Stanford Cardinal vs Utah Utes in college hoops odds

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March 3, 5:00 PM | Maples Pavilion

Utah Utes vs Stanford Cardinal Odds

11-16TEAM RECORD16-13

The Stanford Cardinal hope to be lousy hosts on Sunday as the Utah Utes pay a visit to Maples Pavilion on the college basketball betting menu.

The Cardinal sit at 16-13 (11-16 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Utes are currently 11-16 (16-9 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Stanford is 12-12 OU, and Utah is 10-11 OU.

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Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with Stanford in this one found them as 11.5-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Cardinal at No. 58 and the Utes at No. 109 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 69-67 result in favor of the Cardinal.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Stanford has the nation's No. 115-rated offensive output, at 70 PPG. The visiting Utes defense ranks No. 67 allowing on average 62.2 PPG. The Cardinal FG% has averaged 41.3% so far, less than the Utes marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.9% per game.

Defensively, Utah features the nation's No. 90-rated defense on the road, allowing 66 points per game. Stanford, meanwhile, comes in at No. 169 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for Utah, they were a 64-46 loser as they battled California on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 11-point underdog. Utah suffered a 64-46 loss against California on Thursday, getting 9 points from Jordan Loveridge in a losing effort at Haas Pavilion.

In their last action, Stanford was a 65-63 loser at home against Colorado. They failed to cover the 5.5-point spread as favorites. The Cardinal endured a 65-63 loss at the hands of the Buffaloes on Wednesday, despite a 17-point effort from Andy Brown at Maples Pavilion.

Utah Utes Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Oregon State are 4-1
After playing California are 2-3
After a loss are 3-7

Stanford Cardinal Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing California are 5-5
After playing Colorado are 3-2
After a loss are 7-3

A few Utes at Cardinal trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Utah's last 6 games on the road
Utah is 2-23 SU in its last 25 games on the road
Stanford is 17-6 SU in its last 23 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Stanford's last 7 games at home
Stanford is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Stanford is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games

Next up:
Utah home to Oregon State, Thursday, March 7
Stanford at California, Wednesday, March 6

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