Arizona State Sun Devils vs. Stanford Cardinal Pick, Odds, Predcition 2/26/14
Stanford Cardinal (18-8) at Arizona State Sun Devils (19-8)
College Basketball: Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 11:00 pm (Wells Fargo Arena)
The Line: Arizona State Sun Devils -2 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Arizona State Sun Devils and the Stanford Cardinal face off on Wednesday at Wells Fargo Arena in Pac-12 college basketball.
The Arizona State Sun Devils have lost their last two games including a 23-point beat down at the hands of Utah last time out. ASU is 14-1 at home this season and 8-6 in the Pac-12 that puts them in sixth place in the conference standings. Jahii Carson leads the Sun Devils averaging 18.4 points per game. Jermaine Marshall is averaging 15.5 points, Jordan Bachynski is averaging 11.7 points and 8.7 rebounds, and Shaquielle McKissic is averaging 8.8 points and 5.3 rebounds. Arizona State is averaging 75.4 points and they are shooting 45.1 percent while defensively they are allowing 68.1 points and their opponents are shooting 40.7 percent. Arizona State has a resume that should get them into the NCAA Tournament if they have a solid finish to the season.
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The Stanford Cardinal have win three games in a row and five of their last six and they have moved into third place in the Pac-12 standings. Stanford is 9-5 in the Pac-12 and 7-5 in games way from home. Chassin Randle leads the Cardinal averaging 18.8 points per game. Dwight Powell is averaging 14.8 points and 7.5 rebounds, Anthony Brown is averaging 13.5 points and 5.1 rebounds, and Josh Huestis is averaging 11.3 points and 8.4 rebounds. Stanford is averaging 75.7 points and they are shooting 46.8 percent while defensively they are allowing 68.7 points and their opponents are shooting 41.1 percent. Stanford has a solid chance to be a part of March Madness.
Arizona State is 2-5 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the spread, 1-5 against the spread in their last six games, and 0-4 against the spread following a loss. Stanford is 7-1 against the spread in their last eight games, 5-1 against the spread following a game that they covered the spread, and 4-1 against the spread following a win. The home team has covered the point spread in five of the last six meetings of these two.
With ASU’s home record it makes this one a tough call but it’s a lean to the road dog here.
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