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Washington State Cougars vs Arizona State Sun Devils Odds
Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Wednesday when the Arizona State Sun Devils try to run the Washington State Cougars off the court at Wells Fargo Arena in college hoops action.
This season, the Sun Devils are 19-7 overall and 12-8-1 ATS ATS, while the Cougars are 11-15 and 12-10-1 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Arizona State boasts a 5-13 on the OU, and Washington State is 11-10.
The visitors opened as 7-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including Bovada. The total was set to open a bit later (check out GTbets.eu for the latest situation(.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Sun Devils - Cougars odds would favor the Sun Devils if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Arizona State is rated No. 90 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Washington State is at No. 200. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 72-68 win for the Sun Devils.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Arizona State has the nation's No. 74-rated offensive output, at 71.7 PPG. The visiting Cougars defense ranks No. 81 allowing on average 62.5 PPG. The Sun Devils FG% has averaged 45.8% so far, more than the Cougars marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.2% per game.
Defensively, Washington State features the nation's No. 203-rated defense on the road, allowing 70.6 points per game. Arizona State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 130 nationally in scoring at home.
Washington State was a 79-77 loser in their most recent outing at home against Oregon. They covered the 4-point spread as underdogs. The Cougars got a huge 36-point effort from Royce Woolridge but still lost 79-77 against Oregon on Saturday at Friel Court.
Arizona State won its last outing, a 63-62 result against Colorado on February 16. They covered in that game as an 8-point underdog. Arizona State got 18 points from Jahii Carson en route to a 63-62 victory over Colorado on Saturday at Coors Events Center.
Washington State Cougars Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 9-1
Before playing Arizona are 7-3
After playing Oregon are 4-6
After a loss are 2-8
Arizona State Sun Devils Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Washington are 4-6
After playing Colorado are 1-2
After a win are 7-3
A few Cougars at Sun Devils trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington State's last 6 games on the road
Washington State is 5-10 SU in its last 15 games when playing on the road against Arizona State
Washington State is 2-5-1 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
Washington State is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Arizona State
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Arizona State's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Arizona State's last 7 games at home
Arizona State is 17-3 SU in its last 20 games at home
Arizona State is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games
Washington State at Arizona, Saturday, February 23
Arizona State home to Washington, Saturday, February 23