Stanford vs. Arizona State - 1/23/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Arizona State Sun Devils (11-8) at Stanford Cardinal (10-6)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 11:00 pm (Maples Pavilion)
The Line: Stanford Cardinal -2.5 -- Over/Under: 136.5 See the Latest Odds
The Stanford Cardinal and Arizona State Sun Devils face off on Saturday in Pac-12 college basketball action.
The Stanford Cardinal are 10-7 this season and they have lost two of their last three games. Stanford is averaging 69.5 points per game and they are shooting 41.8 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 68.1 points and their opponents are shooting 43.7 percent. Rosco Allen leads the Cardinal averaging 13.9 points and 6.2 rebounds per game. Reid Travis is averaging 12.8 points and 7.1 rebounds, Marcus Allen is averaging 12.6 points, and Dorian Dickens is averaging 11.5 points. Stanford is 8-4 at home and they are 3-3 in Pac-12 play.
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The Arizona State Sun Devils are 11-8 this season and they have lost five of their last six games. ASU is averaging 75.9 points and they are shooting 42.5 percent while defensively they are allowing 72.2 points and their opponents are shooting 44.4 percent. Tra Holden leads the Sun Devils averaging 15.8 points per game. Gerry Blakes is averaging 10.6 points and 5.4 rebounds, Savon Goodman is averaging 10.5 points and 7.1 rebounds, and Willie Atwood is averaging 10.1 points and 5.1 rebounds. Arizona State is 2-4 on the road and 1-5 in pac-12 play.
Stanford is 4-1 against the spread following a loss, 5-2 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread, and 3-8 against the spread against the Pac-12. Arizona State is 3-10 against the spread against the Pac-12, 1-4 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread, and 10-4 against the spread following a loss. The home team has covered the point spread in five of the last six meetings of these two.
Stanford looked awful last time out and I don’t see myself laying points with them right now.