Texas A&M vs. Colorado odds, line: 2022 Myrtle Beach Invitational picks, CBB predictions from proven model

Teams looking to rebound from first-round losses at the 2022 Myrtle Beach Invitational when former Big 12 Conference rivals Colorado Buffaloes take on the No. 24 Texas A&M Aggies on Friday morning. The Buffaloes (2-2), who finished fourth in the Pac-12 12-8 and were 21-12 overall a year ago, clinched a 78-66 win over Tennessee on Sunday. The Aggies (2-1), who ranked fifth in the SEC 9-9 and went 27-13 overall in 2021-22, dropped an 88-79 decision against Murray State on Thursday. The teams have split 18 all-time games, despite A&M winning the last eight meetings.

The game from the HTC Center in Conway, SC begins at 12:00 PM ET. Colorado is averaging 78 points per game, 131st in the nation, while Texas A&M is averaging 82, 84th-best. The Aggies are 6-point favorites in Caesars Sportsbook’s latest Colorado vs. Texas A&M odds, while the over/under for total points is set at 139. Before you hit any Texas A&M vs Colorado tips, be sure to check out the college basketball predictions and betting tips from SportsLine’s trusted computer model.

The SportsLine projection model simulates each Division I college basketball game 10,000 times. Over the past six years, the proprietary computer model has generated an impressive $1,200+ win for $100 players with its top-flight college basketball picks against the spread.

Now the model has set its sights on Texas A&M vs. Colorado and just laid out its picks and CBB predictions. You can visit SportsLine now to see the selection. Here are the Colorado vs. Texas A&M college basketball odds and betting lines:

  • Spread between Colorado and Texas A&M: Texas A&M -6
  • Colorado vs. Texas A&M Over/Under: 139 points
  • Colorado vs. Texas A&M moneyline: Texas A&M -260, Colorado +210
  • COL: The Buffaloes are 4-1 against the spread in their last five games after an ATS loss
  • TAMU: The Aggies are 12-4 ATS overall in their last 16 games
  • Colorado vs. Texas A&M Picks: See picks at SportsLine

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Why Texas A&M can cover

Junior forward Henry Coleman III is averaging 9.7 points per game and has hit double digits in two out of three games this season. He appeared in 39 games last season and made 26 starts. He ranked second on the team with 11 points per game and took the team lead with 6.2 rebounds. As a freshman at Duke, he appeared in 19 games for the Blue Devils.

Graduate transfer guard Dexter Dennis has made a solid start with the Aggies, averaging 9.7 points. Last season at Wichita State, he was the AAC Defensive Player of the Year and started all 27 games he appeared in, averaging 8.4 points and five rebounds in 31.2 minutes. He also blocked 24 shots and had 24 steals. In his career, he has started 97 of 115 games, averaging 8.9 points and 4.9 rebounds.

Why Colorado can cover

The Buffaloes have four players averaging at least 9.7 points per game, led by guard KJ Simpson. The runner-up averages 16.5 points, 5.8 rebounds and four assists per game. Simpson scored a season-high 23 points in a 78-66 win over No. 11 Tennessee on Sunday, adding 10 rebounds and three assists. Against UMass, he finished with 13 points but broke seven rebounds and dished out six assists in 27 minutes.

Colorado is also fueled by youngster Tristan Da Silva, who scored a season-high 17 points in Thursday’s loss to Massachusetts. Da Silva is averaging 11.8 points and 3.8 rebounds this season. He scored 14 points against Tennessee and 12 in the opening win against UC Riverside on November 7. In 59 career games, Da Silva averaged 6.7 points, 2.6 rebounds and 1.2 assists.

How to make Colorado vs. Texas A&M picks

SportsLine’s model tilts across the total, projecting 141 combined points. The model also says that one side of the variance is true in well over 60% of the simulations. You can see the selection here.

So who will win Texas A&M vs. Colorado? And which side of the spread applies in well over 60% of the simulations? Visit SportsLine now to find out which side of the spread to jump on, all from the model who crushed his college basketball picks and find out.