Arizona State vs. Washington State - 1/14/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Washington State Cougars (9-6) at Arizona State Sun Devils (10-6)
College Basketball: Thursday, January 14, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Wells Fargo Arena)
The Line: Arizona State Sun Devils -9 -- Over/Under: 147 See the Latest Odds
The Arizona State Sun Devils and the Washington State Cougars face off on Thursday in college basketball action.
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 10-6 this season and they have lost their last three games. ASU is averaging 75.2 points and they are shooting 43 percent while defensively they are allowing 70.9 points and their opponents are shooting 43.3 percent. Tra Holder leads the Sun Devils averaging 16.3 points per game. Gerry Blakes is averaging 11.3 points and 6.1 rebounds, Savon Goodman is averaging 10.4 points and 7.0 rebounds, and Willie Atwood is averaging 10.3 points and 5.8 rebounds. Arizona State is 7-2 at home this season.
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The Washington State Cougars are 9-6 this season and they have lost two of their last three games. Washington State is averaging 77.8 points and they are shooting 48.9 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 70.9 points and their opponents are shooting 43.3 percent. Josh Hawkinson leads the Cougars averaging 17.2 points and 11.4 rebounds per game. Ike Iroegbu is averaging 14 points, Que Johnson is averaging 10.3 points, and Charles Callison is averaging 7.9 points. Washington State is 0-1 on the road this season.
Arizona State is 0-5 against the spread against the Pac-12, 1-4 against the spread in their last five games, and 2-5 against the spread in their last seven home games against a team with a losing road record. Washington State is 4-1 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread, 9-21-4 against the spread in their last 34 road games, and 8-0 against the spread following a loss. The home team has covered the point spread in 15 of the last 18 meetings of these two.
This is a lot of points especially since ASU has struggled lately so I will take the points with Washington State.