UC Davis Aggies vs Stanford Cardinal Odds
The college hoops wagering menu features a clash between Stanford and UC Davis on Saturday, with the host Cardinal trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
Supporters of the Aggies have watched them go 1-5 and 4-2 ATS on the year, while the Cardinal are at 6-3 and 3-5 ATS. In totals betting, the Cardinal are 2-3, while the Aggies have a 2-2 mark.
Bettors looking to back visiting UC Davis before tip-off in this one found them as 17.5-point underdogs over at Sportsbook.ag earlier.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Cardinal, most recently No. 42 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Aggies, who rate No. 246 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 78-68 victory for the Cardinal.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Stanford's No. 158 nationally ranked offense (69.3 points per game) against a Aggies defense that sits as the No. 336 at 77.3 PPG. The Cardinal have been averaging 40.1% from the field, less than the Aggies have managed so far this season (46.9% on average).
Defensively, UC Davis features the nation's No. 267-rated defense on the road, allowing 76.5 points per game. Stanford, meanwhile, comes in at No. 222 nationally in scoring at home.
UC Davis was a 73-64 loser in its last match at home against San Jose State. They failed to cover the 3-point spread as favorites. UC Davis got 18 points from Ryan Sypkens but lost anyway, 73-64, to San Jose State on Wednesday at UC Davis Pavilion.
Stanford was a 71-58 winner in their most recent outing at home against Denver. They covered the 11.5-point spread as favorites. Dwight Powell scored 29 points for Stanford on Sunday, leading the Cardinal to a 71-58 win over Denver at Maples Pavilion.
UC Davis Aggies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-3
Before playing Eastern Washington are 0-1
After playing San Jose State are 0-1
After a loss are 4-6
Stanford Cardinal Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing North Carolina State are 1-0
After playing Denver are 3-0
After a win are 7-3
A few Aggies at Cardinal trends to consider:
UC Davis is 2-21 SU in its last 23 games on the road
Stanford is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games at home
Stanford is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing UC Davis
Stanford is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games
UC Davis home to Eastern Washington, Monday, December 17
Stanford at North Carolina State, Tuesday, December 18