Wednesday, February 8, 2017
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The Stanford Cardinal travel to McKale Center to play the Arizona Wildcats on Wednesday, February 8, 2017. The opening line for this game has Arizona as 13.5 point favorites.
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The Cardinal come into this game with an overall record of 12-11 and a road record of 1-6. They are 10-12 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-13. The Wildcats have an overall record of 21-3 and a home record of 12-0. They have an over/under record of 11-12 and they are 12-10 against the spread.
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Reid Travis comes into this contest averaging 16.7 points per game while playing 28.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Cardinal. He pulls down 8.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 57% while his free throw percentage is currently at 67%. Dorian Pickens averages 12.3 points per game in 30.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 3.9 rebounds per game for Stanford. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Lauri Markkanen averages 15.9 points per game while playing 30.8 minutes per contest this year for the Wildcats. He grabs 7.5 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage currently is at 85%. Rawle Alkins averages 11.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.4 rebounds per contest and 2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 74%.
Stanford averages 68.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 275th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -1.5 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 237th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 279th in the country. They average 34.1 rebounds per game and 12.9 assists per game which ranks them 251st and 210th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 147th with 13 per game. The Cardinal allow 69.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 102nd in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 166th and 309th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.6 rebounds a game which ranks 88th and they give up 13.8 assists per contest which puts them in 214th place in the country. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 72nd in Division 1.
Arizona averages 75.3 points per game this year which ranks them 114th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 11.7 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 37th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 37th in the nation. They average 37.2 rebounds per game and 13.9 assists per contest which ranks them 95th and 131st respectively. In the turnover department the Wildcats rank 61st with 11.9 per game. The Wildcats allow 63.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 21st in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 45th and 30th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 30.1 rebounds a game which ranks 9th and they give up 12.7 assists per contest which puts them in 125th place in the nation. The Wildcats force 12.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 247th in college basketball.
The Cardinal average 62.5 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 70 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -6.1 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -4 per contest. The Cardinal have an offensive rating of 98.1 and they assist on 54.2% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 70.1 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 48%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they shoot 3 pointers on 26% of their shots. Stanford turns the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.7% while their offensive rebound percentage is 27.5%. The Cardinal give up 68.5 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 74 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Wildcats score 78.7 ppg at home and they have averaged 68.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 0.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 17.2 points per game. The Wildcats have a rating on offense of 112 and 53.1% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 67.2 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they attempt 3 pointers on 30% of their shots. Arizona turns it over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 55.3% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 33.8%. The Wildcats give up 61.5 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 68.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Stanford Cardinal Betting Trends
The Stanford Cardinal are 10-12 against the spread
The Stanford Cardinal are 9-13 against the over/under
Arizona Wildcats Betting Trends
The Arizona Wildcats are 12-10 against the spread
The Arizona Wildcats are 11-12 against the over/under
Stanford Cardinal Injuries
No key injuries to report
Arizona Wildcats Injuries
11/17/16 G Dylan Smith Concussion out indefinitely
11/11/16 F Talbott Denny Knee out for season
11/08/16 F Ray Smith Knee out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Arizona -13.5
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