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Utes face Stanford Cardinal: NCAAB odds preview and stats

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Jan 12, 10:00 PM | Maples Pavilion

Utah Utes vs Stanford Cardinal Odds


The Stanford Cardinal host Utah on Thursday, looking to build on their 13-3 mark against the 4-11 Utes in college hoops action at Maples Pavilion.

The Cardinal currently sports a 13-3 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 8-5 ATS. The Utes are 4-11 and 5-8-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Cardinal produce a 7-6 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Utes have gone 6-8 against the number.

View Utah vs Stanford Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Utes are listed as 23-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 45-rated Cardinal and the No. 344-ranked Utes, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 78-51 result in favor of the Cardinal.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Stanford's No. 88 nationally ranked offense (73.1 points per game) against a Utes defense that sits as the No. 274 at 71.7 PPG. The Cardinal have been averaging 45.2% from the field, more than the Utes have managed so far this season (40.8% on average).

Defensively, Utah features the nation's No. 313-rated defense on the road, allowing 78.8 points per game. Stanford, meanwhile, comes in at No. 167 nationally in scoring at home.

Utah was a 57-53 loser in their most recent outing at home against Washington. They covered the 14.5–point spread as underdogs. The Utes got 18 points from Josh Watkins, but it was Washington that prevailed in a 57-53 final on Saturday at Huntsman Center.

Stanford won its last outing, a 103-101 result against Oregon State on January 7. They covered in that game as a 4-point underdog. Stanford went on a scoring spree on Saturday at Gill Coliseum, running up a big 103-101 victory over the Oregon State Beavers in NCAA hoops betting action.

Utah Utes Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing California are 1-1
After playing Washington are 1-1
After a loss are 2-8

Stanford Cardinal Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Colorado are 2-0
After playing Oregon State are 3-7
After a win are 7-3

A few Utes at Cardinal trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Utah's last 5 games on the road
Utah is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Utah is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Stanford is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games at home
Stanford is 13-3 SU in its last 16 games

Next up:
Utah at California, Saturday, January 14
Stanford home to Colorado, Saturday, January 14