Utah at Arizona State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/3/2019
Thursday, January 3, 2019
Wells Fargo Arena
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The Utah Utes head to Wells Fargo Arena to take on the Arizona State Sun Devils on Thursday, January 3, 2019. The opening line for this game has Arizona State as 10.5 point favorites.
Utah heads into this matchup with a mark of 6-6. They currently have a point differential of 0.6 as they are averaging 73.5 points per contest while giving up 72.9 per game. Arizona State has an overall record of 9-3. They are averaging 79.7 points per game and surrendering 72.1, good for a point differential of 7.6.
Valuable Utah Utes Betting Trends
The Utah Utes are 3-9-0 against the spread this season
The Utah Utes are 6-5-1 against the over/under this year
Important Arizona State Sun Devils Betting Trends
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 6-5-1 against the spread this season
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 4-8-0 against the over/under this year
Key Utah Utes Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Arizona State Sun Devils Injuries
No key injuries to report
Sedrick Barefield comes into this game averaging 15.0 points per contest while playing 28.9 minutes per night this year. He grabs 1.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 38% while his free throw percentage is 85%. Donnie Tillman averages 10.0 points per contest in 25.9 minutes per game. He averages 1.5 assists per game and 6.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% for the season while his free throw percentage is 85%.
Luguentz Dort scores 18.1 points per contest while playing 33.4 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.4 rebounds per contest and has 2.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is at 66%. Remy Martin averages 12.2 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 31.7 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.5 rebounds per game and has 3.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 35% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
Utah averages 73.5 points per contest, which is 206th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 0.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 126th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 113th in the nation. They average 35.2 boards per contest and 13.9 assists per game, which ranks them 235th and 176th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 211th with 13.0 per game. The Utes allow 72.9 points per contest, which is 212th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 289th and 307th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 30.3 rebounds a game which ranks 22nd, and they allow 13.6 assists per game which puts them in 219th place in the country. They force 10.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Arizona State is 69th in the nation with 79.7 points per contest this season. They are 248th in the country in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 7.6. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 253rd in the NCAA. They are 5th in D-1 in rebounding with 44.0 boards per contest and 214th in assists per game with 13.3. The Sun Devils are 164th in turnovers per contest with 13.6. The Sun Devils give up 72.1 points per game, which ranks them 203rd in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 52nd and 82nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 146th with 12.6 dimes allowed per game and 167th with 34.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Sun Devils are 204th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.3 per contest this year.
The Utes are 66th in the nation in offensive rating with 110.9. In terms of pace they are 336th in the country with 66.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 85th. As a team they are 57th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 46% of their shots, ranking 31st in Division 1. Utah is 130th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions.
Arizona State is 265th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions. The Sun Devils are 158th in the country in offensive rating with 105.4. In terms of pace they are 57th in Division 1 with 74 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 283rd. As a team they are 257th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shots, ranking 323rd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Utah/Arizona State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Utah +10.5
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