Utah vs. Stanford Pac-12 Tournament - 3/12/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Stanford Cardinal (19-12) at Utah Utes (23-8)
College Basketball: Thursday, March 12, 2015 at 11:30 pm (MGM Grand)
The Line: Utah Utes -8 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: Pac-12 Network
The Utah Utes and the Stanford Cardinal face off on Thursday in Pac-12 college basketball tournament action.
The Utah Utes are 23-7 this season and they finished in second place in the Pac-12. Utah is averaging 72.1 points and they are shooting 48.6 percent while defensively they are allowing 56.6 points and their opponents are shooting 38 percent. Delon Wright leads the Utes averaging 14.7 points and 5.3 assists per game. Brandon Taylor is averaging 10.4 points, Jordan Loveridge is averaging 10.2 points, and Jakob Poeltl is averaging 8.6 points and 6.9 rebounds. Utah is 1-1 in neutral site games and 13-5 in the Pac-12.
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The Stanford Cardinal are 19-12 this season and they earned their way into this game with a win over Washington on Thursday. Stanford is averaging 72.8 points and they are shooting 43.6 percent while defensively they are allowing 67.2 points and their opponents are shooting 42.8 percent. Chasson Randle leads the Cardinal averaging 19.1 points per game. Anthony Brown is averaging 15.1 points and 7.1 rebounds, Stefan Nastic is averaging 13.7 points and 6.5 rebounds, and Rosco Allen is averaging 8.2 points. Stanford is 2-1 in neutral site games and 10-9 in the Pac-12.
Utah is favored by 8 and I see them having no problem hre as they win by double digits.