Princeton at Arizona State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/29/2018
Saturday, December 29, 2018
Wells Fargo Arena
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The Princeton Tigers head to Wells Fargo Arena to take on the Arizona State Sun Devils on Saturday, December 29, 2018. The opening line for this game has Arizona State as 15 point favorites.
Princeton comes into this game with an overall record of 6-5. They currently have a point differential of -2.2 as they are averaging 71.5 points per game while giving up 73.6 per contest. Arizona State has an overall record of 9-2. They are averaging 80.9 points per game and surrendering 72.5, good for a point differential of 8.4.
Valuable Princeton Tigers Betting Trends
The Princeton Tigers are 3-6-1 against the spread this season
The Princeton Tigers are 5-5-0 against the over/under this year
Important Arizona State Sun Devils Betting Trends
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 6-4-1 against the spread this season
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 4-7-0 against the over/under this year
Key Princeton Tigers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Arizona State Sun Devils Injuries
No key injuries to report
Myles Stephens comes into this game averaging 12.4 points per contest while playing 32.2 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is 71%. Richmond Aririguzoh averages 9.5 points per contest in 23.1 minutes per game. He averages 0.6 assists per game and 4.8 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 70% for the season while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Luguentz Dort scores 19.2 points per contest while playing 33.7 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.4 rebounds per contest and has 2.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is at 65%. Kimani Lawrence averages 12.5 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 30.6 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.2 rebounds per game and has 1.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
Princeton averages 71.5 points per contest, which is 248th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is -2.2 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a unit, which has them ranked 288th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 216th in the nation. They average 33.1 boards per contest and 11.6 assists per game, which ranks them 305th and 298th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 245th with 12.6 per game. The Tigers allow 73.6 points per contest, which is 226th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 242nd and 226th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 37.2 rebounds a game which ranks 274th, and they allow 13.0 assists per game which puts them in 178th place in the country. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 145th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Arizona State is 55th in the nation with 80.9 points per contest this season. They are 208th in the country in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 8.4. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 202nd in the NCAA. They are 5th in D-1 in rebounding with 43.9 boards per contest and 180th in assists per game with 13.7. The Sun Devils are 122nd in turnovers per contest with 14.2. The Sun Devils give up 72.5 points per game, which ranks them 203rd in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 58th and 81st in those defensive statistics. They rank 143rd with 12.5 dimes allowed per game and 134th with 34.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Sun Devils are 226th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.6 per contest this year.
The Tigers have an offensive rating of 101, which is ranked 236th. They are 180th in college basketball in pace with 70.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 258th. As a unit they are 231st in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 46% of their shot attempts, ranking 31st in D-1. Princeton is 216th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions.
Arizona State is 220th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions. The Sun Devils are 141st in the country in offensive rating with 106.2. In terms of pace they are 49th in Division 1 with 74.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 248th. As a team they are 222nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 323rd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Princeton/Arizona State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Princeton +15
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