Washington State at Stanford NCAA Basketball Betting Tips 2/28/2019
Thursday, February 28, 2019
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The Washington State Cougars travel to Maples Pavilion to play the Stanford Cardinal on Thursday, February 28, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Stanford as 8 point favorites.
Washington State heads into this matchup with a mark of 11-16. They currently have a point differential of -0.6 as they are averaging 77.2 points per contest while giving up 77.9 per game. Stanford has an overall record of 14-13. They are averaging 72.8 points per game and surrendering 73.0, good for a point differential of -0.3.
Valuable Washington State Cougars Betting Trends
The Washington State Cougars are 13-13-0 against the spread
The Washington State Cougars are 15-10-1 against the over/under
Important Stanford Cardinal Betting Trends
The Stanford Cardinal are 11-12-3 against the spread
The Stanford Cardinal are 13-13-0 against the over/under
Key Washington State Cougars Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Stanford Cardinal Injuries
No key injuries to report
Robert Franks comes into this contest averaging 22.4 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 7.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 82%. CJ Elleby averages 15.2 points per game in 30.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.9 assists per contest and 6.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 65%.
Kezie Okpala averages 17.3 points per game while playing 33.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.7 rebounds per game and has 2.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 70%. Daejon Davis averages 12.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.1 rebounds per contest and 4.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
Washington State averages 77.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 69th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is -0.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 94th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 63rd in the nation. They average 33.6 rebounds per game and 15.2 assists per game, which ranks them 277th and 56th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 173rd with 13.1 per game. The Cougars allow 77.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 317th in the country. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 310th and 249th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.7 rebounds a game which ranks 226th and they give up 15.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 314th place in Division 1. They force 12.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 105th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Stanford is 176th in the country with 72.8 points per game this year. They are 101st in Division 1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is -0.3. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 307th in the nation. They are 160th in the NCAA in rebounding with 35.8 boards per game, and 246th in assists per contest with 12.6. The Cardinal are 38th in turnovers per game with 15.1. The Cardinal surrender 73.0 points per contest, which ranks them 222nd in D-1. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 187th and 183rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 40th with 11.1 assists allowed per contest and 169th with 34.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Cardinal are 82nd in country in forcing turnovers with 12.2 per game.
The Cougars have an offensive rating of 107.8, which is ranked 84th. They are 74th in college basketball in pace with 71.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 49th. As a unit they are 38th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shot attempts, ranking 44th in D-1. Washington State is 171st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions.
Stanford is 43rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.5 times per 100 possessions. The Cardinal are 236th in the country in offensive rating with 101.3. In terms of pace they are 83rd in Division 1 with 71.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 153rd. As a team they are 156th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 234th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Washington State/Stanford college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Stanford -8
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