Utah vs. Stanford Pac-12 Tournament Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Wednesday, March 8, 2023

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Utah vs. Stanford Pac-12 Tournament Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Wednesday, March 8, 2023

College Basketball Predictions

The No. 7 seed Utah Utes (17-14, 10-10 Pac-12) square off against the No. 10 seed Stanford Cardinal (13-18, 7-13 Pac-12) as 1-point favorites in the Pac-12 Tournament Wednesday at T-Mobile Arena, beginning at 9:00 PM on Pac-12 Network. Both teams will look to take one step closer to earning an automatic place in the NCAA Tournament bracket. The over/under is set at 136 in the matchup.

Utah vs. Stanford Odds

  • Utah odds to win: -112
  • Stanford odds to win: -108
  • Spread: Utah (-1)
  • Total: 136

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Wednesday, March 8, 2023
  • Time: 9:00 PM ET
  • TV: Pac-12 Network
  • Where: Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Venue: T-Mobile Arena

Who Will Win Utah vs. Stanford?

Utah and Stanford Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

Utah has a 10-9 record against the spread when favored by 1 point or more this season.

Stanford is 8-8 against the spread when an underdog by 1 point or more this year.

These two teams average 138.7 points per game combined, 2.7 more than the over/under of 136.

Opponents of these two teams have averaged a combined 131.2 points per game, 4.8 fewer than the point total for this game.

Utah’s average point total in matchups this season is 132.4, 3.6 points fewer than the over/under in this game.

The average total in Cardinal games this season is 1.5 more points than the point total of 136 in this outing.

So far this season, the Utes have put together a 14-16-1 record against the spread.

So far this year, the Cardinal have compiled a 16-15-0 record against the spread.

Utah Stats & Insights

Utah averages 68.9 points per game (252nd in college basketball) while allowing 63.5 per outing (28th in college basketball). It has a +165 scoring differential overall and outscores opponents by 5.4 points per game.

Utah is 19th in college basketball at 35.7 rebounds per game. That’s 4.9 more than the 30.8 its opponents average.

The Utes make 7.3 three-pointers per game (198th in college basketball) at a 33.4% rate (222nd in college basketball), compared to the 6.4 their opponents make while shooting 30.2% from deep.

Utah ranks 255th in college basketball with 90.7 points scored per 100 possessions, and 19th in college basketball defensively with 83.7 points conceded per 100 possessions.

At home, the Utes are averaging 14.5 more points per game (75.1) than they are in road games (60.6).

Stanford Stats & Insights

Stanford puts up 69.8 points per game (221st in college basketball) while allowing 67.7 per contest (110th in college basketball). It has a +65 scoring differential and outscores opponents by 2.1 points per game.

The 31.9 rebounds per game Stanford accumulates rank 171st in the nation, 3.8 more than the 28.1 its opponents pull down.

Stanford connects on 8 three-pointers per game (103rd in college basketball), while its opponents have made 8 on average.

Stanford averages 95 points per 100 possessions (146th in college basketball), while conceding 92.1 points per 100 possessions (198th in college basketball).

In 2022-23 the Cardinal are averaging 4.1 more points per game at home (73.3) than away (69.2).

Utah Key Players to Watch

The scoring and rebounding leader for the Utes is Branden Carlson, who averages 15.9 points and 7.4 rebounds per game.

Rollie Worster is Utah’s best passer, distributing five assists per game while scoring 9 PPG.

Gabe Madsen makes more threes per game than any other member of the Utes, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 2.5 per contest.

Lazar Stefanovic is Utah’s leader in steals, averaging 1.1 steals per game, while Carlson leads them in blocks with two per contest.

Stanford Key Players to Watch

Spencer Jones is the top scorer for the Cardinal with 13.9 points per game. He also adds 4.7 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game to his statistics.

Maxime Raynaud puts up a stat line of six rebounds, 8.8 points and 0.8 assists per game for Stanford to take the top rebound spot on the team. Ingram Harrison holds the top spot for assists with 3.7 per game, adding 10.3 points and 5.9 rebounds per outing.

Jones is consistent from deep and leads the Cardinal with 2.2 made threes per game.

Jones’ steals (1.2 steals per game) and blocks (one block per game) lead Stanford on defense.

Utah vs. Stanford Prediction

  • Pick ATS:

    Utah (-1)

  • Pick OU:

    Under (136)

  • Prediction:
    Utah 69, Stanford 66
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Author: Andy Molitor

Andy has been involved in sports betting on and off his entire adult life and has been creating content surrounding it for the past five years. While the NFL is his first love, he also bets hundreds of college basketball games every winter and loves sweating golf DFS during the football offseason.