Arizona at Stanford College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/20/2018
Saturday, January 20, 2018
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The Arizona Wildcats head to Maples Pavilion to take on the Stanford Cardinal on Saturday, January 20, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Arizona as 6 point favorites.
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Arizona comes into this game with an overall record of 15-4. They currently have a point differential of 11.3 as they are averaging 82.7 points per game while giving up 71.4 per contest. Stanford has an overall record of 11-8. They are averaging 75.9 points per game and surrendering 75.1, good for a point differential of 0.8.
Valuable Arizona Wildcats Betting Trends
The Arizona Wildcats are 6-11 against the spread this season
The Arizona Wildcats are 10-7 against the over/under this year
Important Stanford Cardinal Betting Trends
The Stanford Cardinal are 9-10 against the spread this season
The Stanford Cardinal are 6-11 against the over/under this year
Key Arizona Wildcats Injuries
01/19/18 G Rawle Alkins Foot is "?" Saturday vs Stanford
Key Stanford Cardinal Injuries
11/29/17 G Marcus Sheffield Leg is out indefinitely
DeAndre Ayton averages 20.2 points per contest while playing 32 minutes per night this year. He grabs 11.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage is 71%. Allonzo Trier averages 19.7 points per contest in 33.6 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.2 assists per game and 3.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 52% for the season while his free throw percentage is 85%.
Reid Travis scores 20 points per contest while playing 33.6 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 7.5 rebounds per contest and has 1.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is at 67%. Michael Humphrey averages 11.2 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 26.3 minutes per game. He also brings in 7.9 rebounds per game and has 0.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
Arizona averages 82.7 points per contest this year, which is 33rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 11.3 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a unit, which has them ranked 12th. From 3-point territory they shoot 39%, which is good for 44th in Division 1. They average 36.6 boards per contest and 16.1 assists per game, which ranks them 144th and 56th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 236th with 12.6 per game. The Wildcats allow 71.4 points per contest, which is 156th in the country. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 124th and 211th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 29.7 rebounds a game which ranks 6th, and they allow 13.2 assists per game which puts them in 160th place in college basketball. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 116th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Stanford is 138th in the country with 75.9 points per contest this season. They are 102nd in the nation in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 0.8. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 174th in Division 1. They are 46th in the country in rebounding with 39.1 boards per contest and 185th in assists per game with 13.7. The Cardinal are 37th in turnovers per contest with 15.4. The Cardinal give up 75.1 points per game, which ranks them 251st in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 149th and 247th in those defensive statistics. They rank 93rd with 12.1 dimes allowed per game and 110th with 33.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Cardinal are 59th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 12.0 per contest this year.
The Wildcats are 18th in the nation in offensive rating with 116.5, and their defensive rating of 100.7 is ranked 153rd. In terms of pace they are 175th in the country with 70.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 57% is 20th. As a team they are 13th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 288th in Division 1. Arizona is 224th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 115th in the nation.
Stanford is 57th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 165th in the nation. The Cardinal are 197th in the country in offensive rating with 103.5, and their defensive rating of 102.4 is ranked 200th. In terms of pace they are 80th in Division 1 with 72.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 139th. As a team they are 134th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 278th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Arizona/Stanford college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Arizona -6
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