Stanford at Arizona State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 3/3/2018
Saturday, March 3, 2018
Wells Fargo Arena
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The Stanford Cardinal head to Wells Fargo Arena to take on the Arizona State Sun Devils on Saturday, March 3, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Arizona State as 8.5 point favorites.
Stanford heads into this matchup with a mark of 16-14. They currently have a point differential of 0.9 as they are averaging 75.6 points per contest while giving up 74.6 per game. Arizona State has an overall record of 20-9. They are averaging 83.5 points per game and surrendering 74.3, good for a point differential of 9.2.
Valuable Stanford Cardinal Betting Trends
The Stanford Cardinal are 15-15 against the spread this season
The Stanford Cardinal are 12-16 against the over/under this year
Important Arizona State Sun Devils Betting Trends
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 13-13 against the spread this season
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 15-14 against the over/under this year
Key Stanford Cardinal Injuries
11/29/17 G Marcus Sheffield Leg is out indefinitely
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
Reid Travis averages 19.4 points per contest while playing 33.8 minutes per night this year. He grabs 8 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is 67%. Dorian Pickens averages 14.4 points per contest in 33.3 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.1 assists per game and 3.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% for the season while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Tra Holder scores 18.7 points per contest while playing 34.7 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 4.3 rebounds per contest and has 3.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 85%. Shannon Evans averages 16.7 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 33.8 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.3 rebounds per game and has 3.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
Stanford averages 75.6 points per contest this year, which is 131st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 0.9 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 99th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 88th in Division 1. They average 37.8 boards per contest and 13.6 assists per game, which ranks them 72nd and 176th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 42nd with 14.6 per game. The Cardinal allow 74.6 points per contest, which is 235th in the country. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 192nd and 206th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.1 rebounds a game which ranks 84th, and they allow 13.1 assists per game which puts them in 158th place in college basketball. They force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 95th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Arizona State is 22nd in the country with 83.5 points per contest this season. They are 95th in the nation in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 9.2. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 116th in Division 1. They are 134th in the country in rebounding with 36.0 boards per contest and 142nd in assists per game with 14.1. The Sun Devils are 324th in turnovers per contest with 11.2. The Sun Devils give up 74.3 points per game, which ranks them 228th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 139th and 74th in those defensive statistics. They rank 294th with 15.0 dimes allowed per game and 246th with 36.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Sun Devils are 308th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 15.0 per contest this year.
The Cardinal are 205th in the country in defensive rating with 103.4, and their offensive rating of 104.7 is ranked 183rd. They are 81st in college basketball in pace with 71.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 142nd. As a unit they are 127th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shot attempts, ranking 313th in D-1. Stanford is 61st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 170th in the country.
Arizona State is 330th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 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 150th in the nation. The Sun Devils are 25th in the country in offensive rating with 114, and their defensive rating of 101.5 is ranked 146th. In terms of pace they are 47th in Division 1 with 72.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 80th. As a team they are 46th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 92nd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Stanford/Arizona State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Stanford +8.5
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