Arizona State vs. USC - 2/22/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
USC Trojans (10-16) at Arizona State Sun Devils (14-12)
College Basketball: Sunday, February 22, 2015 at 8:30 pm (Wells Fargo Arena)
The Line: Arizona State Sun Devils -11.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: Pac-12 Network
he Arizona State Sun Devils and the USC Trojans face off on Sunday at Wells Fargo Arena in Pac-12 college basketball.
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 14-12 this season and they have won three of their last four games. ASU is averaging 70.4 points and they are shooting 45.7 percent while defensively they are allowing 65.3 points and their opponents are shooting 43.8 percent. Gerry Blakes leads the Sun Devils averaging 11.3 points per game. Shaquielle McKissic is averaging 11.2 points, Savon Goodman is averaging 11.1 points and 7.1 rebounds, and Eric Jacobsen is averaging 9.2 points and 6.3 rebounds. Arizona State is 12-3 at home and 6-7 in Pac-12 games.
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The USC Trojans are 10-16 this season and they are coming off of a 30-point loss at Arizona. USC is averaging 66.8 points and they are shooting 41.6 percent while defensively they are allowing 70.7 points and their opponents are shooting 42.3 percent. Nikola Jovanovic leads the Trojans averaging 12.4 points and 7.2 rebounds per game. Jordan McLaughlin is averaging 12.1 points, Katin Reinhardt is averaging 12 points, and Julian Jacobs is averaging 8.3 points. USC is 2-7 on the road and 2-12 in the Pac-12.
Arizona State is 0-4 against the spread following a win and 5-0 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread. USC is 4-1 against the spread in their last five road games, 4-1 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the spread, and 4-1 against the spread in their last five road games against a team with a winning home record. USC is 0-5 against the spread in their last five games against ASU.
I like Arizona State in this one and while I don't love it I still see ASU getting the cover.