Arizona State at Colorado College Basketball Picks & Parlay 1/4/2018
Thursday, January 4, 2018
Coors Events Center
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The Arizona State Sun Devils head to Coors Events Center to take on the Colorado Buffaloes on Thursday, January 4, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Arizona State as 9.5 point favorites.
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Arizona State comes into this game with an overall record of 12-1. They currently have a point differential of 18.1 as they are averaging 90.7 points per game while giving up 72.6 per contest. Colorado has an overall mark of 8-6. They are averaging 74.4 points per contest and giving up 73.7, which is a point differential of 0.6.
Valuable Arizona State Sun Devils Betting Trends
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 9-2 against the spread this season
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 8-5 against the over/under this year
Important Colorado Buffaloes Betting Trends
The Colorado Buffaloes are 5-8 against the spread this season
The Colorado Buffaloes are 7-7 against the over/under this year
Key Arizona State Sun Devils Injuries
11/14/17 F Ramon Vila Left Team is out for season
11/14/17 F Zylan Cheatham Eligibility is out for season
01/01/18 F Carlton Bragg Personal has left team
Key Colorado Buffaloes Injuries
12/02/17 F Tory Miller-Stewart Foot is out for season
11/05/17 F Evan Battey Academics is out for season
Shannon Evans averages 17 points per contest in 34.9 minutes per game this year. He averages 4.7 assists per game and 3.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 38% for the season while his free throw percentage is 86%. Tra Holder averages 22.2 points per contest while playing 35.2 minutes per night this year. He grabs 5.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is 85%.
George King averages 13.2 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 26.1 minutes per game. He also hauls in 7.9 rebounds per game and dishes 0.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 74%. McKinley Wright IV scores 16 points per contest while playing 32.7 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 5 rebounds per contest and has 4.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Sun Devils allow 72.6 points per contest which is 192nd in Division 1. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 84th and 147th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.2 rebounds a game which ranks 182nd, and they allow 14.8 assists per game which puts them in 269th place in the country. They force 16.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 315th in the nation. Arizona State averages 90.7 points per contest this year, which is 5th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 18.1 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a unit, which has them ranked 24th. From 3-point territory they shoot 39%, which is good for 40th in college basketball. They average 37.8 boards per contest and 15.8 assists per game, which ranks them 110th and 75th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 293rd with 11.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Buffaloes give up 73.7 points per game, which ranks them 220th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 166th and 202nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 71st with 11.6 dimes allowed per game and 126th with 33.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Buffaloes are 95th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.7 per contest this year. Colorado is 189th in Division 1 with 74.4 points per contest this season. They are 204th in the country in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 0.6. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 275th in D-1. They are 68th in college basketball in rebounding with 38.9 boards per contest and 300th in assists per game with 11.9. The Buffaloes are 66th in turnovers per contest with 15.1.
The Sun Devils are 110th in the country in defensive rating with 97.3, and their offensive rating of 121.5 is ranked 6th. They are 42nd in college basketball in pace with 74.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 58% is 16th. As a unit they are 10th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 62% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 89th in D-1. Arizona State is 321st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 116th in the country.
Colorado is 78th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 167th in Division 1. The Buffaloes are 191st in the nation in defensive rating with 101, and their offensive rating of 101.9 is ranked 230th. They are 129th in D-1 in pace with 71.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 221st. As a unit they are 214th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 192nd in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Arizona State -9.5 and under 149 total points
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