Vanderbilt at Arizona State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/17/2017
Sunday, December 17, 2017
Wells Fargo Arena
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The Vanderbilt Commodores head to Wells Fargo Arena to take on the Arizona State Sun Devils on Sunday, December 17, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Arizona State as 12 point favorites.
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Vanderbilt heads into this matchup with a mark of 3-6. They currently have a point differential of -2.9 as they are averaging 68.7 points per contest while giving up 71.6 per game. Arizona State has an overall mark of 9-0. They are averaging 91.8 points per contest and giving up 74.4, which is a point differential of 17.3.
Valuable Vanderbilt Commodores Betting Trends
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 0-8 against the spread this season
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 2-6 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 7-2 against the over/under this year
Key Vanderbilt Commodores 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
Jeff Roberson averages 14.2 points per contest while playing 33.1 minutes per night this year. He grabs 8.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 0.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is 92%. Riley LaChance averages 12.2 points per contest in 31.2 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.3 assists per game and 2.8 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% for the season while his free throw percentage is 90%.
Tra Holder scores 21.6 points per contest while playing 36.1 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 5.6 rebounds per contest and has 5.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 83%. Shannon Evans averages 19 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 36 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.6 rebounds per game and has 5.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
Vanderbilt averages 68.7 points per contest this year, which is 294th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -2.9 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a unit, which has them ranked 325th. From 3-point territory they shoot 31%, which is good for 304th in Division 1. They average 36.8 boards per contest and 10.9 assists per game, which ranks them 164th and 332nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 238th with 12.9 per game. The Commodores allow 71.6 points per contest, which is 174th in the country. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 230th and 158th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.9 rebounds a game which ranks 96th, and they allow 11.7 assists per game which puts them in 86th place in college basketball. They force 9.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Arizona State is 4th in the country with 91.8 points per contest this season. They are 6th in the nation in shooting at 52%, while their average scoring margin is 17.3. They shoot 43% from beyond the arc, which is good for 9th in Division 1. They are 202nd in the country in rebounding with 35.7 boards per contest and 56th in assists per game with 16.4. The Sun Devils are 311th in turnovers per contest with 11.7. The Sun Devils give up 74.4 points per game, which ranks them 225th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 159th and 235th in those defensive statistics. They rank 304th with 16.0 dimes allowed per game and 115th with 33.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Sun Devils are 281st in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 15.8 per contest this year.
The Commodores are 237th in the nation in offensive rating with 101.6, and their defensive rating of 105.9 is ranked 269th. In terms of pace they are 327th in the country with 66.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 310th. As a team they are 258th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 52nd in Division 1. Vanderbilt is 186th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 197th in the nation.
Arizona State is 317th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 214th in the nation. The Sun Devils are 5th in the country in offensive rating with 124.2, and their defensive rating of 100.8 is ranked 188th. In terms of pace they are 63rd in Division 1 with 73.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 61% is 5th. As a team they are 3rd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 64% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shots, ranking 101st in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Vanderbilt/Arizona State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Vanderbilt +12
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