Arizona State Sun Devils at Vanderbilt Commodores Betting Prediction


The 20th-ranked Arizona State Sun Devils (8-1) travel to Memorial Gym to challenge the Vanderbilt Commodores (6-2). The Sun Devils will attempt to continue their seven-game winning streak. The game can be seen on SEC Network at 7 p.m. ET on Monday, December 17, 2018.

Arizona State Sun Devils at Vanderbilt Commodores Betting Odds

Both teams defeated their last opponent. The Commodores defeated the Winthrop Eagles 92-79, while the Sun Devils beat the Cal State Fullerton Titans 102-94.

Arizona State played a nearly flawless 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. Meanwhile, Vanderbilt’s 0.619 effective field goal percentage was their largest advantage over Winthrop, who had a mark of 0.463. Vanderbilt was lifted by Simi Shittu, who had 18 points and 10 rebounds. Meanwhile, Luguentz Dort was a key piece for Arizona State with 28 points and nine rebounds.

The Sun Devils won the lone contest between these two teams last year, 76-64. Getting to the charity stripe was one of Arizona State’s biggest strengths. They had 28 free throw attempts, while Vanderbilt had 19.

It could be a difficult game for Vanderbilt on the offensive glass. Since the 2017-18 season, the Commodores rank 164th in offensive rebounding percentage (29.6 percent), while Arizona State ranks 14th in defensive rebounding percentage (71.3 percent). It will also be a tale of two paces as the up-and-down Sun Devils rank 21st in possessions per game, while the slower-paced Commodores rank 283rd.

Arizona State Sun Devils vs. Vanderbilt Commodores Free Pick

Basketball Tip: SU Winner – Vanderbilt, ATS Winner – Vanderbilt, O/U – Under

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • Vanderbilt ranks 29th in three pointers allowed per game (18.7) while Arizona State ranks 216th (24.3).
  • The Sun Devils average 3.6 blocks per game, which ranks 90th in the nation. The Commodores rank 134th in blocks allowed per game (3.8).
  • The Sun Devils rank fifth in rebounds per game (37.2) while the Commodores rank 170th (35.1).
  • Vanderbilt ranks 36th in steals allowed per game (5.3) while Arizona State ranks 94th (5.5).