Arizona at Arizona State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/15/2018
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Wells Fargo Arena
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The Arizona Wildcats travel to Wells Fargo Arena to play the Arizona State Sun Devils on Thursday, February 15, 2018. The opening line for this game has Arizona State as 1 point favorites.
Arizona comes into this game with an overall record of 20-6. They currently have a point differential of 9.9 as they are averaging 81.8 points per game while giving up 72.0 per contest. Arizona State has an overall record of 19-6. They are averaging 85.0 points per game and surrendering 74.8, good for a point differential of 10.2.
Valuable Arizona Wildcats Betting Trends
The Arizona Wildcats are 8-16 against the spread this season
The Arizona Wildcats are 14-10 against the over/under this year
Important Arizona State Sun Devils Betting Trends
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 12-10 against the spread this season
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 14-11 against the over/under this year
Key Arizona Wildcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
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
DeAndre Ayton averages 19.5 points per game in 32.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.4 assists per contest and 10.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 60% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%. Allonzo Trier averages 19.6 points per game while playing 33.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is at 85%.
Shannon Evans averages 17.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.5 rebounds per contest and 4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 86%. Tra Holder averages 19.4 points per game while playing 35 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.7 rebounds per game and has 3.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wildcats allow 72.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 166th in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 167th and 285th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 29.3 rebounds a game which ranks 5th, and they give up 12.8 assists per contest, which puts them in 125th place in the country. They force 12.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 65th in college basketball. Arizona averages 81.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 32nd in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 9.9 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a team, which has them ranked 5th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 24th in D-1. They average 35.8 rebounds per game and 16.0 assists per game, which ranks them 154th and 48th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 274th with 12.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Sun Devils surrender 74.8 points per contest, which ranks them 247th in the country. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 151st and 153rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 308th with 15.4 assists allowed per contest, and 232nd with 35.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Sun Devils are 294th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 15.0 per game this season. Arizona State is 12th in Division 1 with 85.0 points per game this year. They are 67th in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 10.2. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 90th in the nation. They are 113th in college basketball in rebounding with 36.6 boards per game and 115th in assists per contest with 14.7. The Sun Devils are 328th in turnovers per game with 11.0.
The Wildcats are 8th in the nation in offensive rating with 117.3, and their defensive rating of 103.1 is ranked 206th. In terms of pace they are 204th in the country with 69.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 58% is 11th. As a team they are 8th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 289th in Division 1. Arizona is 251st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 161st in the nation.
Arizona State is 337th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 180th in the nation. The Sun Devils are 16th in the country in offensive rating with 115.4, and their defensive rating of 101.6 is ranked 170th. In terms of pace they are 45th in Division 1 with 72.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 53rd. As a team they are 36th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shots, ranking 97th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Arizona/Arizona State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Arizona State -1
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