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Utah Utes visit Arizona State Sun Devils in NCAAB hoops battle

Utah UtesArizona State Sun Devils
Feb 9, 8:30 PM | Wells Fargo Arena

Utah Utes vs Arizona State Sun Devils Odds


Arizona State will look to improve on its 7-16 record on Thursday when they host Utah in NCAAB odds action at Wells Fargo Arena.

The Sun Devils sit at 7-16 (6-17 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Utes are currently 5-18 (7-14-1 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Arizona State is 10-13 OU, and Utah is 11-11 OU.

View Utah vs Arizona State Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back visiting Utah before tip-off in this one will find them as 11.5-point underdogs.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 276 (Sun Devils) and the No. 343 (Utes) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 59-49 result in favor of the Sun Devils has been projected by the scores prediction engine.


How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Arizona State's No. 312-ranked scoring average of 60.9 PPG, against a Utes defense rated No. 272 and allowing 71.2 PPG. The Sun Devils FG% has averaged 45.9% to date this season, more than the Utes shooters have managed so far (41.1% per game).

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Utah owns the country's No. 282-rated mark, allowing 75.2 points per game on the highway. Arizona State, on the other hand, rates No. 264 in scoring at home.

Utah was a 76-58 loser in their most recent outing at home against Oregon State. They failed to cover the 12-point spread as underdogs. Cedric Martin scored 19 points in a futile effort to lead the Utes to a win (they lost 76-58 to Oregon State at Huntsman Center on Saturday).

Arizona State was a 68-47 loser in their most recent outing on the road against California. They failed to cover the 18-point spread as underdogs. The Sun Devils were hammered by California on Saturday, losing by a 68-47 final at Haas Pavilion in college basketball betting action.

Utah Utes Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 8-2
Before playing Arizona are 5-1
After playing Oregon State are 2-0
After a loss are 3-7

Arizona State Sun Devils Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-2
Before playing Colorado are 1-0
After playing California are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7

A few Utes at Sun Devils trends to consider:
Utah is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
Utah is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Arizona State's last 6 games
Arizona State is 4-9 ATS in its last 13 games at home
Arizona State is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home
Arizona State is 4-12 ATS in its last 16 games

Next up:
Utah at Arizona, Saturday, February 11
Arizona State home to Colorado, Saturday, February 11