NCAA Hoops Pac-12 Featured Matchup: Washington Huskies at Arizona State Sun Devils
Betting Odds courtesy of Bovada
The 8-5 Washington Huskies won back-to-back contests against Mississippi Valley State and Hartford but will face a much tougher test on the road against Arizona State. College basketball oddsmakers at Bovada set the line 10.5-points in favor of the home team Sun Devils.
Washington has had no trouble putting up points this season with the 36th ranked offense in the nation (80.6 points per game) but the Huskies have surrendered a lot of points to its better opponents. Even Idaho State put up 85 in a 19-point victory on Dec 14.
C.J. Wilcox, a 6’5″ senior guard, leads the team in scoring with 20.5 points per game. Wilcox has averaged just 18.2 points per game over the last five, though. In the win Sunday over Hartford, he hit 6-of-12 from the floor en route to 23 points in 38 minutes of play. Wilcox is joined in double-figure spring by Andrew Andrews, Nigel Williams-Goss and Perris Blackwell, who combine to average 37.6 points per game.
The Sun Devils are 11-2 on the season and have won its past four games, with its last loss having been a 60-57 game against the University Of Miami (FL) on Dec 1. Jahii Carson leads the team in scoring with 19.3 points per game and Jordan Bachynski has nearly averaged a double double in under 30 minutes per night with 12.5 points and 9.8 rebounds per game. The Sun Devils are 7-1 when Bachynski gets a double-double.
Washington Trends: UNDER 6-1-1 in last 8 road games; UNDER 8-2-1 in last 11 vs Pac-12; OVER 7-3 in last 10 overall.
Az State Trends: UNDER 14-4-1 in last 19 Thurs games; UNDER 24-9-1 in last 34 vs Pac-12; 5-2-1- ATS in last 8 Thurs games.
Head-to-head: Road Team 16-6 ATS in last 22 meetings.