Arizona State at USC NCAA Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/26/2019
Saturday, January 26, 2019
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The Arizona State Sun Devils travel to Galen Center to play the USC Trojans on Saturday, January 26, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has USC as 3 point favorites.
Arizona State comes into this game with an overall record of 14-5. They currently have a point differential of 6.9 as they are averaging 79.4 points per game while giving up 72.5 per contest. USC has an overall record of 11-8. They are averaging 78.1 points per game and surrendering 72.6, good for a point differential of 5.5.
Valuable Arizona State Sun Devils Betting Trends
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 10-8-1 against the spread
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 7-12-0 against the over/under
Important USC Trojans Betting Trends
The USC Trojans are 9-10-0 against the spread
The USC Trojans are 9-10-0 against the over/under
Key Arizona State Sun Devils Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key USC Trojans Injuries
12/18/18 G Charles O'Bannon, Jr. Finger is out for season
01/13/19 G Kevin Porter Jr Suspension is out indefinitely
01/06/19 G Jordan Usher Transferred has left team
Luguentz Dort comes into this contest averaging 16.4 points per game while playing 31.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 63%. Remy Martin averages 12.5 points per game in 32.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.6 assists per contest and 3.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 72%.
Bennie Boatwright averages 17.0 points per game while playing 32.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 6.7 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 74%. Nick Rakocevic averages 15.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.8 rebounds per contest and 1.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is 68%.
Useful Team Statistics
Arizona State averages 79.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 52nd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 6.9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 183rd. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 198th in the nation. They average 42.2 rebounds per game and 14.4 assists per game, which ranks them 7th and 116th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 146th with 13.6 per game. The Sun Devils allow 72.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 209th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 40th and 134th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.1 rebounds a game which ranks 180th and they give up 13.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 194th place in Division 1. They force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 218th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
USC is 72nd in the country with 78.1 points per game this year. They are 101st in Division 1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 5.5. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 56th in the nation. They are 101st in the NCAA in rebounding with 37.3 boards per game, and 25th in assists per contest with 16.7. The Trojans are 263rd in turnovers per game with 12.4. The Trojans surrender 72.6 points per contest, which ranks them 213th in D-1. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 94th and 168th in those defensive statistics. They rank 273rd with 14.5 assists allowed per contest and 301st with 37.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Trojans are 185th in country in forcing turnovers with 13.7 per game.
The Sun Devils have an offensive rating of 106.9, which is ranked 120th. They are 52nd in college basketball in pace with 73.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 215th. As a unit they are 213th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 272nd in D-1. Arizona State is 249th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions.
USC is 302nd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions. The Trojans are 142nd in the country in offensive rating with 105.4. In terms of pace they are 73rd in Division 1 with 72.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 137th. As a team they are 180th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 299th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Arizona State/USC college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take USC -3
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