Friday, February 12, 2016
Wells Fargo Arena
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The USC Trojans travel to Wells Fargo Arena to play the Arizona State Sun Devils on Friday, February 12, 2016. The opening line for this game has Arizona State as 1 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
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The Trojans come into this game with an overall record of 18-5 and a road record of 3-3. They are 15-8 against the spread and their over/under record is 12-11. The Sun Devils have an overall record of 13-11 and a home record of 9-4. They have an over/under record of 15-8 and they are 11-11 against the spread.
Jordan McLaughlin comes into this contest averaging 12.6 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Trojans. He pulls down 3.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 73%. Katin Reinhardt averages 12.4 points per game in 27.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.9 assists per contest and 3.1 rebounds per game for USC. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Tra Holder averages 15.5 points per game while playing 31.6 minutes per contest this year for the Sun Devils. He grabs 3.6 rebounds per game and has 3.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage currently is at 75%. Gerry Blakes averages 10.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.4 rebounds per contest and 2.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 74%.
USC averages 84 points per contest this season which ranks them 9th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 10.7 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 64th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 27th in the country. They average 41.8 rebounds per game and 15.7 assists per game which ranks them 8th and 44th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 166th with 12.7 per game. The Trojans allow 73.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 205th in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 27th and 19th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.7 rebounds a game which ranks 294th and they give up 13 assists per contest which puts them in 164th place in the country. They force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 170th in the Division 1.
Arizona State averages 76 points per game this year which ranks them 99th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 2.9 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 226th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 210th in the nation. They average 37.8 rebounds per game and 13 assists per contest which ranks them 84th and 183rd respectively. In the turnover department the Sun Devils rank 118th with 12.2 per game. The Sun Devils allow 73.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 200th in the country. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 240th and 169th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.5 rebounds a game which ranks 148th and they give up 14.9 assists per contest which puts them in 287th place in the nation. The Sun Devils force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 108th in college basketball.
The Trojans average 79.1 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 86.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -0.3 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 13 per contest. The Trojans have an offensive rating of 111.2 and they assist on 52.9% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 74 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 34% of their shots. USC turns the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.9% while their offensive rebound percentage is 33.4%. The Trojans give up 79.4 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 73.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Sun Devils score 79.8 ppg at home and they have averaged 74.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -5.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 7.5 points per game. The Sun Devils have a rating on offense of 106.5 and 50.2% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 70.6 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 39% of their shots. Arizona State turns it over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 7.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.5% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 32.5%. The Sun Devils give up 72.4 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 80.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
USC Trojans Betting Trends
The USC Trojans are 15-8 against the spread
The USC Trojans are 12-11 against the over/under
Arizona State Sun Devils Betting Trends
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 11-11 against the spread
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 15-8 against the over/under
USC Trojans Injuries
02/11/16 F Darion Clark Shoulder out indefinitely
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
Guy's Pick: Take USC
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