Arizona State vs. Arizona - 2/7/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Arizona Wildcats (20-2) at Arizona State Sun Devils (11-11)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 7, 2015 at 4:30 pm (Wells Fargo Arena)
The Line: Arizona State Sun Devils +7 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Arizona State Sun Devils and the Arizona Wildcats face off on Saturday at Wells Fargo Arena in Pac-12 college basketball action.
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 11-11 this season and they have lost two of their last three games. Arizona State is averaging 69.7 points and they are shooting 45.3 percent while defensively they are allowing 64.2 points and their opponents are shooting 43.7 percent. Shaquielle McKissic leads the Sun Devils averaging 11.3 points per game. Gerry Blakes is averaging 10.2 points, Savon Goodman is averaging 9.7 points and 5.6 rebounds, and Eric Jacobsen is averaging 9.5 points and 6.2 rebounds. Arizona State is 10-3 at home and 3-6 in the Pac-12 games.
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The Arizona Wildcats are 20-2 this season and they have won their last six games and are ranked sixth in the nation. Arizona is averaging 74.9 points and they are shooting 49.4 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 58.2 points and their opponents are shooting 39.7 percent. Stanley Johnson leads the Wildcats averaging 14.5 points and 7.0 rebounds per game. Brandon Ashley is averaging 11.3 points and 5.2 rebounds, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson is averaging 10.9 points and 6.3 rebounds, and T.J. McConnell is averaging 9.0 points and 5.8 assists per game. Arizona is 4-2 on the road and 8-1 in the Pac-12.
Arizona State is 4-1 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the spread, 7-3 against the spread in their last 10 home games against a team with a winning road record, and 3-7 against the spread at home against a team with a road winning percentage over .600. The favorite has covered the point spread in four of the last five meetings of these two.
ASU has come up big in spots but taking the Sun Devils here would be hoping it was going to be one of those spots and then hoping that is good enough against one of the best in the nation and that is jst too many question marks.