Thursday, January 12, 2017
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The Washington State Cougars travel to Maples Pavilion to play the Stanford Cardinal on Thursday, January 12, 2017.
The Cougars come into this game with an overall record of 9-6 and a road record of 1-0. They are 4-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-5. The Cardinal have an overall record of 8-8 and a home record of 5-3. They have an over/under record of 7-8 and they are 6-9 against the spread.
Josh Hawkinson comes into this contest averaging 15.9 points per game while playing 34.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Cougars. He pulls down 10.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. Malachi Flynn averages 11.7 points per game in 33.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.9 assists per contest and 3.5 rebounds per game for Washington State. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Reid Travis averages 17.5 points per game while playing 30.8 minutes per contest this year for the Cardinal. He grabs 9.6 rebounds per game and has 0.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 57% and his free throw percentage currently is at 68%. Dorian Pickens averages 13.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 4 rebounds per contest and 1.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 73%.
Washington State averages 71.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 195th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -1.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 80th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 194th in the country. They average 34.7 rebounds per game and 13.7 assists per game which ranks them 229th and 152nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 117th with 12.7 per game. The Cougars allow 73.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 195th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 142nd and 217th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.9 rebounds a game which ranks 175th and they give up 14.6 assists per contest which puts them in 251st place in the country. They force 10.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 322nd in Division 1.
Stanford averages 67.9 points per game this year which ranks them 268th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -3.7 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 262nd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 317th in the nation. They average 35.1 rebounds per game and 13.1 assists per contest which ranks them 210th and 182nd respectively. In the turnover department the Cardinal rank 193rd with 13.7 per game. The Cardinal allow 71.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 146th in the country. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc ranking them 209th and 311th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.3 rebounds a game which ranks 58th and they give up 13.7 assists per contest which puts them in 197th place in the nation. The Cardinal force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 112th in college basketball.
The Cougars average 75.6 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 73.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -4 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -0.3 per contest. The Cougars have an offensive rating of 102.2 and they assist on 54.5% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 70.9 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 31% of their shots. Washington State turns the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 6.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 48.9% while their offensive rebound percentage is 19.2%. The Cougars give up 79.6 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 73.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Cardinal score 71.6 ppg at home and they have averaged 61 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -23 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of -0.1 points per game. The Cardinal have a rating on offense of 96.9 and 55.9% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 70.8 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 46%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they attempt 3 pointers on 26% of their shots. Stanford turns it over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.8% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 29%. The Cardinal give up 71.7 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 84 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Washington State Cougars Betting Trends
The Washington State Cougars are 4-7 against the spread
The Washington State Cougars are 6-5 against the over/under
Stanford Cardinal Betting Trends
The Stanford Cardinal are 6-9 against the spread
The Stanford Cardinal are 7-8 against the over/under
Washington State Cougars Injuries
12/13/16 F Derrien King Personal expected to transfer
Stanford Cardinal Injuries
01/05/17 F Reid Travis Shoulder out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Stanford
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