Washington vs Arizona State Predictions, Expert College Basketball Picks 3/5/2020
Game: Washington Huskies vs Arizona State Sun Devils
Date: Thursday, March 5, 2020
Location: Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, AZ
TV: ESPN, ESPN2
Odds/Point Spread: Arizona State -5
The Washington Huskies head to Wells Fargo Arena to take on the Arizona State Sun Devils on Thursday, March 5, 2020. The opening line for this game has Arizona State as 5 point favorites.
Washington comes into this game with an overall record of 13-16. They currently have a point differential of 4.4 as they are averaging 70.0 points per game while giving up 65.6 per contest. Arizona State has an overall record of 19-10. They are averaging 73.2 points per game and surrendering 69.7, good for a point differential of 3.5.
Valuable Washington Huskies Betting Trends
The Washington Huskies are 9-19-0 against the spread this season
The Washington Huskies are 13-13-2 against the over/under this year
Important Arizona State Sun Devils Betting Trends
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 14-14-1 against the spread this season
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 14-15-0 against the over/under this year
Key Washington Huskies Injuries
01/09/20 G Quade Green Academics is out indefinitely
Key Arizona State Sun Devils Injuries
01/15/20 F Andre Allen Hip is out indefinitely
Isaiah Stewart comes into this game averaging 16.7 points per contest while playing 32.1 minutes per night this year. He grabs 8.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 0.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 76%. Jaden McDaniels averages 12.7 points per contest in 30.9 minutes per game. He averages 2.1 assists per game and 5.8 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% for the season while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Remy Martin scores 19.6 points per contest while playing 33.6 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.1 rebounds per contest and has 4.0 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 77%. Alonzo Verge Jr. averages 14.2 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 26.3 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.4 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 74%.
Useful Team Statistics
Washington averages 70.0 points per contest, which is 216th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 4.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 151st. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 209th in the nation. They average 35.0 boards per contest and 12.5 assists per game, which ranks them 187th and 232nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 35th with 15.0 per game. The Huskies allow 65.6 points per contest, which is 72nd in the NCAA. They also surrender a 38% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 7th and 53rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.7 rebounds a game which ranks 224th, and they allow 13.6 assists per game which puts them in 245th place in the country. They force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 201st in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Arizona State is 115th in the nation with 73.2 points per contest this season. They are 219th in the country in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 3.5. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 219th in the NCAA. They are 152nd in D-1 in rebounding with 35.7 boards per contest and 325th in assists per game with 10.8. The Sun Devils are 166th in turnovers per contest with 13.2. The Sun Devils give up 69.7 points per game, which ranks them 186th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 177th and 196th in those defensive statistics. They rank 166th with 12.4 dimes allowed per game and 299th with 37.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Sun Devils are 332nd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 16.3 per contest this year.
The Huskies are 228th in the nation in offensive rating with 99.4. In terms of pace they are 141st in the country with 69.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 156th. As a team they are 134th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 153rd in Division 1. Washington is 30th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.8 times per 100 possessions.
Arizona State is 226th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions. The Sun Devils are 218th in the country in offensive rating with 99.7. In terms of pace they are 30th in Division 1 with 73.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 227th. As a team they are 236th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 206th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Washington/Arizona State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Washington +5
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