Prediction, Preview, and Odds
#845 Utah vs.
#846 Stanford
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 10:00pm EST
Written by Bosun Akinpelu

This article covers a past game!

View upcoming games.

Utah Utes vs Stanford Cardinal

Where: Maples Pavilion, Stanford, CA

When: Wednesday, February 26, 10:00 PM. ET.

The Stanford Cardinal will be going for their third consecutive win when they take on the Utah Utes on Wednesday night.

Utes Going For Second Consecutive Win

The Utes were able to snap their three-game losing streak with a win over USC in their last game and will try to keep the momentum going with a win over the Cardinal, which will give them their second win in a row and fourth win in their last six games.

Utah is averaging 70.9 points per game. The team is shooting 44 percent from the field and 33 percent from three-point range. They finished with 79 points in their last game and will need to keep playing well offensively if they want to get the win.

Timmy Allen led the way for the Utes with 21 points and 10 rebounds. Alfonso Plummer finished with 18 points and one rebound, while Mikael Jantunen added 13 points and five rebounds for the Utes.

Utah has played well defensively, giving up 69.7 points per game. They gave up 65 points in their last game and will need to keep playing well defensively if they want to get past the Cardinal.

Cardinal Trying To Keep Conference Title Hopes Alive

The Cardinal have played well since they snapped their four-game losing streak, winning their last two games. They are currently seventh in the Pac12 standings, three games behind Arizona State and will try to keep their title hopes alive with a win over the Utes, which will give them their third win in a row.

Stanford is averaging 70.3 points per game. The team is shooting 47 percent from the field and 37 percent from three-point range. They finished with 75 points in their last game and will need a similar offensive performance if they want to beat the Utes.

Oscar da Silva led the way for the Cardinal with 19 points and 10 rebounds. Daejon Davis finished with 17 points and two assists, while Tyrell Terry added 12 points and five assists for the Cardinal.

Stanford is one of the best defensive teams in the country, giving up 61.6 points per game. They gave up 57 points in their last game and will need a similar performance if they want to get past the Utes.

Best Bets for this Game

Full-Game Side Bet

Insiders Status:

Rating:

Stanford is the pick here. The Utes have played well defensively, giving up 69.7 points per game. They have struggled on the road, giving up 77.6 points per game on the road and will have a hard time slowing down the Cardinal, who are averaging 70.5 points per game at home. Stanford has done well defensively, giving up 61.6 points per game. They are holding opponents to 60.3 points per game at home and will frustrate the Utes, who are averaging 61.2 points per game on the road. The Cardinal has also done a better job forcing turnovers with their opponents averaging 17.4 turnovers per game on the road, while Utah’s opponents are averaging 10.4 turnovers per game, which will lead to more scoring opportunities for the team, giving them the edge.

Prediction: Stanford Cardinal

Full-Game Total Pick

Insiders Status:

Rating:

The Cardinal don’t have a high-powered offense and are averaging 70.5 points per game at home. Even though the Utes are giving up 77.6 points per game on the road, the Cardinal will be held under 75 points in this game because they haven’t played well offensively in recent games, averaging 67.6 points per game in their last six games.

Prediction: Under

Half-Time Side Pick

Insiders Status:

Rating:

The Cardinal will cover the first-half spread in this game because they have outplayed the Utes in the first half of their last three games, averaging 31.3 points per game while the Utes average 28.3 points per game.

Prediction: Stanford Cardinal

Half-Time Total Bet

Insiders Status:

Rating:

The Cardinal and Utes are averaging 59.6 combined points per game the first half of their last three games and will stay under the first-half total in this game if they maintain their current scoring pace.

Prediction: Under
Loading...

Written By Bosun Akinpelu

Bosun is very passionate about sports and he feels bad to get paid for doing this, but we here at Winners and Whiners are glad to have him as a part of the team. As someone who minored in Mathematics, Bosun has a lot of faith in numbers, and will make his picks based on stats and not emotions. He has been successfully picking winners for quite some time, so if you want to get paid, then stick with Bosun.