The Nevada Wolf Pack (22-10) are trying to claim a place in the Round of 64 in the NCAA Tournament bracket in their First Four game against the Arizona State Sun Devils (22-12) on Wednesday at UD Arena, beginning at 9:10 PM. Watch on truTV.
The Sun Devils play the Wolf Pack in a game that Arizona State is currently a slight favorite by 2 points. The matchup’s point total is 135.5.
Arizona State vs. Nevada Odds
Point Spread for Arizona State vs. Nevada
The spread for this matchup is set at 2 points, with bookmakers listing Arizona State as the favorite.
Arizona State vs. Nevada Moneyline
As for the moneyline, Arizona State has -140 odds to pick up the win, while Nevada is listed at +118 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 135.5 points.
Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Wednesday, March 15, 2023
- Game Time: 9:10 PM ET
- TV Channel: truTV
- Location: Dayton, Ohio
- Arena: UD Arena
Arizona State vs. Nevada Betting Trends
Against the spread, Arizona State is 15-19-0 this season. The Sun Devils have come away with 15 wins in the 21 contests they have been listed as the favorites in this season. Arizona State has gone over the point total in 54.8% of its opportunities this year (17 times in 31 games with a set point total).
Against the spread, Nevada is 19-12-0 this season. The Wolf Pack have won four of the 10 games they were the moneyline underdog this season (40%). Nevada has gone over the point total 58.1% of the time this year (18 of 31 games with a set point total).
Arizona State vs. Nevada Key Players to Watch
Desmond Cambridge paces his team in points per game (13.7), and also posts 3.5 rebounds and 2.2 assists. At the other end, he puts up 1.8 steals and 0.5 blocked shots. Frankie Collins is tops on his squad in assists per contest (4.4), and also puts up 9.9 points and 4.2 rebounds. At the other end, he delivers 1.4 steals and 0.2 blocked shots. Warren Washington is tops on his team in rebounds per contest (6.9), and also averages 9.2 points and 1.5 assists. Defensively, he posts 0.5 steals and 1.7 blocked shots. DJ Horne is posting 12.1 points, 2.4 assists and 3.4 rebounds per contest.
Kenan Blackshear is putting up a team-high 4.6 assists per contest. And he is delivering 14.4 points and 4.1 rebounds, making 44.5% of his shots from the floor. Darrion Williams is putting up a team-best 7.3 rebounds per game. And he is contributing 7.6 points and 2.8 assists, making 41.1% of his shots from the floor and 33.7% from 3-point range, with 1 treys per game. Jarod Lucas is the Wolf Pack’s top scorer (17.3 points per game) and assist man (1.4), and delivers 2.7 rebounds. The Wolf Pack get 13.5 points, 5.1 rebounds and 0.8 assists per game from Will Baker.
What you need to know about the Arizona State Sun Devils
Offensively, the Sun Devils are posting 70.3 points per game (204th-ranked in college basketball). They are surrendering 67.7 points per contest at the other end (107th-ranked). Arizona State ranks 12th-worst in the nation with 34.8 rebounds allowed per contest. Meanwhile, it is grabbing 33.1 boards per game (95th-ranked in college basketball).
Arizona State is draining 7.5 three-pointers per game (169th-ranked in college basketball). It has a 31.4% shooting percentage (321st-ranked) from downtown. The Sun Devils are giving up 7.6 three-pointers per game (229th-ranked in college basketball) this season, while allowing a 33.6% three-point percentage (168th-ranked).
The Sun Devils have gone 6-4 over their last 10 games, with a 5-5 record against the spread in that span. Arizona State has gone over the total in four of its past 10 games. Arizona State has seen a decrease in scoring recently, putting up 67.9 points per game in its last 10 outings, 2.4 points fewer than the 70.3 it has scored this season. Arizona State has been slightly suspect on the defensive end of the floor of late, giving up 69.5 points per game over its last 10 outings compared to the 67.7 it has surrendered this year.
What you need to know about the Nevada Wolf Pack
The Wolf Pack score 72.6 points per game and give up 66.9, making them 157th in college basketball on offense and 83rd on defense. On the glass, Nevada is 240th in college basketball in rebounds (30.8 per game). It is 175th in rebounds conceded (31 per game).
Nevada makes 7.1 3-pointers per game and shoots 34.6% from beyond the arc, ranking 210th and 159th, respectively, in college basketball. Giving up 7.6 3-pointers per game and conceding 32.2% from beyond the arc, the Wolf Pack are 229th and 84th in college basketball, respectively, in those categories.
The Wolf Pack have gone 6-4 in their past 10 games, with a 6-4 record against the spread during that span. Nevada has gone over the total in five of its past 10 games. While Nevada is putting up 72.6 points per game in 2022-23, it has fallen short of that in its last 10 games, tallying 70.8 points per contest. The Wolf Pack are giving up 67.2 points per game in their previous 10 games, which is 0.3 more points than they are allowing for the season (66.9).
Arizona State vs. Nevada Prediction & Pick
Our pick to win this contest is Nevada, and we project that Nevada will cover the spread (Arizona State -2). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 135.5 points.
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