Arizona State at Vanderbilt College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/17/2018
Monday, December 17, 2018
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The Arizona State Sun Devils travel to Memorial Gymnasium to play the Vanderbilt Commodores on Monday, December 17, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Arizona State as 1 point favorites.
Arizona State heads into this matchup with a mark of 8-1. They currently have a point differential of 11.6 as they are averaging 82.8 points per contest while giving up 71.2 per game. Vanderbilt has an overall mark of 6-2. They are averaging 83.9 points per contest and giving up 71.8, which is a point differential of 12.1.
Valuable Arizona State Sun Devils Betting Trends
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 5-3-1 against the spread
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 3-6-0 against the over/under
Important Vanderbilt Commodores Betting Trends
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 3-5-0 against the spread
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 4-3-1 against the over/under
Key Arizona State Sun Devils Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Vanderbilt Commodores Injuries
11/23/18 G Darius Garland Ankle is out for season
Luguentz Dort comes into this contest averaging 20.9 points per game while playing 34.6 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 6.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 64%. Kimani Lawrence averages 13.8 points per game in 31.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.1 assists per contest and 3.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Saben Lee averages 11.8 points per game while playing 28.3 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.4 rebounds per game and has 3.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 67%. Simisola Shittu averages 15.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.8 rebounds per contest and 1.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is 66%.
Useful Team Statistics
Arizona State averages 82.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 38th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 11.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 140th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 197th in the nation. They average 44.4 rebounds per game and 14.3 assists per game, which ranks them 6th and 141st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 77th with 15.0 per game. The Sun Devils allow 71.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 174th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 52nd and 74th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.0 rebounds a game which ranks 86th and they give up 12.4 assists per contest, which puts them in 140th place in Division 1. They force 15.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 242nd in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Vanderbilt is 28th in the country with 83.9 points per game this year. They are 63rd in Division 1 in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 12.1. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 135th in the nation. They are 23rd in the NCAA in rebounding with 41.3 boards per game, and 100th in assists per contest with 15.0. The Commodores are 151st in turnovers per game with 13.9. The Commodores surrender 71.8 points per contest, which ranks them 188th in D-1. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 78th and 72nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 80th with 11.4 assists allowed per contest and 206th with 35.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Commodores are 89th in country in forcing turnovers with 12.8 per game.
The Sun Devils have an offensive rating of 108, which is ranked 120th. They are 54th in college basketball in pace with 74.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 196th. As a unit they are 177th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shot attempts, ranking 322nd in D-1. Arizona State is 163rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions.
Vanderbilt is 196th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions. The Commodores have an offensive rating of 112.2, which is ranked 58th. They are 48th in D-1 in pace with 74.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 69th. As a unit they are 63rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 159th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Arizona State/Vanderbilt college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Vanderbilt +1
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