Syracuse vs Arizona State Odds and Picks (Nov. 25)
Syracuse guard Buddy Boeheim (35) dribbles throughout the second half of an NCAA faculty basketball recreation towards North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C. (AP Picture/Gerry Broome)
- The Syracuse Orange are 1.5-point favorites over the Arizona State Solar Devils of their NCAA males’s basketball recreation slated for Thursday, November 25
- It’s the comfort recreation of the Seaside bracket on the Battle 4 Atlantis Event within the Bahamas
- Syracuse misplaced its opening-round recreation to VCU, whereas Arizona State fell to Baylor
Each the Syracuse Orange and Arizona State Solar Devils had been handed second straight defeats as they opened the Battle 4 Atlantis Event on Wednesday.
Arizona State’s setback wasn’t all that surprising. The Solar Devils fell 75-63 to the #6 Baylor Bears. Syracuse was stopped 67-55 by the VCU Rams.
Syracuse and Arizona State are assembly for simply the fourth time. Oddsmakers are setting the Orange as 1.5-point favorites. Syracuse is 1-3 towards the unfold this season.
Arizona State vs Syracuse Odds
|Arizona State Solar Devils||+108||+1.5 (-106)||O 146.5 (-110)|
|Syracuse Orange||-130||-1.5 (-114)||U 146.5 (-110)|
Odds as of November twenty fifth at FanDuel.
Tipoff of this recreation is ready for 7:30pm ET at Imperial Enviornment on Paradise Island in The Bahamas. ESPN2 is carrying the printed.
Syracuse Orange Betting Developments
The 12-point loss to the Rams got here on the heels of a 15-point setback for the Orange towards the Colgate Pink Raiders. Syracuse ranks 114th in KenPom adjusted defensive effectivity (97.7). The Orange are additionally 329th in opponent’s common possession size (18.6).
Maybe Orange coach Jim Boeheim must recruit extra members of the family. His sons Syracuse, Buddy Boeheim and Jimmy Boeheim, together with fellow senior Cole Swider are collectively scoring 57% of the factors for Syracuse to this point this season.
Clear it up ❗ pic.twitter.com/O7eUAY6HVg
— Syracuse Males’s Basketball (@Cuse_MBB) November 25, 2021
Within the loss to VCU, Syracuse completed taking pictures simply 29% (18-62) towards the Rams. Buddy Boeheim led Syracuse with 20 factors. Jimmy Boeheim with 17 factors. Swider shot 2-of-14 from the sphere. He was 0-of-7 from 3-point vary. Syracuse dedicated 13 turnovers whereas distributing solely eight assists.
The Orange rank twenty ninth in KenPom adjusted offensive effectivity (110.3). Nevertheless, Syracuse is simply 102nd in efficient subject objective share (52.2) and 231st in 3-point subject objective common (35.5). Orange junior guard Joseph Girard ranks second within the nation in 3-point subject objective share at .714 (15-of-21).
Arizona State Solar Devils Betting Developments
The defending nationwide champion Bears flexed their muscular tissues in successful their eleventh straight recreation by beating the Solar Devils. It was 45-31 Baylor on the half. The Bears prolonged that benefit to 22 factors early within the second half.
Early on, the Solar Devils had been trying to make a recreation of it. D.J. Horne paced Arizona State with 20 factors. This was together with a jumper and a pair of 3-pointers within the opening 2.5 minutes, serving to the Solar Devils to an an early six-point benefit. The sport was nonetheless tied almost the 12-minute mark of the primary half when Baylor went on a 19-4 run to take a 42-27 lead. The Solar Devils by no means obtained inside single digits once more.
Closing from Paradise Island. pic.twitter.com/GSfojPkpA1
— Solar Satan MBB (@SunDevilHoops) November 25, 2021
Baylor held Arizona State to 36% taking pictures. The Solar Devils dedicated 16 turnovers that led immediately to fifteen Baylor factors. Arizona State hasn’t crushed a ranked non-conference opponent since 2018.
The two-3 Solar Devils misplaced their two earlier video games by a mixed three-point margin. They had been crushed 66-65 on a three-quarter-court buzzer beater by UC Riverside on November 11. Arizona State went all the way down to a 65-63 defeat at San Diego State on Saturday.
Solar Devils-Orange Prediction
Arizona State is with out Marcus Bagley, who’s thought of their finest participant. The sophomore ahead, averaging 10.0 factors per recreation this season, didn’t make the journey to the Bahamas attributable to an ongoing knee difficulty. He reinjured his knee November 15 towards North Florida and needed to go away the sport.
Senior guard Marreon Jackson has made or assisted on 41% of all Arizona State subject targets during the last three video games. Whereas hitting 9 subject targets, he was helping on 20 others. In accordance with KenPom, Syracuse ranks 358th in opponent’s assists/subject targets made (72.3).
desk’s set for a Thanksgiving date with the Orange 🦃🍊 pic.twitter.com/Bi7fOb8dk1
— Solar Satan MBB (@SunDevilHoops) November 25, 2021
Syracuse has scored 78 factors whereas permitting 72.5 factors over the previous 5 video games. Arizona State is scoring 67.8 factors and permitting 65.8 by means of the final 5 video games.
Syracuse has received two of three earlier conferences with Arizona State. All, like this one, had been performed at impartial websites. The 2 colleges have met twice within the NCAA Event.
Decide: Arizona State +1.5 (-106)
An business veteran, Bob actually taught the course on the historical past of sports activities at Elder Faculty. He has labored as a Sports activities Columnist for Postmedia, appeared as a visitor on a number of radio stations, was the Vice President of the Society For Worldwide Hockey Analysis in Ontario, and written 25 books.