Longwood at Arizona State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/19/2017
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Wells Fargo Arena
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The Longwood Lancers travel to Wells Fargo Arena to play the Arizona State Sun Devils on Tuesday, December 19, 2017. The opening line for this game has Arizona State as 39 point favorites.
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Longwood heads into this matchup with a mark of 3-8. They currently have a point differential of -8.3 as they are averaging 65.5 points per contest while giving up 73.7 per game. Arizona State has an overall mark of 10-0. They are averaging 90.2 points per contest and giving up 73.4, which is a point differential of 16.8.
Valuable Longwood Lancers Betting Trends
The Longwood Lancers are 0-1 against the spread this season
The Longwood Lancers are 0-1 against the over/under this year
Important Arizona State Sun Devils Betting Trends
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 8-1 against the spread this season
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 7-3 against the over/under this year
Key Longwood Lancers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Arizona State Sun Devils Injuries
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
Isaiah Walton averages 17.2 points per game while playing 27.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 2.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is at 88%. Byron Ashe averages 13.6 points per game in 31.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.8 assists per contest and 4.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 39% for the year while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Tra Holder averages 21.9 points per game while playing 36.2 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.5 rebounds per game and has 4.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 86%. Shannon Evans averages 18.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.7 rebounds per contest and 4.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
Longwood averages 65.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 329th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -8.3 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 285th. Behind the arc they shoot 35%, which is good for 207th in the country. They average 33.5 rebounds per game and 10.4 assists per game, which ranks them 290th and 341st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 48th with 15.6 per game. The Lancers allow 73.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 214th in Division 1. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc, ranking them 84th and 28th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 41.5 rebounds a game which ranks 340th and they give up 12.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 148th place in college basketball. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 137th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Arizona State is 8th in the country with 90.2 points per game this year. They are 12th in D-1 in shooting at 51%, while their average scoring margin is 16.8. They shoot 41% from 3-point range, which is good for 26th in college basketball. They are 165th in the nation in rebounding with 36.8 boards per game, and 94th in assists per contest with 15.5. The Sun Devils are 286th in turnovers per game with 12.2. The Sun Devils surrender 73.4 points per contest, which ranks them 206th in the country. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 116th and 136th in those defensive statistics. They rank 289th with 15.4 assists allowed per contest and 126th with 33.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Sun Devils are 282nd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.7 per game this season.
The Lancers are 215th in the country in defensive rating with 102.3, and their offensive rating of 90.8 is ranked 335th. They are 136th in college basketball in pace with 72.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 277th. As a unit they are 291st in the nation in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 166th in D-1. Longwood is 23rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 89th in the country.
Arizona State is 293rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 164th in the nation. The Sun Devils are 5th in the country in offensive rating with 122.1, and their defensive rating of 99.3 is ranked 160th. In terms of pace they are 65th in Division 1 with 73.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 60% is 6th. As a team they are 4th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 63% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shots, ranking 94th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Longwood/Arizona State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Arizona State -39
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