Arizona State vs. San Diego State - 11/14/17 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
San Diego State Aztecs (1-0) at Arizona State Sun Devils (1-0)
College Basketball: Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 9:00 pm (Wells Fargo Arena-AZ)
The Line: Arizona State Sun Devils -1 -- Over/Under: 153 See the Latest Odds
The San Diego State Aztecs take the hardwood with the Arizona State Sun Devils in Tuesday college basketball.
The San Diego State Aztecs visit the Arizona State Aztecs in game number two of the season. San Diego State comes off of a 91-52 demolition of subdivision San Diego Christian. This went exactly as expected with the Aztecs having huge advantages in all areas. SDSU limited the Hawks to 32.8% from the field and owned +17 on the backboards. San Diego State burned the nets at 56.1% and turned 22 Hawks fouls in to 19 more makes at the stripe.
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The one area SDSU did not do well in is three point shooting where the team was only 5-23. Malik Pope led all scorers with 20 points and six pulls on 9-11 accuracy with Jeremy Hemsley going 4-5 from the floor for ten points to go along with six assists that was a SDSU high. Four others scored 8-9 points as San Diego State cleared the bench.
The Arizona State Sun Devils faceoff with the San Diego State Aztecs in a Tuesday night bout. Arizona State opened the season with an easy 94-74 victory versus the Idaho State Bengals as a 20.5 point favorite. This was never competitive with ASU up 19 points heading to the intermission before trading baskets the rest of the way. Arizona State allowed 44.1% shooting and won the backboards 38-26 while forcing 14 giveaways.
The Sun Devils shot the ball very well at 52.3% with four players scoring in double figures. Shannon Evans II paced the ASU attack with a contest high 25 points on 9-19 from the floor with De’Quon Lake added 24 points and eight boards on 8-10 from the floor. Tra Holder gave the Sun Devils 18 points, nine rebounds and eight helpers on 6-14 followed by a 12 point, five assist effort from Remy Martin.
SDSU are 1-4-4 ATS in their last 9 games overall and SDSU are 3-9-2 ATS in their last 14 road games and under is 20-9-1 in SDSU last 30 vs. Pacific-12. Over is 8-0 in Arizona State last 8 Tuesday games and over is 6-2 in Arizona State last 8 non-conference games and Arizona State are 2-5-1 ATS in their last 8 Tuesday games.
San Diego State has plenty of talent but this unit might take some time to gel. Whether the Aztecs can take advantage of the Sun Devils defense is the question…