Friday, December 30, 2016
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The Arizona State Sun Devils travel to Maples Pavilion to play the Stanford Cardinal on Friday, December 30, 2016. The opening line for this game has Stanford as 6 point favorites.
The Sun Devils come into this game with an overall record of 7-6 and a road record of 1-0. They are 4-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-4. The Cardinal have an overall record of 8-4 and a home record of 5-1. They have an over/under record of 4-7 and they are 5-6 against the spread.
Torian Graham comes into this contest averaging 17.8 points per game while playing 31.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Sun Devils. He pulls down 4.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 86%. Tra Holder averages 16.8 points per game in 31.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.4 assists per contest and 3.8 rebounds per game for Arizona State. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Reid Travis averages 17.8 points per game while playing 30.7 minutes per contest this year for the Cardinal. He grabs 9.8 rebounds per game and has 0.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 57% and his free throw percentage currently is at 70%. Dorian Pickens averages 13.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.3 rebounds per contest and 1.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Arizona State averages 82.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 30th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 0.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 157th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 125th in the country. They average 36.1 rebounds per game and 14.4 assists per game which ranks them 166th and 114th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 38th with 11.5 per game. The Sun Devils allow 81.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 309th in the nation. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 255th and 201st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.8 rebounds a game which ranks 294th and they give up 17.9 assists per contest which puts them in 337th place in the country. They force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 88th in Division 1.
Stanford averages 67.5 points per game this year which ranks them 273rd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 1.6 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 226th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 278th in the nation. They average 36.9 rebounds per game and 12.6 assists per contest which ranks them 130th and 215th respectively. In the turnover department the Cardinal rank 189th with 13.7 per game. The Cardinal allow 65.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 58th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 123rd and 181st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 31.5 rebounds a game which ranks 21st and they give up 12.3 assists per contest which puts them in 105th place in the nation. The Cardinal force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 193rd in college basketball.
The Sun Devils average 68.3 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 84.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -14.3 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 4.7 per contest. The Sun Devils have an offensive rating of 109.3 and they assist on 51.1% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 75.4 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 43% of their shots. Arizona State turns the ball over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 48.2% while their offensive rebound percentage is 27.5%. The Sun Devils give up 82.7 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 79.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Cardinal score 71.2 ppg at home and they have averaged 69.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -10.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 8.6 points per game. The Cardinal have a rating on offense of 98.9 and 55% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 69.2 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 47%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they attempt 3 pointers on 24% of their shots. Stanford turns it over an average of 17.3 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54.4% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 30.8%. The Cardinal give up 62.6 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 80.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Arizona State Sun Devils Betting Trends
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 4-7 against the spread
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 8-4 against the over/under
Stanford Cardinal Betting Trends
The Stanford Cardinal are 5-6 against the spread
The Stanford Cardinal are 4-7 against the over/under
Arizona State Sun Devils Injuries
12/22/16 G Maurice O'Field Concussion "?"
12/22/16 G Sam Cunliffe Personal expected to transfer
Stanford Cardinal Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Stanford -6
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