Arizona State vs. Kentucky - 11/28/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Kentucky Wildcats (6-0) at Arizona State Sun Devils (4-2)
College Basketball: Monday, November 28, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Wells Fargo Arena)
The Line: Arizona State Sun Devils +15 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Kentucky Wildcats and Arizona State Sun Devils meet Monday night in college basketball action at the Imperial Arena on ESPN2.
The Kentucky Wildcats look to keep the ball rolling and build on their solid 6-0 start to the season. The Kentucky Wildcats are averaging 92.3 points on 49 percent shooting and allowing 64.3 points on 38.2 percent shooting. Malik Monk is averaging 18.7 points and 2.5 assists while Isaiah Briscoe is averaging 18 points and 3.3 rebounds. De'Aaron Fox is the third double-digit scorer and Edrice Adebayo is grabbing 7.3 rebounds. The Kentucky Wildcats are shooting 30.7 percent from beyond the arc and 70.9 percent from the free throw line. The Kentucky Wildcats are allowing 23.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 38.5 rebounds per game. The Kentucky Wildcats have won five of their last six neutral site games.
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The Arizona State Sun Devils look for a statement victory to improve on their 4-2 start to the season. The Arizona State Sun Devils are averaging 85.7 points on 45.5 percent shooting and allowing 79.2 points on 44.7 percent shooting. Tra Holder is averaging 18 points and 3.2 assists while Torian Graham is averaging 17.3 points and 4.2 rebounds. Shannon Evans II is the third double-digit scorer and Obinna Oleka is grabbing 10.3 rebounds. The Arizona State Sun Devils are shooting 37.7 percent from beyond the arc and 73.7 percent from the free throw line. The Arizona State Sun Devils are allowing 33.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.2 rebounds per game. The Arizona State Sun Devils have lost four of their last five neutral site games.
The Wildcats are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 neutral site games and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Sun Devils are 6-22 ATS in their last 28 neutral site games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The over is 5-2 in Sun Devils last 7 overall and the over is 9-4 in Wildcats last 13 overall.
Arizona State continues to struggle on the defensive side and has zero size to help out on the glass. Kentucky should have little trouble taking it to a young Arizona State team and winning this game by double digits. The Sun Devils just aren't there yet.