Arizona State Sun Devils vs. Nevada Wolf Pack ATS Prediction

Victor TrejosBasketball, College Basketball

The 20th-ranked Arizona State Sun Devils (7-0) will square off against the sixth-ranked Nevada Wolf Pack (8-0) at Staples Center. Action begins at 12 a.m. ET on Friday, December 7, 2018, and can be seen on ESPN2.

Arizona State Sun Devils vs. Nevada Wolf Pack ATS Odds

Both teams beat their last opponent. The Wolf Pack defeated the BYU Cougars 86-70, while the Sun Devils beat the Cal State Fullerton Titans 102-94.

Arizona State dominated nearly every facet of the game. They had an offensive rebounding percentage of 36.4 and a free throw rate of 0.333. For those same stats, Cal State Fullerton was 15.6 and 0.257, respectively. Nevada, meanwhile, dominated every facet of their game. They had a free throw rate of 0.424 and an offensive rebounding percentage of 23.9. BYU was 0.174 and 19.6, respectively, for those same stats. Nevada’s Jordan Caroline had a solid performance, putting up 25 points and 16 rebounds. Luguentz Dort, meanwhile fueled Arizona State with 28 points and nine rebounds.

It might turn into a high-scoring affair as a pair of the NCAA’s top offenses go head-to-head. Since last season, Nevada ranks eighth with 118.4 points per 100 possessions and Arizona State is 25th (114.8). Moreover, the Sun Devils rank 24th in turnover percentage (15.9 percent), while the Wolf Pack rank 254th in opponents’ turnover percentage (17.7 percent).

Arizona State vs. Nevada Free Pick

Prediction: SU Winner – Nevada, O/U – Over

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • Nevada averages 16.2 assists per game, which ranks 31st in the NCAA. Arizona State ranks 232nd in assists allowed per game (14.6).
  • The Wolf Pack rank eighth in steals allowed per game (4.5) while the Sun Devils rank 69th (5.6).
  • Nevada averages 4.0 blocks per game, which ranks 67th in the country. Arizona State ranks 122nd in blocks allowed per game (3.3).
  • The Wolf Pack average 24.4 three pointers per game, which ranks 78th in the nation. The Sun Devils rank 249th in three pointers allowed per game (24.5).
  • Arizona State ranks 109th in rebounds per game (37.1) while Nevada ranks 197th in rebounds allowed per game (35.9).