Washington State vs Arizona State Predictions, College Basketball Expert Picks 3/7/2020
Game: Washington State Cougars vs Arizona State Sun Devils
Date: Saturday, March 7, 2020
Location: Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, AZ
Odds/Point Spread: Arizona State -10
The Washington State Cougars travel to Wells Fargo Arena to play the Arizona State Sun Devils on Saturday, March 7, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Arizona State as -10 point favorites.
Washington State heads into this matchup with a mark of 15-15. They currently have a point differential of 0.0 as they are averaging 69.3 points per contest while giving up 69.3 per game. Arizona State has an overall mark of 19-11. They are averaging 73.5 points per contest and giving up 70.3, which is a point differential of 3.2.
Valuable Washington State Cougars Betting Trends
The Washington State Cougars are 12-17-1 against the spread
The Washington State Cougars are 15-15-0 against the over/under
Important Arizona State Sun Devils Betting Trends
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 14-15-1 against the spread
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 15-15-0 against the over/under
Key Washington State Cougars Injuries
03/06/20 F Jeff Pollard Hand is questionable Saturday vs Arizona State
01/15/20 G Jaylen Shead Hip is out indefinitely
01/04/20 F Deion James Heart is out for season
Key Arizona State Sun Devils Injuries
01/15/20 F Andre Allen Hip is out indefinitely
Isaac Bonton averages 15.0 points per game in 32.4 minutes per contest. He averages 4.0 assists per contest and 3.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 35% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%. CJ Elleby comes into this contest averaging 18.7 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per night. He pulls down 7.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is at 82%.
Alonzo Verge Jr. averages 14.2 points per game and he sees the court an average of 26.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.4 rebounds per contest and 2.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 74%. Remy Martin averages 19.6 points per game while playing 33.6 minutes per contest. He grabs 3.1 rebounds per game and has 4.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cougars allow 69.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 171st in Division 1. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 294th and 145th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.0 rebounds a game which ranks 282nd, and they give up 11.6 assists per contest which puts them in 97th place in the NCAA. They force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 297th in the nation. Washington State averages 69.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 231st in the country. Their average scoring margin is 0.0 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team, which has them ranked 337th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 304th in D-1. They average 35.9 rebounds per game and 11.5 assists per contest, which ranks them 142nd and 293rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 273rd with 12.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Sun Devils surrender 70.3 points per contest, which ranks them 205th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 186th and 217th in those defensive statistics. They rank 186th with 12.6 assists allowed per contest, and 302nd with 37.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Sun Devils are 329th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 16.3 per game. Arizona State is 108th in the country with 73.5 points per game this year. They are 224th in the D-1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 3.2. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 210th in the nation. They are 154th in the country in rebounding with 35.7 boards per game and 317th in assists per contest with 11.0. The Sun Devils are 173rd in turnovers per game with 13.1.
The Cougars have an offensive rating of 97.3, which is ranked 278th. They are 106th in college basketball in pace with 70.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 46% is 336th. As a unit they are 324th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 124th in D-1. Washington State is 299th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions.
Arizona State is 241st in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions. The Sun Devils are 206th in the country in offensive rating with 100.1. In terms of pace they are 29th in Division 1 with 73.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 235th. As a team they are 235th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 201st in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Washington State/Arizona State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Arizona State -10
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