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Arizona State vs Stanford Pick & Preview: Thursday, February 9th Betting Odds
Sun Devils vs Cardinal Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: Arizona State Sun Devils at Stanford Cardinal
- Where: Stanford at Maples Pavilion
- Date: Thursday, February 9th
- Betting Odds: Arizona State +2.5, ARZST +122 | STAN -150 O/U 139.0
Sun Devils Preview:
The Arizona State Sun Devils head into today’s game in what will be their 25th game of the season, posting a record of 16-8. So far, the Sun Devils have played 10 games on the road, with a record of 6-4. For the season, Arizona State has been the underdog in 8 games, sitting with a mark of 5-3. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Sun Devils being +2.5 point underdogs.
Arizona State will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Desmond Cambridge Jr. who is averaging 13.23 points per game for the Sun Devils. Jr. is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Sun Devils’ offensive game plan is the play of DJ Horne who has hit 35.1% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 11.22 points per game.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for Arizona State this season, as they are currently ranked 371st in college basketball at 65.4 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Sun Devils’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 30.8%, placing them 422nd in the NCAA.
Stanford heads into this matchup having played 23 games and have an overall record sitting at 10-13. So far this season, Stanford has played 14 games at home, sitting with a record of 9-5. At the time of this article, the oddsmakers have the Cardinal as the -2.5 point favorites. The Cardinal have been favored 11 times, going 8-3 straight up.
Stanford will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Spencer Jones who is averaging 13.32 points per game for the Cardinal. Jones is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Cardinal’s offensive game plan is the play of Mike Jones who has hit 41.6% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 9.83 points per game.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for Stanford this season, as they are currently ranked 348th in college basketball at 66.4 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Cardinal’s 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 33.9%, placing them 262nd in the NCAA.
Free Spread Prediction: Arizona State Sun Devils +2.5
In today’s matchup, our analysis has identified the best bet as an opportunity to bet on a road underdog. Coming into the game, the Stanford Cardinal are the betting favorite with a point spread set at -2.5. However, we anticipate Arizona State putting up a strong fight and see them covering the spread. It is likely, the the public is going to side heavily with the Cardinal as the favorite. But, we see this line being set too high and like the value of taking the Sun Devils to cover.