Arizona State at Kansas College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/10/2017
Sunday, December 10, 2017
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The Arizona State Sun Devils travel to Allen Fieldhouse to play the Kansas Jayhawks on Sunday, December 10, 2017. The opening line for this game has Kansas as 12 point favorites.
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Arizona State comes into this game with an overall record of 8-0. They currently have a point differential of 18.3 as they are averaging 91.4 points per game while giving up 73.1 per contest. Kansas has an overall record of 7-1. They are averaging 88.5 points per game and surrendering 62.9, good for a point differential of 25.6.
Valuable Arizona State Sun Devils Betting Trends
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 7-1 against the spread this season
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 6-2 against the over/under this year
Important Kansas Jayhawks Betting Trends
The Kansas Jayhawks are 5-2 against the spread this season
The Kansas Jayhawks are 2-5 against the over/under this year
Key Arizona State Sun Devils Injuries
12/08/17 F Mickey Mitchell Eligibility is upgraded to probable Sunday vs Kansas
11/14/17 F Kimani Lawrence Foot is OUT 4-6 weeks
11/14/17 F Ramon Vila Left Team is out for season
11/14/17 F Zylan Cheatham Eligibility is out for season
Key Kansas Jayhawks Injuries
11/17/17 F Billy Preston Suspension is out indefinitely
Shannon Evans averages 18.6 points per game in 36 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.3 assists per contest and 3.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 87%. Tra Holder averages 20.6 points per game while playing 35.6 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 54% while his free throw percentage is at 85%.
Devonte' Graham averages 16.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.1 rebounds per contest and 7.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 86%. Lagerald Vick averages 17.9 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 6.8 rebounds per game and has 4.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is at 70%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Sun Devils allow 73.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 203rd in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 127th and 224th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.9 rebounds a game which ranks 98th, and they give up 15.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 291st place in the country. They force 15.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 269th in college basketball. Arizona State averages 91.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 7th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 18.3 and their shooting percentage is 52% as a team, which has them ranked 6th. Behind the arc they shoot 42% which is good for 22nd in D-1. They average 36.0 rebounds per game and 16.4 assists per game, which ranks them 188th and 61st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 298th with 11.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Jayhawks surrender 62.9 points per contest, which ranks them 33rd in the country. Their defense allows a 37% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 13th and 65th in those defensive statistics. They rank 44th with 10.9 assists allowed per contest, and 115th with 33.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Jayhawks are 271st in the nation in forcing turnovers with 15.8 per game this season. Kansas is 17th in Division 1 with 88.5 points per game this year. They are 5th in the country in shooting at 53%, while their average scoring margin is 25.6. They shoot 42% from 3-point range, which is good for 21st in the nation. They are 78th in college basketball in rebounding with 39.0 boards per game and 4th in assists per contest with 20.3. The Jayhawks are 300th in turnovers per game with 11.9.
The Sun Devils are 173rd in the country in defensive rating with 99.5, and their offensive rating of 124.3 is ranked 3rd. They are 81st in college basketball in pace with 73.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 61% is 5th. As a unit they are 3rd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 64% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 101st in D-1. Arizona State is 302nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 180th in the country.
Kansas is 305th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 43%, which is 23rd in the nation. The Jayhawks are 8th in the country in offensive rating with 120.6, and their defensive rating of 85.7 is ranked 10th. In terms of pace they are 86th in Division 1 with 73.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 61% is 4th. As a team they are 8th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 62% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 123rd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Arizona State/Kansas college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Kansas -12
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