Arizona at Arizona State Expert NCAA Basketball Picks Against the Spread 1/31/2019
Thursday, January 31, 2019
Wells Fargo Arena
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The Arizona Wildcats travel to Wells Fargo Arena to play the Arizona State Sun Devils on Thursday, January 31, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Arizona State as 5 point favorites.
Arizona heads into this matchup with a mark of 14-7. They currently have a point differential of 5.2 as they are averaging 73.0 points per contest while giving up 67.8 per game. Arizona State has an overall mark of 14-6. They are averaging 78.8 points per contest and giving up 72.3, which is a point differential of 6.5.
Valuable Arizona Wildcats Betting Trends
The Arizona Wildcats are 10-10-1 against the spread
The Arizona Wildcats are 10-10-1 against the over/under
Important Arizona State Sun Devils Betting Trends
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 10-9-1 against the spread
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 7-13-0 against the over/under
Key Arizona Wildcats Injuries
01/30/19 C Chase Jeter Back is questionable Thursday vs Arizona State
Key Arizona State Sun Devils Injuries
No key injuries to report
Brandon Randolph comes into this contest averaging 14.9 points per game while playing 29.1 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 87%. Brandon Williams averages 12.0 points per game in 30.0 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.6 assists per contest and 2.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 38% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Luguentz Dort averages 16.0 points per game while playing 31.8 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.5 rebounds per game and has 2.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is at 64%. Remy Martin averages 12.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.2 rebounds per contest and 4.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 73%.
Useful Team Statistics
Arizona averages 73.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 187th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 5.2 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 242nd. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 213th in the nation. They average 35.3 rebounds per game and 12.6 assists per game, which ranks them 206th and 250th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 318th with 11.3 per game. The Wildcats allow 67.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 94th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 207th and 80th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.2 rebounds a game which ranks 187th and they give up 11.4 assists per contest, which puts them in 58th place in Division 1. They force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 285th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Arizona State is 57th in the country with 78.8 points per game this year. They are 217th in Division 1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 6.5. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 192nd in the nation. They are 6th in the NCAA in rebounding with 42.5 boards per game, and 134th in assists per contest with 14.2. The Sun Devils are 134th in turnovers per game with 13.7. The Sun Devils surrender 72.3 points per contest, which ranks them 202nd in D-1. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 38th and 125th in those defensive statistics. They rank 194th with 13.3 assists allowed per contest and 181st with 35.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Sun Devils are 201st in country in forcing turnovers with 14.0 per game.
The Wildcats are 176th in the nation in offensive rating with 104.1. In terms of pace they are 195th in the country with 69.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 256th. As a team they are 226th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 232nd in Division 1. Arizona is 317th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions.
Arizona State is 237th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions. The Sun Devils are 132nd in the country in offensive rating with 106.1. In terms of pace they are 50th in Division 1 with 73.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 236th. As a team they are 230th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 276th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Arizona/Arizona State college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Arizona State -5
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