Utah vs Arizona State Predictions, Picks, Tips, 1/18/2020
Game: Utah Utes vs Arizona State Sun Devils
Date: Saturday, January 18, 2020
Location: Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, AZ
Odds/Point Spread: Arizona State -6
The Utah Utes travel to Wells Fargo Arena to play the Arizona State Sun Devils on Saturday, January 18, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Arizona State as 6 point favorites.
Utah comes into this game with an overall record of 10-6. They currently have a point differential of 5.8 as they are averaging 76.5 points per game while giving up 70.7 per contest. Arizona State has an overall mark of 10-7. They are averaging 73.3 points per contest and giving up 69.3, which is a point differential of 4.0.
Valuable Utah Utes Betting Trends
The Utah Utes are 8-8-0 against the spread
The Utah Utes are 9-7-0 against the over/under
Important Arizona State Sun Devils Betting Trends
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 8-9-0 against the spread
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 6-11-0 against the over/under
Key Utah Utes Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Arizona State Sun Devils Injuries
01/15/20 F Andre Allen Hip is out indefinitely
Both Gach averages 12.5 points per game in 30.8 minutes per contest. He averages 2.9 assists per contest and 3.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%. Timmy Allen comes into this contest averaging 20.2 points per game while playing 33.9 minutes per night. He pulls down 7.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is at 77%.
Romello White averages 10.5 points per game and he sees the court an average of 27.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.6 rebounds per contest and 0.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 65% and his free throw percentage is 62%. Remy Martin averages 19.1 points per game while playing 32.9 minutes per contest. He grabs 3.3 rebounds per game and has 3.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Utes allow 70.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 217th in Division 1. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 182nd and 139th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.3 rebounds a game which ranks 140th, and they give up 13.3 assists per contest which puts them in 231st place in the NCAA. They force 11.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in the nation. Utah averages 76.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 69th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 5.8 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 44th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 100th in D-1. They average 38.1 rebounds per game and 14.2 assists per contest, which ranks them 86th and 111th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 219th with 13.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Sun Devils surrender 69.3 points per contest, which ranks them 192nd in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 183rd and 153rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 159th with 12.2 assists allowed per contest, and 319th with 38.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Sun Devils are 308th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 16.4 per game. Arizona State is 131st in the country with 73.3 points per game this year. They are 239th in the D-1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 4.0. They shoot 30% from 3-point range, which is good for 297th in the nation. They are 164th in the country in rebounding with 36.3 boards per game and 317th in assists per contest with 10.9. The Sun Devils are 260th in turnovers per game with 12.6.
The Utes are 48th in the nation in offensive rating with 108.3. In terms of pace they are 176th in the country with 70.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 47th. As a team they are 26th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 135th in Division 1. Utah is 197th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions.
Arizona State is 288th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions. The Sun Devils are 240th in the country in offensive rating with 98.8. In terms of pace they are 29th in Division 1 with 74.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 263rd. As a team they are 271st in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 224th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Utah/Arizona State college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Arizona State -6
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