No. 17 Texas @ Stanford
Current Records: Texas 7-2; Stanford 6-3
What to Know
The Stanford Cardinal will square off against the #17 Texas Longhorns at 3 p.m. ET Sunday at T-Mobile Arena. These two teams seek to continue their momentum from their previous wins.
Stanford didn’t have too much trouble with the Dartmouth Big Green at home this past Thursday as they won 89-78. The Cardinal’s success was the result of a balanced attack that saw several players step up, but forward Brandon Angel led the charge as he had 18 points.
Meanwhile, the Longhorns were completely in charge last Tuesday, breezing past the Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions 63-31 at home. Texas’ forward Tre Mitchell filled up the stat sheet, picking up 14 points along with five boards.
Stanford have to know they’ll be fighting an uphill battle given the 10.50 point spread they are up against. True fans might be the only ones betting on them, currently 2-6-1 ATS, to cover the spread.
The wins brought Stanford up to 6-3 and Texas to 7-2. A couple defensive stats to keep in the back of your head while watching: The Cardinal have allowed their opponents to shoot 45.70% from the floor on average, which is the 31st highest shooting percentage allowed in college basketball. The Longhorns’ defense has more to brag about, as they they enter the game with only 53.6 points allowed per game on average, good for second best in college basketball. So the cards are definitely stacked in their favor.
How To Watch
- When: Sunday at 3 p.m. ET
- Where: T-Mobile Arena — Las Vegas, Nevada
- TV: ABC
- Follow: CBS Sports App
The Longhorns are a big 10.5-point favorite against the Cardinal, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Longhorns as a 9.5-point favorite.
Texas won the only game these two teams have played in the last seven years.
- Dec 19, 2015 – Texas 75 vs. Stanford 73
Injury Report for Stanford
- Spencer Jones: Game-Time Decision (Lower Leg)
Injury Report for Texas
No Injury Information