Arizona State Sun Devils vs. Arizona Wildcats Pick, Odds, Prediction 2/14/14
Arizona Wildcats (23-1) at Arizona State Sun Devils (18-6)
College Basketball: Friday, February 14, 2014 at 9:00 pm (Wells Fargo Arena)
The Line: Arizona State Sun Devils +4.5 -- Over/Under: 132 See the Latest Odds
The Arizona State Sun Devils and the Arizona Wildcats face off on Friday at Wells Fargo Arena in Pac-12 college basketball.
The Arizona State Sun Devils have won five of their last six games and now they are out for revenge against their rivals. ASU is 7-4 in the Pac-12, 13-1 at home this season, and 0-2 against teams ranked in the top 25. Jahii Carson is the Sun Devils leading scorer averaging 19 points per game. Jermaine Marshall is averaging15.6 points, Jordan Bachynski is averaging 12.2 points and 9.1 rebounds, and Shaquielle McKissic is averaging 8.8 points and 5.0 rebounds. Arizona State is averaging 77.1 points and they are shooting 46.5 percent while defensively they are allowing 67.7 points and their opponents are shooting 40.6 percent. Arizona State lost to Arizona by 23 in their last meeting on January 16th.
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The Arizona Wildcats continue to lead the Pac-12 and they are ranked second in the nation. Arizona is 10-1 in the Pac-12 and 7-1 away from home this season. Nick Johnson leads the Wildcats averaging 15.9 points per game. Aaron Gordon is averaging 11.8 points and 8.0 rebounds, Brandon Ashley is averaging 11.5 points and 5.8 rebounds, and Kaleb Tarczewski is averaging 9.7 points and 6.4 rebounds. Arizona is averaging 73.4 points and they are shooting 47.1 percent while defensively they are allowing 57 points and their opponents are shooting 37.8 percent. Arizona lost their last road game by two points at Cal.
Arizona State is 2-6 against the spread in their last eight games, 5-2 against the spread in their last seven home games against a team with a winning road record, and 1-4 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the spread. Arizona is 10-4 against the spread following a game that they covered the spread, 1-5 against the spread in their last six games, and 5-2 against the spread in their last seven road games. The favorite has covered the point spread in five of the last six meetings of these two.
I have two free picks in this one with my first free pick on the total and at 132 I have this one going over. I also have a free pick on who will cover the spread which will be Mitch’s App Attack for today available for 100% free on the Sports Chat Place App.
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