Arizona State Sun Devils vs Stanford Cardinal Prediction, 2/9/2023 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Arizona State Sun Devils vs Stanford Cardinal
Date: Thursday, February 9, 2023
Location: Maples Pavilion in Stanford, CA
The Stanford Cardinal (10-13) will try to beat the Arizona State Sun Devils (16-8) at Maples Pavilion on Thursday.
The Arizona State Sun Devils faced off with Oregon and ended up losing by a score of 75-70 in their last contest. Regarding personal fouls, the Sun Devils ended up with 23 and Oregon totaled 13 personal fouls. They also converted 7 of 16 attempts from beyond the perimeter. Oregon finished shooting 69.2% when shooting free throws by knocking down 18 of their 26 shots. In addition, Oregon totaled 30 boards (5 offensive, 25 defensive), but didn't have a block. Oregon doled out 14 assists and had 8 steals for the contest. When talking about the defense, Arizona State allowed the other team to shoot 47.2% from the floor on 25 out of 53 shooting. They also recorded 14 assists for the contest as well as forcing the other team into 16 turnovers and earning 7 steals. Pertaining to hauling in boards, they earned 31 with 6 of them being of the offensive variety. At the free throw line, the Sun Devils converted 8 of their 10 attempts for a rate of 80.0%. Arizona State wrapped up the game having earned a 44.3% field goal percentage (27 of 61) and made 8 out of their 24 shots from downtown.
DJ Horne is someone who was a factor in this contest. He was able to score 18 points on 7 of 17 shooting. He played 36 minutes played and also totaled 4 rebounds. He walked away from this one shooting 41.2% from the floor and also earned 3 dimes.
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Arizona State comes into this contest with a win-loss mark of 16-8 this season. They lose possession via turnover 12.4 times per game and as a basketball team they are committing 18.7 fouls per contest. As a team, Arizona State is pulling in 37.7 boards per game and has accounted for 357 assists this year, which is 75th in D-1 in terms of passing the rock. The Sun Devils are shooting 32.2% on 3-point shots (179 of 556) and 69.5% from the free throw line. They average 71.3 pts per contest (180th in D-1) while hitting 42.3% from the field.
When they are on defense, the Sun Devils are able to force 14.3 turnovers per contest and they draw 18.5 personal fouls. They give up 33.0% on 3-point attempts and they are 103rd in college basketball in points per game allowed (67.0). The Sun Devils are giving up a field goal percentage of 39.1% (552 of 1,412) and they surrender 38.1 boards per contest as a squad. They are ranked 149th in the nation in giving up assists to the opposition with 295 conceded so far this year.
In their last game, the Stanford Cardinal walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 84-62 against Colorado. When talking about cleaning up the glass, Stanford permitted Colorado to get 33 in all (9 on the offensive side). They wrapped up this game 47.4% from 3-point land by shooting 9 out of 19 and walked away from this one shooting 17 out of 18 at the charity stripe (94.4%). The Cardinal allowed Colorado to make 29 of their 55 attempts from the field which gave them a rate of 52.7% in the matchup. When the game finished, the Cardinal shot 24 for 57 from the floor which gave them a percentage of 42.1%. When it comes to shooting from 3-point land, Stanford knocked down 5 out of their 23 attempts (21.7%). They were able to knock down 9 of the free throw tries for a clip of 60.0%. Colorado committed 13 personal fouls for the contest which got the Cardinal to the charity stripe for 15 tries. They also gave up possession of the ball 10 times, while getting 4 steals in this contest. The Cardinal were able to corral 12 defensive rebounds and 5 offensive rebounds for a total of 17 for the game.
Brandon Angel was important for the Cardinal in this matchup. He buried 5 out of 10 in this matchup for a rate of 50.0%, and earned 1 rebound. He tallied 14 points in his 28 minutes on the court and totaled 2 assists in the game.
Stanford has a win-loss mark of 10-13 on the year. As an offense, the Cardinal are shooting 44.0% from the field, which ranks 224th in the nation. Stanford has scored 1,577 points so far this year (68.6 per contest) and they average 34.9 boards per contest. They are assisting teammates 13.7 times per game (142nd in the country) and they turn it over 12.8 times per contest. The Cardinal are committing 16.5 fouls per contest and they connect on 71.3% from the free throw line.
The Stanford defense gives up 34.9% on shots from beyond the perimeter (173 of 496) and opponents are connecting on 73.2% of their shots from the free throw line. They have allowed 12.3 assists and 31.2 boards per contest, which ranks them 156th and 35th in D-1. The Cardinal on defense are ranked 81st in Division 1 in points given up per game with 66.3. They are able to force 12.8 TO's per game and allow teams to shoot 43.9% from the floor (216th in the country).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Arizona State
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