UCLA at Arizona State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/10/2018
Saturday, February 10, 2018
Wells Fargo Arena
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The UCLA Bruins travel to Wells Fargo Arena to play the Arizona State Sun Devils on Saturday, February 10, 2018. The opening line for this game has Arizona State as 5 point favorites.
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UCLA heads into this matchup with a mark of 17-7. They currently have a point differential of 7.2 as they are averaging 82.9 points per contest while giving up 75.7 per game. Arizona State has an overall mark of 18-6. They are averaging 84.8 points per contest and giving up 74.6, which is a point differential of 10.2.
Valuable UCLA Bruins Betting Trends
The UCLA Bruins are 12-12 against the spread this season
The UCLA Bruins are 13-11 against the over/under this year
Important Arizona State Sun Devils Betting Trends
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 11-10 against the spread this season
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 13-11 against the over/under this year
Key UCLA Bruins Injuries
12/22/17 F Cody Riley Suspension is out for season
12/04/17 G LiAngelo Ball Left Team is out for season
11/08/17 F Jalen Hill Suspension is out for season
02/09/18 C Ikenna Okwarabizie Concussion is "?" Saturday vs Arizona State
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
Aaron Holiday averages 19.1 points per game while playing 37 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is at 83%. Kris Wilkes averages 13.8 points per game in 28.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.5 assists per contest and 5.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 65%.
Tra Holder averages 19.3 points per game while playing 35 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.6 rebounds per game and has 3.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 84%. Shannon Evans averages 17 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.7 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%.
Useful Team Statistics
UCLA averages 82.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 29th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 7.2 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 69th. Behind the arc they shoot 38%, which is good for 60th in the country. They average 38.4 rebounds per game and 15.3 assists per game, which ranks them 52nd and 76th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 268th with 12.1 per game. The Bruins allow 75.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 267th in Division 1. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 96th and 183rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.4 rebounds a game which ranks 257th and they give up 14.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 244th place in college basketball. They force 11.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 44th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Arizona State is 15th in the country with 84.8 points per game this year. They are 62nd in D-1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 10.2. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 79th in college basketball. They are 121st in the nation in rebounding with 36.5 boards per game, and 107th in assists per contest with 14.8. The Sun Devils are 322nd in turnovers per game with 11.2. The Sun Devils surrender 74.6 points per contest, which ranks them 246th in the country. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 145th and 154th in those defensive statistics. They rank 312th with 15.5 assists allowed per contest and 235th with 36.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Sun Devils are 298th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.1 per game this season.
The Bruins are 36th in the nation in offensive rating with 112.6, and their defensive rating of 102.9 is ranked 204th. In terms of pace they are 72nd in the country with 72.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 62nd. As a team they are 54th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 155th in Division 1. UCLA is 304th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 104th in the nation.
Arizona State is 335th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 183rd in the nation. The Sun Devils are 19th in the country in offensive rating with 115.4, and their defensive rating of 101.5 is ranked 170th. In terms of pace they are 52nd in Division 1 with 72.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 50th. As a team they are 35th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 97th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's UCLA/Arizona State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Arizona State -5
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