Arizona vs. Stanford - 3/7/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Stanford Cardinal (18-11) at Arizona Wildcats (27-3)
College Basketball: Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 4:00 pm (McKale Center)
The Line: Arizona Wildcats -14.5 -- Over/Under: 141 See the Latest Odds
The Arizona Wildcats and the Stanford Cardinal face off on Saturday for a Pac-12 battle at the McKale Center as they close out their 2014 college basketball schedules.
The Arizona Wildcats are 27-3 this season and they are ranked fifth in the nation. Arizona is averaging 76.2 points and they are shooting 49 percent while defensively they are allowing58.6 points and their opponents are shooting 39.2 percent. Stanley Johnson leads the Wildcats averaging 14.1 points and 6.7 rebounds per game. Brandon Ashley is averaging 11.5 points and 5.2 rebounds, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson is averaging 11.1 points and 6.5 rebounds, and T.J. McConnell is averaging 9.6 points. Arizona is 16-0 at home and 15-2 in the Pac-12.
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The Stanford Cardinal are 18-11 this season and they have lost four of their last six games. Stanford is averaging 73 points and they are shooting 43.6 percent while defensively they allow 66.3 points and their opponents shoot 42.2 percent. Chasson Randle leads the Cardinal averaging 19.2 points per game. Anthony Brown is averaging 15.1 points and 7.2 rebounds, Stefan Nastic is averaging 13.7 points and 6.6 rebounds, and Rosco Allen is averaging 8.1 points. Stanford is 4-7 on the road and 9-8 in the Pac-12.
Arizona is 6-1 against the spread in their last seven games, 10-2 against the spread following a win, and 19-7 against the spread against the Pac-12. Stanford is 2-7 against the spread in their last nine games, 1-4 against the spread following a loss, and 0-4 against the spread in their last four road games. The road team has covered the point spread in six of the last eight meetings of these two.
The total is set at 141 and I see a little better defense than that so I like the under. My stronger play is on who will cover the spread and I will post that in the Premium Area as well as on the App.