Utah at Stanford NCAA Basketball Betting Tips 1/24/2019
Thursday, January 24, 2019
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The Utah Utes travel to Maples Pavilion to play the Stanford Cardinal on Thursday, January 24, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Stanford as 3 point favorites.
Utah heads into this matchup with a mark of 9-8. They currently have a point differential of 1.5 as they are averaging 75.2 points per contest while giving up 73.7 per game. Stanford has an overall record of 9-9. They are averaging 72.9 points per game and surrendering 73.6, good for a point differential of -0.7.
Valuable Utah Utes Betting Trends
The Utah Utes are 7-10-0 against the spread
The Utah Utes are 10-6-1 against the over/under
Important Stanford Cardinal Betting Trends
The Stanford Cardinal are 7-8-3 against the spread
The Stanford Cardinal are 10-8-0 against the over/under
Key Utah Utes Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Stanford Cardinal Injuries
No key injuries to report
Sedrick Barefield comes into this contest averaging 15.8 points per game while playing 29.9 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 1.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 84%. Donnie Tillman averages 11.2 points per game in 26.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.6 assists per contest and 5.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Kezie Okpala averages 18.1 points per game while playing 32.7 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 6.5 rebounds per game and has 2.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 70%. Daejon Davis averages 12.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.3 rebounds per contest and 4.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
Utah averages 75.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 141st in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 1.5 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 82nd. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 61st in the nation. They average 35.9 rebounds per game and 14.8 assists per game, which ranks them 173rd and 90th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 152nd with 13.6 per game. The Utes allow 73.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 235th in the country. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 263rd and 299th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.4 rebounds a game which ranks 31st and they give up 13.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 220th place in Division 1. They force 10.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Stanford is 197th in the country with 72.9 points per game this year. They are 130th in Division 1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is -0.7. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 225th in the nation. They are 185th in the NCAA in rebounding with 35.7 boards per game, and 234th in assists per contest with 12.7. The Cardinal are 27th in turnovers per game with 15.7. The Cardinal surrender 73.6 points per contest, which ranks them 233rd in D-1. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 197th and 134th in those defensive statistics. They rank 35th with 10.7 assists allowed per contest and 227th with 36.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Cardinal are 110th in country in forcing turnovers with 12.8 per game.
The Utes are 56th in the nation in offensive rating with 110.7. In terms of pace they are 300th in the country with 67.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 47th. As a team they are 32nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shots, ranking 32nd in Division 1. Utah is 95th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.4 times per 100 possessions.
Stanford is 34th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19 times per 100 possessions. The Cardinal are 253rd in the country in offensive rating with 100.5. In terms of pace they are 95th in Division 1 with 72 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 154th. As a team they are 176th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 198th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Utah/Stanford college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Stanford -3
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