Sunday, January 29, 2017
Wells Fargo Arena
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The Washington State Cougars head to Wells Fargo Arena to take on the Arizona State Sun Devils on Sunday, January 29, 2017. The opening line for this game has Arizona State as 9 point favorites.
The Cougars come into this game with an overall record of 10-10 and a road record of 1-3. They are 7-9 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-9. The Sun Devils have an overall record of 10-11 and a home record of 7-3. They have an over/under record of 15-5 and they are 8-10 against the spread.
Josh Hawkinson comes into this contest averaging 15.3 points per game while playing 34.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Cougars. He pulls down 10.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. Malachi Flynn averages 11.4 points per game in 33.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.9 assists per contest and 3.2 rebounds per game for Washington State. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%.
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Torian Graham averages 18.7 points per game while playing 33 minutes per contest this year for the Sun Devils. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Tra Holder averages 17.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.6 rebounds per contest and 3.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Washington State averages 69.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 259th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -5.8 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 128th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 215th in the country. They average 32.4 rebounds per game and 13.3 assists per game which ranks them 312th and 170th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 75th with 12.2 per game. The Cougars allow 74.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 232nd in the nation. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 224th and 269th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.7 rebounds a game which ranks 225th and they give up 14.4 assists per contest which puts them in 250th place in the country. They force 10.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 339th in Division 1.
Arizona State averages 81.6 points per game this year which ranks them 24th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -1.8 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 143rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 94th in the nation. They average 34.3 rebounds per game and 13.6 assists per contest which ranks them 244th and 152nd respectively. In the turnover department the Sun Devils rank 21st with 11 per game. The Sun Devils allow 83.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 339th in the country. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 333rd and 302nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 38 rebounds a game which ranks 285th and they give up 19.3 assists per contest which puts them in 350th place in the nation. The Sun Devils force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 137th in college basketball.
The Cougars average 68.5 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 66.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -8.9 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -18.7 per contest. The Cougars have an offensive rating of 99.8 and they assist on 53.7% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 69.4 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 32% of their shots. Washington State turns the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 5.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 46.8% while their offensive rebound percentage is 18.4%. The Cougars give up 77.4 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 85.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Sun Devils score 90.7 ppg at home and they have averaged 81.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -4.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 10.1 points per game. The Sun Devils have a rating on offense of 109.6 and 48.2% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 74.5 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 8.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 47.4% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 26%. The Sun Devils give up 80.6 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 86.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Washington State Cougars Betting Trends
The Washington State Cougars are 7-9 against the spread
The Washington State Cougars are 7-9 against the over/under
Arizona State Sun Devils Betting Trends
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 8-10 against the spread
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 15-5 against the over/under
Washington State Cougars Injuries
12/13/16 F Derrien King Personal expected to transfer
Arizona State Sun Devils Injuries
12/22/16 G Sam Cunliffe Personal expected to transfer
01/25/17 F Andre Adams Undisclosed "?"
01/25/17 F Vitaliy Shibel Knee "?"
Tony's Pick: Take Arizona State -9
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