Washington Huskies vs Arizona State Sun Devils Prediction, 2/23/2021 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Washington Huskies vs Arizona State Sun Devils
Date: Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Location: Desert Financial Arena in Tempe, AZ
Odds/Point Spread: Washington (+8)
Desert Financial Arena is the venue where and the Arizona State Sun Devils (7-11) will take on the Washington Huskies (5-17) on Tuesday. Arizona State opens this game as 8-point favorites. The total opens at 152.5.
Washington enters this contest with a mark of 5-17 for the season. The Huskies are connecting on 33.3% from downtown (162 of 487) and 72.4% from the charity stripe. They currently have an average of 66.1 points per outing (294th in the country) on 41.8% from the field. They turn it over 13.5 times per game and as a unit are committing 17.9 personal fouls every game. As a unit, Washington is snagging 30.6 rebounds per game and is sitting with 226 dimes on the campaign, which ranks 236th in Division 1 in terms of passing the rock. On the defensive end, the Huskies are able to force 12.4 turnovers per game while drawing 16.7 fouls. They currently rank 333rd in college hoops in allowing assists to the opposition with 346 relinquished so far this year. The Huskies are giving up a field goal percentage of 44.8% (600 of 1,338) and they surrender 39.1 rebounds per game as a squad. They are giving up 33.8% on 3-point shots and they rank 289th in D-1 in PPG allowed (75.5).
The Washington Huskies stepped onto the hardwood against the California Golden Bears and notched a win by a score of 62-51 in their last game. Washington ended the contest with a 42.9% field goal percentage (21 of 49) and converted 8 of their 23 3-pointers. From the free throw line, the Huskies made 12 of 16 tries for a percentage of 75.0%. Concerning pulling down rebounds, they collected 36 with 4 of them being on the offensive end. They also dished out 9 assists in this matchup while having 2 steals and 7 blocks. In reference to the defense, Washington allowed the other team to shoot 42.9% from the floor on 21 of 49 shooting. California earned 4 dimes and had 2 steals for the game. Furthurmore, the Golden Bears pulled down 38 rebounds (14 offensive, 24 defensive) and earned 7 rejections. California ended up shooting 59.3% from the charity stripe by knocking down 16 of their 27 shots. They knocked down 3 out of their 17 shots from three-point range.
Quade Green is a player who played a role for the contest. He ended up with 17 points on 6 out of 11 shooting. He saw the court for 30 mins and also grabbed 6 boards. Green walked away from this one shooting 54.5% from the floor and earned 3 assists. An additional guy that was a determining factor in this matchup for the Huskies was Jamal Bey. He collected 9 rebounds and also earned 2 dimes. He finished the game at 45.5% from the field in the game by connecting on 5-of-11 (15 points). When the final whistle blew, Bey saw the court for 35 min.
Arizona State has a win-loss mark of 7-11 this year. The Sun Devils are committing 20.3 personal fouls every game and they shoot 73.1% from the free throw line. Their rate of earning assists is at 12.6 times per contest (226th in the nation) and they are giving up possession 10.8 times per game. Arizona State has scored 1,347 points on the year (74.8 per contest) and they pull down 31.0 rebounds per game. As an offensive unit, the Sun Devils are hitting on 43.5% from the field, which has them ranked 218th in college hoops. The Sun Devils on the defensive end are ranked 316th in the country in PPG given up with 77.4. They are able to force 15.6 turnovers per game and have allowed teams to shoot 45.7% from the floor (271st in college hoops). The Arizona State defense surrenders 36.3% on 3-point shots (137 of 377) and opponents are making 75.5% of their shots from the charity stripe. They have given up 14.8 assists and 39.6 rebounds on a nightly basis, which has them ranked 290th and 329th in those categories.
When they last stepped on the court, the Arizona State Sun Devils took a loss by a final score of 80-79 when they played the UCLA Bruins. The Sun Devils were able to pull down 20 defensive rebounds and 4 offensive rebounds totaling 24 for the contest. They turned away 2 shots while recording 3 steals in the game. The Bruins had 17 fouls for the game which took the Sun Devils to the charity stripe for a total of 17 shots. They were able to convert 13 of those for a clip of 76.5%. Regarding shots from beyond the arc, Arizona State knocked down 10 of 20 attempts (50.0%). When all was said and done, the Sun Devils finished the game shooting 28 for 61 from the field which had them shooting 45.9%. The Sun Devils permitted the Bruins to convert 27 out of 57 tries from the field which had them shooting 47.4% for the contest. They went 38.9% from three-point range by going 7 of 18 and finished the contest at 19 of 23 from the free throw line (82.6%). In relation to team rebounding, Arizona State permitted UCLA to collect 37 overall (9 on the offensive glass).
Remy Martin ended up being a major contributor for the Sun Devils in the game. He made 8 out of 21 for the game giving him a rate of 38.1%, which had him sitting at 25 points. Martin totaled 3 rebounds in his 35 mins and accounted for 3 dimes for the game. Another guy that ended up playing a role for Arizona State was Kimani Lawrence. He notched 18 points in his 38 minutes played via 5 out of 6 shooting for this game. Lawrence finished going 83.3% from the floor and also contributing 2 assists and 9 rebounds.
Who will win tonight's college basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Washington (+8)
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