Sunday, January 22, 2017
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The Arizona State Sun Devils head to Galen Center to take on the USC Trojans on Sunday, January 22, 2017. The opening line for this game has USC as 9.5 point favorites.
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The Sun Devils come into this game with an overall record of 9-10 and a road record of 2-3. They are 6-10 against the spread and their over/under record is 14-4. The Trojans have an overall record of 16-4 and a home record of 9-2. They have an over/under record of 9-10 and they are 9-10 against the spread.
Torian Graham comes into this contest averaging 18.5 points per game while playing 32.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Sun Devils. He pulls down 3.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. Tra Holder averages 17.2 points per game in 33.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.3 assists per contest and 3.7 rebounds per game for Arizona State. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%.
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Chimezie Metu averages 14 points per game while playing 31.8 minutes per contest this year for the Trojans. He grabs 7.8 rebounds per game and has 1.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage currently is at 74%. Jordan McLaughlin averages 13.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.4 rebounds per contest and 5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Arizona State averages 81.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 28th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -2.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 146th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 128th in the country. They average 34.1 rebounds per game and 13.8 assists per game which ranks them 257th and 136th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 15th with 10.8 per game. The Sun Devils allow 83.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 339th in the nation. They also allow a 49% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 332nd and 277th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.2 rebounds a game which ranks 291st and they give up 19.2 assists per contest which puts them in 349th place in the country. They force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 138th in Division 1.
USC averages 78 points per game this year which ranks them 55th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 7.2 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 153rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 153rd in the nation. They average 38.7 rebounds per game and 14.3 assists per contest which ranks them 50th and 112th respectively. In the turnover department the Trojans rank 28th with 11.2 per game. The Trojans allow 70.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 128th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 51st and 162nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.5 rebounds a game which ranks 215th and they give up 13.3 assists per contest which puts them in 176th place in the nation. The Trojans force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 229th in college basketball.
The Sun Devils average 72.8 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 79 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -13.5 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -14.7 per contest. The Sun Devils have an offensive rating of 109.2 and they assist on 49.1% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 74.7 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 43% of their shots. Arizona State turns the ball over an average of 12.9 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 47.1% while their offensive rebound percentage is 25.5%. The Sun Devils give up 86.3 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 93.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Trojans score 80.4 ppg at home and they have averaged 67 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -8.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 12.5 points per game. The Trojans have a rating on offense of 109.6 and 53.4% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 70.7 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 35% of their shots. USC turns it over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.5% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 32.9%. The Trojans give up 67.8 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 75.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Arizona State Sun Devils Betting Trends
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 6-10 against the spread
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 14-4 against the over/under
USC Trojans Betting Trends
The USC Trojans are 9-10 against the spread
The USC Trojans are 9-10 against the over/under
Arizona State Sun Devils Injuries
12/22/16 G Sam Cunliffe Personal expected to transfer
01/18/17 G Torian Graham Not Suspended probable Thursday vs. UCLA
USC Trojans Injuries
12/02/16 F Bennie Boatwright Knee out 6 weeks
Josh's Pick: Take USC -9.5
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