Check out our free Utes vs Buffaloes pick and preview for NCAAF week 13 game in Boulder. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this week’s NCAAF matchup.
Utes vs Buffaloes Pick & Preview: NCAAF Week 13 Betting Odds
The Utes will play host to the Buffaloes at Folsom Field in Boulder, CO, with a kickoff scheduled for 4:00 PM ET. The game will be televised on PACN. This week 13 Pac-12 is projected to be a tight game, as the point spread odds are at OFF for both sides.
Utes vs Buffaloes Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAF
- Teams: Utah Utes at Colorado Buffaloes
- Where: Boulder at Folsom Field
- Date: Saturday, November 26th
- Betting Odds: UTAH OFF, UTAH OFF | COL OFF, O/U OFF
As the Utes travel to take on the Colorado Buffaloes, they have an overall record of 8-3. This includes going 6-2 in Pac-12 action.
Utah is coming off a 3 loss to Oregon by a score of 20-17. The Utes entered the game as 1.5 point road underdogs, making this an ATS loss. With their 37 combined points, the two teams remained below the over-under line of 60.5. In the win, the team’s defense gave up a total of 346 yards, with 59 coming on the ground. So far, the team is ranked 35th in rush yards allowed per game. Currently, Utah is ranked 101st in passing yards allowed and is coming off a game in which they gave up 287 yards through the air.
Coming into this week’s game, the Utah offense is averaging 37.27. So far, big plays have been hard to come by for the unit, as they rank poorly in explosive plays in both on the ground and through the air. However, they have an opportunity to put together an above average performance vs a Colorado defense ranked 131st in EPA. This season, the Utah offense has turned to the run at a below average rate. But, this week they have an opportunity to move the ball on the ground as Colorado has struggled up front. For the year, the Utes are averaging 205.18 yards per gameon the ground. Heading into the game, the Utes will be looking to turn things around in the passing game, as their per game average of 244.82 yards places them 70th in the NCAA. So far, they are the 107th ranked team in attempts per contest (31.64).
As the Buffaloes travel to take on the Utah Utes, they have an overall record of 1-10. This includes going 1-7 in Pac-12 action.
In their last matchup, Colorado fell by a score of 54-7 to Washington. Heading into the game, the Buffaloes were 30.5 point underdogs on the spread, leading to a loss vs the spread. The two team’s combined to score 61 points, surpassing the over-under betting line of 60.5. In the win, the team’s defense gave up a total of 575 yards, with 280 coming on the ground. So far, the team is ranked 191st in rush yards allowed per game. Currently, Colorado is ranked 151st in passing yards allowed and is coming off a game in which they gave up 295 yards through the air.
Coming into this week’s game, the Colorado offense is averaging 14.91. So far, big plays have been hard to come by for the unit, as they rank poorly in explosive plays in both on the ground and through the air. However, they have an opportunity to put together an above average performance vs a Utah defense ranked 38th in EPA. One matchup to watch in this game, is if Colorado can generate some success in the run game. So far, the team is averaging 112.55 rush yards per game and have a matchup vs a Utah defense that is vulnerable up front. Heading into the game, the Buffaloes will be looking to turn things around in the passing game, as their per game average of 177.45 yards places them 156th in the NCAA. So far, they are the 129th ranked team in attempts per contest (30.18).
Odds & Free Betting Analysis for this NCAFF Game
In terms of betting, the Utes have an ATS record of 5-5-0. Their current over-under record sits at 4-6-0. In their last 5 games away from home, the Utes have a straight up record of 2-3-0 while going 1-4-0 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 26.0 points per game in these contests.
In terms of betting, the Buffaloes have an ATS record of 2-8-0. Their current over-under record sits at 7-3-0. Through their last 5 home games, Colorado has an ATS record of just 2-3-0. However, their overall record was 1-4-0 while averaging 18.8 points per game.
Utes vs Buffaloes Pick
Free Spread Prediction: Utah Utes OFF
Free Spread Prediction: Under OFF
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