Wednesday, February 17, 2016
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The Arizona State Sun Devils travel to McKale Center to play the Arizona Wildcats on Wednesday, February 17, 2016. The opening line for this game has Arizona as 11 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 146.
The Sun Devils come into this game with an overall record of 14-12 and a road record of 3-6. They are 12-12 against the spread and their over/under record is 15-10. The Wildcats have an overall record of 21-5 and a home record of 14-1. They have an over/under record of 17-9 and they are 14-12 against the spread.
Tra Holder comes into this contest averaging 15.3 points per game while playing 31.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Sun Devils. He pulls down 3.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is currently at 74%. Gerry Blakes averages 10.7 points per game in 29.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.3 assists per contest and 5.4 rebounds per game for Arizona State. His field goal percentage is 39% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Ryan Anderson averages 15.9 points per game while playing 29.6 minutes per contest this year for the Wildcats. He grabs 10.3 rebounds per game and has 0.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 57% and his free throw percentage currently is at 74%. Gabe York averages 14.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.4 rebounds per contest and 2.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Arizona State averages 75.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 110th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 2.4 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 236th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 205th in the country. They average 37.5 rebounds per game and 13 assists per game which ranks them 95th and 183rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 125th with 12.3 per game. The Sun Devils allow 73.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 199th in the nation. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 260th and 156th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.7 rebounds a game which ranks 163rd and they give up 15 assists per contest which puts them in 299th place in the country. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 109th in the Division 1.
Arizona averages 81.4 points per game this year which ranks them 18th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 13.1 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them sitting in the 12th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 52nd in the nation. They average 40.4 rebounds per game and 14.9 assists per contest which ranks them 23rd and 72nd respectively. In the turnover department the Wildcats rank 215th with 13.2 per game. The Wildcats allow 68.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 88th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 82nd and 71st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 29.5 rebounds a game which ranks 3rd and they give up 12.8 assists per contest which puts them in 150th place in the nation. The Wildcats force 12 turnovers per game which ranks them 236th in college basketball.
The Sun Devils average 71.5 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 68.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -2.5 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 2 per contest. The Sun Devils have an offensive rating of 105.9 and they assist on 50.6% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 70.6 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 39% of their shots. Arizona State turns the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 7.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.3% while their offensive rebound percentage is 32.3%. The Sun Devils give up 74.1 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 66.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Wildcats score 84.1 ppg at home and they have averaged 81.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 6.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 19.3 points per game. The Wildcats have a rating on offense of 113.1 and 53% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 70.3 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 54%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they attempt 3 pointers on 29% of their shots. Arizona turns it over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 7.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 57.8% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 34.3%. The Wildcats give up 64.8 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 75 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Arizona State Sun Devils Betting Trends
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 12-12 against the spread
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 15-10 against the over/under
Arizona Wildcats Betting Trends
The Arizona Wildcats are 14-12 against the spread
The Arizona Wildcats are 17-9 against the over/under
Arizona State Sun Devils Injuries
11/10/15 F Andre Adams Knee out for season
02/02/16 G Maurice O'Field Suspension out indefinitely
Arizona Wildcats Injuries
11/10/15 F Ray Smith Knee out for season
02/14/16 C Chance Comanche Concussion "?" Wednesday vs. Arizona State
01/28/16 G Elliott Pitts Personal out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Arizona State
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