Washington State at Stanford College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/24/2018
Saturday, February 24, 2018
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The Washington State Cougars travel to Maples Pavilion to play the Stanford Cardinal on Saturday, February 24, 2018. The opening line for this game has Stanford as 11.5 point favorites.
Washington State comes into this game with an overall record of 11-16. They currently have a point differential of -4.2 as they are averaging 73.3 points per game while giving up 77.5 per contest. Stanford has an overall mark of 15-13. They are averaging 75.5 points per contest and giving up 74.3, which is a point differential of 1.2.
Valuable Washington State Cougars Betting Trends
The Washington State Cougars are 12-14 against the spread this season
The Washington State Cougars are 13-13 against the over/under this year
Important Stanford Cardinal Betting Trends
The Stanford Cardinal are 14-14 against the spread this season
The Stanford Cardinal are 11-15 against the over/under this year
Key Washington State Cougars Injuries
02/23/18 G Carter Skaggs Foot injured last game, is "?" Saturday vs Stanford
Key Stanford Cardinal Injuries
11/29/17 G Marcus Sheffield Leg is out indefinitely
Robert Franks averages 17.7 points per game while playing 32.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 6.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is at 85%. Malachi Flynn averages 15.3 points per game in 33.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.2 assists per contest and 3.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Reid Travis averages 19.3 points per game while playing 33.7 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 7.8 rebounds per game and has 1.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is at 66%. Daejon Davis averages 10.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.4 rebounds per contest and 4.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 67%.
Useful Team Statistics
Washington State averages 73.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 201st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -4.2 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 218th. Behind the arc they shoot 37%, which is good for 74th in the country. They average 33.4 rebounds per game and 14.9 assists per game, which ranks them 286th and 105th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 125th with 13.6 per game. The Cougars allow 77.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 295th in Division 1. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 292nd and 163rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.3 rebounds a game which ranks 255th and they give up 14.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 275th place in college basketball. They force 11.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 47th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Stanford is 134th in the country with 75.5 points per game this year. They are 88th in D-1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 1.2. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 96th in college basketball. They are 56th in the nation in rebounding with 38.2 boards per game, and 181st in assists per contest with 13.6. The Cardinal are 35th in turnovers per game with 15.0. The Cardinal surrender 74.3 points per contest, which ranks them 231st in the country. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 139th and 185th in those defensive statistics. They rank 141st with 12.9 assists allowed per contest and 100th with 33.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Cardinal are 80th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.0 per game this season.
The Cougars are 321st in the country in defensive rating with 110.2, and their offensive rating of 104.2 is ranked 191st. They are 170th in college basketball in pace with 70 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 81st. As a unit they are 103rd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 51% of their shot attempts, ranking 3rd in D-1. Washington State is 93rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 296th in the country.
Stanford is 53rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 129th in the nation. The Cardinal are 195th in the country in offensive rating with 104.1, and their defensive rating of 102.4 is ranked 182nd. In terms of pace they are 71st in Division 1 with 71.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 138th. As a team they are 134th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 302nd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Washington State/Stanford college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Stanford -11.5
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