Arizona State vs. Cal - 3/7/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
California Golden Bears (17-13) at Arizona State Sun Devils (16-14)
College Basketball: Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 2:30 pm (Wells Fargo Arena)
The Line: Arizona State Sun Devils -7.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: Pac-12 Network
The Arizona State Sun Devils and the Cal Golden Bears face off on Saturday at Wells Fargo Arena for a Pac-12 college basketball regular season ending battle.
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 16-14 this season and they have won four of their last six games. ASU is averaging 69.5 points and they are shooting 44.8 percent while defensively they are allowing 66.3 points and their opponents are shooting 44.8 percent. Shaquielle McKissic leads the Sun Devils averaging 11.5 points per game. Gerry Blakes is averaging 11 points, Savon Goodman is averaging 10.7 points and 7.0 rebounds, and Eric Jacobsen is averaging 8.5 points and 6.1 rebounds. Arizona State is 14-3 at home and 8-9 in the Pac-12.
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The Cal Golden Bears are 17-13 this season and they have lost four of their last five games. Cal is averaging 66.3 points and they are shooting 43.8 percent while defensively they are allowing 67.2 points and their opponents are shooting 42.3 percent. Tyrone Wallace leads the Bears averaging 17 points and 7.3 rebounds per game. Jordan Mathews is averaging 13.8 points, David Kravish is averaging 11.1 points and 6.8 rebounds, and Jabari Bird is averaging 10.5 points. Cal is 5-5 on the road and 7-10 in the Pac-12.
Arizona State is 1-4 against the spread against the Pac-12, 0-6 against the spread following a win, and 1-4 against the spread in their last five games. Cal is 5-15-1 against the spread following a loss, 9-22 against the spread against the Pac-12, and 1-5 against the spread in Saturday games. The road team has covered the point spread in 18 of the last 25 meetings of these two.
I like ASU to win this one but this is just too many points.