Saturday's contest between the Colorado Buffaloes (23-8) and the Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders (28-4) at Cameron Indoor Stadium has a good chance to be a tight matchup, as our computer prediction projects a final score of 65-64, with Colorado taking home the win. Game time is at 7:00 PM ET on March 18.

The Buffaloes are coming off of a 61-49 loss to Washington State in their last outing on Friday.

Colorado vs. Middle Tennessee Game Info

  • When: Saturday, March 18, 2023 at 7:00 PM ET
  • Where: Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, North Carolina
  • How to Watch on TV: ESPNews

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Colorado vs. Middle Tennessee Score Prediction

  • Prediction: Colorado 65, Middle Tennessee 64

Colorado Schedule Analysis

  • The Buffaloes' signature win of the season came in a 77-67 victory against the No. 8 Utah Utes on January 6.
  • The Buffaloes have tied for the ninth-most Quadrant 1 victories in the country (nine).
  • Colorado has tied for the 45th-most Quadrant 2 wins in the country (four).

Colorado 2022-23 Best Wins

  • 77-67 at home over Utah (No. 8/AP Poll) on January 6
  • 73-70 at home over UCLA (No. 14/AP Poll) on January 27
  • 72-65 at home over Arizona (No. 25/AP Poll) on January 13
  • 65-54 on the road over Washington State (No. 23/AP Poll) on January 1
  • 71-68 at home over Washington State (No. 23/AP Poll) on February 10

Middle Tennessee Schedule Analysis

  • The Lady Raiders' best win of the season came in a 67-49 victory on December 4 against the Louisville Cardinals, who rank inside the top 50 (No. 22) in our computer rankings.
  • The Lady Raiders have two wins against Quadrant 1 teams, tied for the 49th-most in the country.

Middle Tennessee 2022-23 Best Wins

  • 67-49 at home over Louisville (No. 22) on December 4
  • 69-53 on the road over Memphis (No. 62) on December 10
  • 68-61 at home over Houston (No. 72) on December 14
  • 80-62 at home over Belmont (No. 76) on November 16
  • 74-68 on the road over Rice (No. 87) on December 20

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Colorado Performance Insights

  • The Buffaloes average 68.8 points per game (108th in college basketball) while giving up 58.6 per outing (46th in college basketball). They have a +316 scoring differential overall and outscore opponents by 10.2 points per game.
  • Colorado's offense has been less effective in Pac-12 contests this season, putting up 65.9 points per contest, compared to its overall average of 68.8 PPG.
  • The Buffaloes are averaging 74.1 points per game at home. Away from home, they are averaging 65.1 points per contest.
  • Defensively, Colorado has been better at home this year, giving up 59.2 points per game, compared to 59.3 on the road.
  • The Buffaloes' offense has been less productive over their last 10 games, scoring 64.6 points a contest compared to the 68.8 they've averaged this year.

Middle Tennessee Performance Insights

  • The Lady Raiders put up 73.8 points per game (44th in college basketball) while allowing 56.7 per outing (27th in college basketball). They have a +550 scoring differential and outscore opponents by 17.1 points per game.
  • In conference action, Middle Tennessee is scoring fewer points (72.6 per game) than it is overall (73.8) in 2022-23.
  • At home, the Lady Raiders average 73.8 points per game. On the road, they average 73.1.
  • At home, Middle Tennessee allows 52.5 points per game. On the road, it gives up 59.
  • The Lady Raiders have played better offensively in their past 10 games, generating 76.6 points per contest, 2.8 more than their season average of 73.8.