St. Mary's vs Arizona State NCAA Basketball Betting Tips 12/18/2019
Game: St. Mary's Gaels vs Arizona State Sun Devils
Date: Wednesday, December 18, 2019
Location: Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, AZ
Odds/Point Spread: Arizona State +1
The St. Mary's Gaels travel to Talking Stick Resort Arena to play the Arizona State Sun Devils on Wednesday, December 18, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has St. Mary's as 1 point favorites.
St. Mary's heads into this matchup with a mark of 10-2. They currently have a point differential of 12.7 as they are averaging 75.8 points per contest while giving up 63.2 per game. Arizona State has an overall mark of 8-2. They are averaging 76.0 points per contest and giving up 63.5, which is a point differential of 12.5.
Valuable St. Mary's Gaels Betting Trends
The St. Mary's Gaels are 4-7-0 against the spread
The St. Mary's Gaels are 7-4-0 against the over/under
Important Arizona State Sun Devils Betting Trends
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 6-4-0 against the spread
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 2-8-0 against the over/under
Key St. Mary's Gaels Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Arizona State Sun Devils Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jordan Ford comes into this contest averaging 20.4 points per game while playing 35.7 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 2.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 79%. Malik Fitts averages 15.6 points per game in 33.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.8 assists per contest and 7.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Remy Martin averages 20.3 points per game while playing 32.2 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.6 rebounds per game and has 3.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 75%. Romello White averages 12.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 10.8 rebounds per contest and 0.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 73% and his free throw percentage is 63%.
Useful Team Statistics
St. Mary's averages 75.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 104th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 12.7 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team, which has them ranked 15th. Behind the arc they shoot 46% which is good for 1st in the nation. They average 32.1 rebounds per game and 12.6 assists per game, which ranks them 319th and 226th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 345th with 10.3 per game. The Gaels allow 63.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 65th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 258th and 299th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 27.8 rebounds a game which ranks 2nd and they give up 8.8 assists per contest, which puts them in 13th place in Division 1. They force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 50th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Arizona State is 103rd in the country with 76.0 points per game this year. They are 191st in Division 1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 12.5. They shoot 31% from 3-point range, which is good for 275th in the nation. They are 128th in the NCAA in rebounding with 37.7 boards per game, and 299th in assists per contest with 11.4. The Sun Devils are 269th in turnovers per game with 12.4. The Sun Devils surrender 63.5 points per contest, which ranks them 70th in D-1. Their defense allows a 39% shooting percentage and a 27% average from 3-point range, ranking them 77th and 12th in those defensive statistics. They rank 37th with 9.9 assists allowed per contest and 325th with 39.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Sun Devils are 328th in country in forcing turnovers with 18.0 per game.
The Gaels are 4th in the nation in offensive rating with 117.3. In terms of pace they are 344th in the country with 64 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 58% is 7th. As a team they are 5th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 166th in Division 1. St. Mary's is 320th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions.
Arizona State is 301st in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions. The Sun Devils are 188th in the country in offensive rating with 100.9. In terms of pace they are 28th in Division 1 with 75.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 222nd. As a team they are 206th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 239th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's St. Mary's/Arizona State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Arizona State +1
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