Written and authored by NCAA Basketball March Madness Expert Analyst Charlie McDougall. Charliessports.com produces it for their 2015 Basketball game. The teams will play on Thursday January 22, 2015. At 9:00 PM EST on the ESPN2 Television Network.
The (12-2) And seventh-ranked Arizona Wildcats of the Pac-Ten Conference makes the trip from the Grand Canyon State to Northern California. Arizona will play the (13-4), and twenty-fifth ranked Stanford Cardinal also of the PAC-10 in 2015 NCAA Basketball action. The teams will play at Maples Pavilion in Palo Alto, California. This Sports Handicapper believes the Arizona Wildcats has their eyes on a March Madness Final Four appearance. Stanford could be the team that pushes Thursday’s Arizona for the Conference title. The betting line has Stanford as a three-point home underdog Against The Spread, and the total is not available for Thursday Night’s game.
The 2015 Arizona Wildcats beat a good Utah team by double-digits in their last game. The Wildcats lone Conference setback was at Oregon State on January 11th. Arizona is in a three-way tie for the Conference lead with Stanford and Utah. Freshman Stanley Johnson is the team leading scorer at nearly fifteen points per game. Junior Brandon Ashley is second at eleven points per contest.Arizona is scoring an average of 74 points when they take the floor and allowing opponents about 59. Arizona is 9-4 Against The Number their last thirteen on Thursday’s. The ATS betting favorite is only 8-22 the last thirty in the series. The Arizona Wildcats are 6-4 their last ten Free College Basketball ATS Betting Picks going over the betting odds total five times and staying under five. The key to an Arizona win is to feed the basketball inside to Johnson and Ashley. Head Coach Sean Miller has all of the ingredients to make a run at a March Madness NCAA Tournament title. Point Guard T.J. McConnell has to win the battle on offense and defense.
The 2015 Stanford Cardinal have won three in a row, their latest a 72-59 non-conference home win against Connecticut. Guard Chasson Randle is the team’s leading scorer with nineteen points per game, two other average double figures. Stanford upset some elite teams in the 2014 NCAA March Madness Tournament. Head coach Johnny Dawkins looks like a keeper “ON THE FARM”, he has the faithful believing. Stanford is 3-7-2 Against The Point Spread their last 12 against the Pacific-12 Conference. The betting odds under the total is 7-1 Stanford last eight at home. The Stanford Cardinals is good to Points Spread bettors, 8-2 ATS their last ten, going over the betting odds total five times and staying under five. The key to a Stanford win is to play to the loud home crowd at Maples Pavilion. Thursday’s matchup is going to be one of the most meaningful in recent history at Stanford.
Free Pick: Stanford+3.