Stanford Cardinal vs. Sacramento State Hornets - 12/21/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Sacramento State Hornets (6-3) at Stanford Cardinal (5-4)
College Basketball: Monday, December 21, 2015 at 11:00 pm (Maples Pavilion)
The Line: Stanford Cardinal -12 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Sacramento State Hornets will travel to play the Stanford Cardinal in a non-conference game on Monday.
The Stanford Cardinal are 5-4 and are coming off of a loss to Texas by a score of 75-73. Stanford trailed by 6 points at halftime but came back in the second half, only to lose in the final seconds. Dorian Pickens had 24 points and 6 rebounds for Stanford. Rosco Allen added 19 points and 3 rebounds for the Cardinal. Stanford tied their opponent in rebounding with 31 rebounds and added 12 assists in their defeat. Stanford is averaging 71.9 points per game while giving up 69 points per game. Stanford is also averaging 36 rebounds per game and 12.3 assists per game. Rosco Allen is averaging 14.1 points per game and 6.1 rebounds per game, while Marcus Allen is averaging 13.3 points per game and 2.7 assists per game for Stanford. Stanford is shooting 66.8% on free throws, 39.1% on three-pointers, and 45.1% on all field goal attempts.
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The Sacramento State Hornets are 6-3 and are coming off of a loss to Portland by a score of 81-73. Sacramento State trailed by 14 points at halftime, and couldn’t quite get back into this one. Cody Demps had 20 points and 5 assists for Sacramento State. Justin Strings added 15 points and 6 rebounds for the Hornets. Sacramento State was out rebounded by a total of 45-34 and had 13 assists in their defeat. Sacramento State is averaging 77.7 points per game while allowing 71.9 points per game. Sacramento State is also averaging 36.7 rebounds per game and 17.3 assists per game. Marcus Graves is averaging 14.9 points per game and 4.7 assists per game, while Cody Demps is averaging 14.8 points per game and 5 rebounds per game for Sacramento State. Sacramento State is shooting 67.2% on free throws, 36.5% on three-pointers, and 46.8% on all field goal attempts.
Sacramento State is 1-5-1 ATS in their last 7 Monday games. Sacramento State is 5-2 ATS in their last 7 non-conference games. The over is 5-1 in Sacramento State’s last 6 games. Stanford is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 non-conference games. Stanford is 1-4 ATS in their last Monday games. The over is 5-2 in Stanford’s last 7 home games.
Stanford hasn’t started the season off as well as they had hoped and are dealing with some injury trouble. Sacramento State has played well to start the season and has averaged more points per game than Stanford. With Stanford stumbling a little, I am going to pick Sacramento State in this game.