their field goal percentage for the game was 54.5%, and they went 19/21 from the free-throw line. In terms of three-point shooting, the Buffaloes offense has been good from outside, hitting 39% of their three-pointers on an average of 18.1 attempts per game. Their overall field goal percentage is currently 52%.

The Buffaloes' defense is presently ranked 113rd nationally, allowing an average of 68.8 points per contest. On average, opposing teams are hitting 6.8 threes per game vs. Utah Tech. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 32.7%.