The Arizona Wildcats (24-4, 13-4 Pac-12) will be trying to build on a six-game home winning run when squaring off against the Arizona State Sun Devils (19-9, 10-7 Pac-12) on Saturday, February 25, 2023 at McKale Center. It airs at 2:00 PM ET on CBS.
The Wildcats match up with the Sun Devils in a game that Arizona is currently a sizable favorite by 12.5 points. The matchup has an over/under of 154.
Arizona vs. Arizona State Odds
Point Spread for Arizona vs. Arizona State
The spread for this matchup is set at 12.5 points, with bookmakers listing Arizona as the favorite.
Arizona vs. Arizona State Moneyline
As for the moneyline, Arizona has -783 odds to pick up the win, while Arizona State is listed at +546 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 154 points.
Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Saturday, February 25, 2023
- Game Time: 2:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: CBS
- Location: Tucson, Arizona
- Arena: McKale Center
Arizona vs. Arizona State Betting Trends
Against the spread, Arizona is 13-14-1 this season. The Wildcats have been favorites in 27 games this season and have come away with the win 23 times (85.2%) in those contests. Arizona’s games this year have hit the over on 14 of 28 set point totals.
Against the spread, Arizona State is 12-16-0 this year. The Sun Devils have been the underdog on the moneyline eight total times this season. They’ve gone 5-3 in those games. Arizona State’s games this season have hit the over 14 times in 28 opportunities (50%).
Arizona vs. Arizona State Key Players to Watch
Azuolas Tubelis puts up 19.6 points and 9.1 rebounds per game — both team highs. He is also posting 2 assists, shooting 57.2% from the floor. Oumar Ballo averages 14.6 points, 9 rebounds and 1.7 assists per contest. Defensively, he delivers 0.8 steals and 1.4 blocked shots. Pelle Larsson is posting 10.2 points, 3 assists and 4.3 rebounds per contest.
Kerr Kriisa leads his team in assists per contest (5.5), and also averages 10.6 points and 2.5 rebounds. Defensively, he delivers 0.6 steals and 0 blocked shots.
Frankie Collins is the Sun Devils’ top assist man (4.5 per game), and he puts up 10.7 points and 4.5 rebounds. Desmond Cambridge is No. 1 on the Sun Devils in scoring (13.7 points per game), and produces 3.5 rebounds and 2.3 assists. He also delivers 1.6 steals and 0.6 blocked shots. Warren Washington is the Sun Devils’ top rebounder (6.8 per game), and he puts up 8.9 points and 1.6 assists. Devan Cambridge gets the Sun Devils 10.2 points, 5.5 rebounds and 0.8 assists per contest. He also puts up 0.6 steals and 0.9 blocked shots.
What you need to know about the Arizona Wildcats
So far this season, eight out of Arizona’s 17 Pac-12 games have gone over the point total. The Wildcats have been carried by their offense, as they rank seventh-best in college basketball by scoring 83.2 points per game. They rank 201st in college basketball in points allowed (70.6 per contest). Arizona is allowing 30.5 rebounds per game this season (143rd-ranked in college basketball), but it has thrived by averaging 37 rebounds per contest (sixth-best).
The Wildcats are scoring 85 points per game when playing at home. Away from home, they are averaging 76.4 points per contest. Arizona is sinking 8.5 threes per game (63rd-ranked in college basketball). It owns a 37.2% shooting percentage (38th-ranked) from three-point land. The Wildcats are surrendering 7.9 treys per game (265th-ranked in college basketball) this season, while allowing a 32.5% three-point percentage (106th-ranked).
The Wildcats are 7-3 against the spread and 9-1 overall in their past 10 contests. Five of Arizona’s last 10 games have hit the over. Arizona’s offense has been less productive over its last 10 games, scoring 80.2 points a contest compared to the 83.2 it has averaged this season. Arizona has been a little improved on the defensive end of the floor recently, giving up 65.6 points per game over its last 10 outings compared to the 70.6 it has conceded per game this season.
What you need to know about the Arizona State Sun Devils
A total of nine Arizona State conference games this year have hit the over. On offense the Sun Devils are the 199th-ranked squad in the country (70.6 points per game). Defensively they are 77th (66.4 points conceded per game). Arizona State is 76th in college basketball in rebounds per game (33.7) and 22nd-worst in rebounds conceded (34.3).
At home the Sun Devils are putting up 71.1 points per game, 2.3 more than they are averaging away (68.8). At 7.4 made 3-pointers per game and shooting 31.3% from downtown, Arizona State is 182nd and 325th in the country, respectively, in those categories. The Sun Devils are 253rd in the nation in 3-pointers allowed (7.8 per game) and 144th in 3-point percentage defensively (33.3%).
The Sun Devils have two wins against the spread, and are 4-6 overall, in their last 10 contests. Arizona State has hit the over in five of its last 10 contests. Arizona State has played worse offensively over its previous 10 games, compiling 65.8 points per contest, 4.8 fewer points its than season average of 70.6. In their last 10 games, the Sun Devils are ceding 68 points per game, 1.6 more points than their season average (66.4).
Arizona vs. Arizona State Prediction & Pick
Our prediction to win this game is Arizona, and we expect that Arizona State will cover the spread (Arizona -12.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 154 points.
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