Arizona State Sun Devils visit Utah Utes in NCAA Basketball wagering battle
|Arizona State Sun Devils||Utah Utes|
|19-7||February 23, 2014, 08:00 | Jon M. Huntsman Center||17-9|
Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Jon M. Huntsman Center Sunday as host Utah looks to handle the Arizona State Sun Devils in NCAA hoops action.
The Utes are 17-9 so far on the season, and 15-6 ATS vs. the number. The Sun Devils, meanwhile, are 19-7 and 12-12 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Utah go 10-10-1 and the Sun Devils go 9-15 on the totals.
View Arizona State Sun Devils vs Utah Utes Odds and Stats.
The Utes were listed as -4.5-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the total was expected shortly.
The Utes sit at No. 97 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Sun Devils sit at No. 137 on the same chart.
In their last action, Arizona State was a 61-52 loser on the road against Colorado. They failed to cover the 4.5-point spread as underdogs. Jahii Carson scored 18 points in a futile effort to lead the Sun Devils to a win (they lost 61-52 to Colorado at Coors Events Center on Wednesday).
Last time out for Utah, they were a 67-63 loser as they battled Arizona at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 3.5-point underdog. Utah got 13 points from Brandon Taylor but lost anyway, 67-63, to Arizona on Wednesday at Jon M. Huntsman Center.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Utah's No. 110-rated squad against Arizona State's No. 77-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Utah rates No. 98 in the country with 6.62 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 29 nationally with 7.92 per match.
A few Sun Devils at Utes trends to consider:
Arizona State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Arizona State is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
Arizona State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Arizona State is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Utah is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Utah's last 6 games
Utah is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games at home
Utah is 18-2 SU in its last 20 games at home
Arizona State home to Stanford, Wednesday, February 26th
Utah at Colorado, Saturday, March 1st