Stanford Cardinal vs Arizona State Sun Devils Prediction, 1/30/2021 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Stanford Cardinal vs Arizona State Sun Devils
Date: Saturday, January 30, 2021
Location: Desert Financial Arena in Tempe, AZ
Odds/Point Spread: Stanford (-3)
Desert Financial Arena is the site where and the Arizona State Sun Devils (5-8) will take on the Stanford Cardinal (10-5) on Saturday. The line on this game has Stanford as 3-point favorites. The O/U has been set at 149.
Stanford will play this contest with a record of 10-5 so far this year. The Cardinal are hitting 31.5% on 3-pointers (81 of 257) and 73.3% from the free throw line. They currently have an average of 72.5 pts per game (170th in the nation) while connecting on 45.6% from the floor. They are turning it over 15.3 times per game and as a group they commit 17.2 fouls on a nightly basis. As a team, Stanford is pulling down 36.6 boards per contest and has 190 dimes this year, which is 149th in the nation in terms of passing the ball. On the defensive end of the court, the Cardinal have forced 15.1 turnovers on a nightly basis while drawing 20.5 fouls. The Cardinal defensively are allowing a field goal percentage of 39.4% (357 of 906) and they surrender 34.3 rebounds per contest as a squad. They are ranked 230th in college basketball in giving up assists with 191 relinquished for the campaign. They are surrendering 33.7% on shots from beyond the perimeter and they are 128th in Division 1 in opponents PPG (68.2).
The Stanford Cardinal stepped onto the hardwood against the Arizona Wildcats and notched a win by a score of 73-64 in their last contest. Stanford walked away from the contest with a 49.1% FG percentage (26 of 53) and converted 7 of 17 shots from beyond the arc. From the free throw line, the Cardinal made 14 of 21 shots for a rate of 66.7%. In regard to hauling in boards, they earned 28 with 3 of them being of the offensive sort. They also recorded 12 dimes in the game in addition to earning 8 steals and 5 blocked shots. In terms of defense, Stanford allowed 49.1% from the field on 26 of 53 shooting. Arizona doled out 15 dimes and had 4 steals in this contest. In addition, the Wildcats totaled 28 rebounds (5 offensive, 23 defensive) and added 5 blocks. Arizona shot 80.0% at the free throw line by converting 12 of their 15 shots. They also knocked down 8 of their 19 tries from three-point range.
Jaiden Delaire is a player who played a role for this contest. He left the arena with 21 points on 7 of 12 shooting. He played 31 minutes and also totaled 3 boards. Delaire finished the game at 58.3% from the field and also dished out 2 dimes. Someone else that was a major contributor in this contest for the Cardinal was Oscar Da Silva. He totaled 5 rebounds and tallied 3 dimes. He finished the game at 46.2% from the floor in this game via 6-of-13 (17 points). When the final whistle was blown, Silva saw the court for 32 min.
Arizona State has a win-loss mark of 5-8 so far this year. In terms of offensive execution, the Sun Devils are shooting 43.6% from the field, which ranks them 224th in the country. Arizona State has 979 points this year (75.3 per contest) and they average 31.5 boards per game. They are dishing out assists 12.7 times per contest (221st in the country) and they lose possession by turning the ball over 11.0 times per game. The Sun Devils have committed 21.1 personal fouls every game and they shoot 70.6% from the charity stripe. The Sun Devils are ranked 309th in college basketball in PPG given up with 77.1. They are forcing 16.3 TO's per game and have allowed teams to shoot 45.3% from the floor (256th in college hoops). The Arizona State defense allows 35.6% on shots from behind the 3-point line (98 of 275) and their opposition knocks down 73.8% of their shots from the charity stripe. They allow 14.2 dimes and 40.3 rebounds per contest, ranking them 253rd and 332nd in college basketball.
When they last played, the Arizona State Sun Devils got the victory with a final of 72-68 against the California Golden Bears. The Sun Devils recorded 23 defensive boards and 5 offensive boards for a total of 28 for the game. They stuffed 7 shots while recording 8 steals for this contest. The Golden Bears earned 17 personal fouls for the contest which took the Sun Devils to the charity stripe for 20 shots. They were able to convert 13 of the free throw tries for a percentage of 65.0%. Concerning 3-point attempts, Arizona State knocked down 3 of 14 attempts (21.4%). When the final whistle blew, the Sun Devils went 28 out of 56 from the field which gave them a percentage of 50.0%. The Sun Devils allowed the Golden Bears to bury 24 of their 61 tries from the field which left them with a rate of 39.3% for this game. They finished shooting 29.2% from three-point range by connecting on 7 of 24 and walked away from this one shooting 13 of 18 from the free throw line (72.2%). Concerning team rebounding, Arizona State allowed California to grab 40 overall (12 on the offensive glass).
Remy Martin ended up being a factor for the Sun Devils in this game. He made 6 out of 14 in this game for a field goal rate of 42.9%, which gave him 19 points. Martin pulled down 2 boards in his 29 mins and accounted for 2 dimes for the game. One more player that played a role for Arizona State was Jalen Graham. He finished with 12 points in 27 minutes played by going 6 of 8 from the floor in this game. Graham wrapped this one up going 75.0% from the floor while also earning 2 dimes and 3 boards.
Who will win tonight's college basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Stanford (-3)
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