Utah at Arizona State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/25/2018
Thursday, January 25, 2018
Wells Fargo Arena
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The Utah Utes travel to Wells Fargo Arena to play the Arizona State Sun Devils on Thursday, January 25, 2018. The opening line for this game has Arizona State as 8 point favorites.
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Utah heads into this matchup with a mark of 12-7. They currently have a point differential of 4.6 as they are averaging 75.1 points per contest while giving up 70.5 per game. Arizona State has an overall record of 15-4. They are averaging 86.7 points per game and surrendering 74.8, good for a point differential of 11.9.
Valuable Utah Utes Betting Trends
The Utah Utes are 8-7 against the spread this season
The Utah Utes are 6-11 against the over/under this year
Important Arizona State Sun Devils Betting Trends
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 9-7 against the spread this season
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 11-8 against the over/under this year
Key Utah Utes 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
David Collette averages 12.9 points per game in 22.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 4.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 59% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%. Justin Bibbins averages 14.1 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is at 86%.
Shannon Evans averages 16.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.6 rebounds per contest and 4.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 85%. Tra Holder averages 19.2 points per game while playing 35.2 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 84%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Utes allow 70.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 134th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 98th and 71st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.0 rebounds a game which ranks 180th, and they give up 11.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 39th place in the country. They force 12.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 72nd in college basketball. Utah averages 75.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 152nd in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 4.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 142nd. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 127th in D-1. They average 34.7 rebounds per game and 15.6 assists per game, which ranks them 233rd and 70th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 238th with 12.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Sun Devils surrender 74.8 points per contest, which ranks them 243rd in the country. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 128th and 139th in those defensive statistics. They rank 303rd with 15.5 assists allowed per contest, and 210th with 35.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Sun Devils are 278th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 15.0 per game this season. Arizona State is 9th in Division 1 with 86.7 points per game this year. They are 48th in the country in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 11.9. They shoot 39% from 3-point range, which is good for 42nd in the nation. They are 126th in college basketball in rebounding with 36.8 boards per game and 96th in assists per contest with 15.0. The Sun Devils are 315th in turnovers per game with 11.5.
The Utes are 112th in the nation in offensive rating with 107.7, and their defensive rating of 101.1 is ranked 161st. In terms of pace they are 212th in the country with 69.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 79th. As a team they are 54th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 46% of their shots, ranking 28th in Division 1. Utah is 183rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 79th in the nation.
Arizona State is 327th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 164th in the nation. The Sun Devils are 10th in the country in offensive rating with 117.6, and their defensive rating of 101.4 is ranked 170th. In terms of pace they are 50th in Division 1 with 73.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 38th. As a team they are 25th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shots, ranking 103rd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Utah/Arizona State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Arizona State -8
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