Saturday, January 7, 2017
Wells Fargo Arena
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The Utah Utes travel to Wells Fargo Arena to play the Arizona State Sun Devils on Saturday, January 7, 2017.
The Utes come into this game with an overall record of 10-4 and a road record of 1-2. They are 5-6 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-6. The Sun Devils have an overall record of 9-7 and a home record of 6-2. They have an over/under record of 11-4 and they are 6-8 against the spread.
Lorenzo Bonam comes into this contest averaging 12.8 points per game while playing 27.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Utes. He pulls down 3.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 59% while his free throw percentage is currently at 80%. Kyle Kuzma averages 13.8 points per game in 28.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.7 assists per contest and 9.2 rebounds per game for Utah. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 69%.
Torian Graham averages 18.3 points per game while playing 32.2 minutes per contest this year for the Sun Devils. He grabs 4.2 rebounds per game and has 1.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Tra Holder averages 16.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.9 rebounds per contest and 3.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Utah averages 78 points per contest this season which ranks them 66th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 9.7 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them ranked 10th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 249th in the country. They average 37.2 rebounds per game and 15.1 assists per game which ranks them 116th and 78th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 250th with 14.5 per game. The Utes allow 68.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 85th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc ranking them 103rd and 299th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 30.6 rebounds a game which ranks 13th and they give up 11.2 assists per contest which puts them in 46th place in the country. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 194th in Division 1.
Arizona State averages 82 points per game this year which ranks them 32nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -0.1 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 143rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 98th in the nation. They average 35.1 rebounds per game and 14 assists per contest which ranks them 222nd and 133rd respectively. In the turnover department the Sun Devils rank 23rd with 11.1 per game. The Sun Devils allow 82.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 323rd in the country. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 294th and 195th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37.8 rebounds a game which ranks 264th and they give up 18.1 assists per contest which puts them in 341st place in the nation. The Sun Devils force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 145th in college basketball.
The Utes average 70.2 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 68.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 0.2 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 4.7 per contest. The Utes have an offensive rating of 110.5 and they assist on 52.1% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 71.9 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 55%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they shoot 3 pointers on 34% of their shots. Utah turns the ball over an average of 17.5 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 56.1% while their offensive rebound percentage is 31.8%. The Utes give up 70 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 64 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Sun Devils score 92.4 ppg at home and they have averaged 80.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -3.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 12 points per game. The Sun Devils have a rating on offense of 110.2 and 50.3% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 74.4 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 43% of their shots. Arizona State turns it over an average of 13.2 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 48.1% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 27%. The Sun Devils give up 80.4 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 83.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Utah Utes Betting Trends
The Utah Utes are 5-6 against the spread
The Utah Utes are 6-6 against the over/under
Arizona State Sun Devils Betting Trends
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 6-8 against the spread
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 11-4 against the over/under
Utah Utes Injuries
12/16/16 G Tim Coleman Personal expected to transfer
Arizona State Sun Devils Injuries
12/22/16 G Sam Cunliffe Personal expected to transfer
Josh's Pick: Take Arizona State
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