Stanford Cardinal vs Utah Utes Predictions, Free College Basketball Picks, Tips 2/6/2020
Game: Stanford Cardinal vs Utah Utes
Date: Thursday, February 6, 2020
Location: Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, UT
Odds/Point Spread: Utah +2.5
The Stanford Cardinal head to Jon M. Huntsman Center to take on the Utah Utes on Thursday, February 6, 2020. The opening line for this game has Stanford as 2.5 point favorites.
Stanford comes into this game with an overall record of 16-5. They currently have a point differential of 11.3 as they are averaging 71.0 points per game while giving up 59.7 per contest. Utah has an overall mark of 12-9. They are averaging 73.4 points per contest and giving up 71.2, which is a point differential of 2.1.
Valuable Stanford Cardinal Betting Trends
The Stanford Cardinal are 14-7-0 against the spread this season
The Stanford Cardinal are 7-13-1 against the over/under this year
Important Utah Utes Betting Trends
The Utah Utes are 11-10-0 against the spread this season
The Utah Utes are 10-11-0 against the over/under this year
Key Stanford Cardinal Injuries
11/05/19 F Kodye Pugh Knee is out for season
Key Utah Utes Injuries
02/05/20 F Both Gach Knee is questionable Thursday vs Stanford
Oscar Da Silva comes into this game averaging 16.8 points per contest while playing 28.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.7 assists per game. His FG percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is 77%. Tyrell Terry averages 15.3 points per contest in 31.9 minutes per game. He averages 3.4 assists per game and 5.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% for the season while his free throw percentage is 89%.
Timmy Allen scores 18.4 points per contest while playing 34.6 minutes per game. He hauls in 7.6 rebounds per contest and has 2.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 74%. Rylan Jones averages 11.1 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 31.5 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.4 rebounds per game and has 4.7 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 87%.
Useful Team Statistics
Stanford averages 71.0 points per contest, which is 183rd in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 11.3 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a unit, which has them ranked 17th. From 3-point territory they shoot 38%, which is good for 20th in the nation. They average 34.6 boards per contest and 13.6 assists per game, which ranks them 230th and 141st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 59th with 14.7 per game. The Cardinal allow 59.7 points per contest, which is 7th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 38% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 19th and 32nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.5 rebounds a game which ranks 146th, and they allow 9.9 assists per game which puts them in 14th place in the country. They force 16.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 310th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Utah is 119th in the nation with 73.4 points per contest this season. They are 100th in the country in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 2.1. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 192nd in the NCAA. They are 113th in D-1 in rebounding with 37.0 boards per contest and 98th in assists per game with 14.2. The Utes are 169th in turnovers per contest with 13.4. The Utes give up 71.2 points per game, which ranks them 230th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 220th and 295th in those defensive statistics. They rank 256th with 13.7 dimes allowed per game and 89th with 33.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Utes are 48th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 11.9 per contest this year.
The Cardinal have an offensive rating of 102.3, which is ranked 158th. They are 219th in college basketball in pace with 69 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 19th. As a unit they are 31st in the nation in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 229th in D-1. Stanford is 31st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.1 times per 100 possessions.
Utah is 149th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions. The Utes have an offensive rating of 105.4, which is ranked 94th. They are 207th in D-1 in pace with 69.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 93rd. As a unit they are 66th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 122nd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Stanford/Utah college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Stanford -2.5
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