The Arizona Wildcats (20-3, 9-3 Pac-12) will try to extend a five-game winning stretch when they host the Oregon State Beavers (9-14, 3-9 Pac-12) at 9:30 PM ET on Saturday, February 4, 2023 at McKale Center.
Saturday’s game between the Wildcats and the Beavers sees the Wildcats as a heavy, 20.5-point favorite. The over/under is 141.5 points for the game.
Arizona vs. Oregon State Odds
Point Spread for Arizona vs. Oregon State
The spread for this matchup is set at 20.5 points, with sportsbooks listing Arizona as the favorite.
Arizona vs. Oregon State Moneyline
As for the moneyline, Arizona has -3134 odds to pick up the win, while Oregon State is listed at +1338 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 141.5 points.
Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Saturday, February 4, 2023
- Game Time: 9:30 PM ET
- Location: Tucson, Arizona
- Arena: McKale Center
Arizona vs. Oregon State Betting Trends
Against the spread, Arizona is 10-12-1 this season. The Wildcats have been chosen as favorites in 22 games this year and have walked away with the win 19 times (86.4%) in those games. Arizona’s games this year have gone over the total in 11 out of 22 opportunities (50%).
Oregon State is 11-10-1 against the spread this year. The Beavers have won three of the 15 games they were the moneyline underdog this season (20%). Oregon State’s games this season have hit the over on seven of 22 set point totals (31.8%).
Arizona vs. Oregon State Key Players to Watch
Azuolas Tubelis puts up 20.9 points and 9.6 rebounds per game — both team highs. He is also putting up 2.1 assists, shooting 57.2% from the field. Oumar Ballo is putting up 15.4 points, 1.5 assists and 9.2 rebounds per game. Kerr Kriisa paces his team in assists per game (5.7), and also averages 11.3 points and 2.7 rebounds. Defensively, he averages 0.7 steals and 0 blocked shots. Pelle Larsson puts up 9.8 points, 4.6 rebounds and 3.1 assists per contest. Defensively, he puts up 0.9 steals and 0.2 blocked shots.
Glenn Taylor Jr. is posting a team-high 2.6 assists per game. He’s also producing 11.2 points and 3.6 rebounds, hitting 44% of his shots from the field. Dexter Akanno gets the Beavers 9.1 points, 2.7 rebounds and 1.9 assists per game. He also delivers 0.7 steals and 0.1 blocked shots. Michael Rataj is averaging 6.5 points, 3.9 rebounds and 0.7 assists per game, making 48.7% of his shots from the floor.
What you need to know about the Arizona Wildcats
Arizona has covered five times in 12 chances against the spread in conference play this season. The Wildcats sport a top-25 offense this year, ranking eighth-best in college basketball with 83.3 points per game. On defense, they rank 239th with 71.5 points allowed per contest. Arizona is allowing 30.5 boards per game this season (142nd-ranked in college basketball), but it has shined by averaging 37.4 rebounds per contest (fourth-best).
The Wildcats are scoring 85.4 points per game when playing at home. In away games, they are averaging 74.5 points per contest. Arizona is making 8.3 threes per game (84th-ranked in college basketball) this season, while putting up a 36.1% three-point percentage (75th-ranked). With 7.9 three-pointers conceded per game, the Wildcats rank 266th in the country. They are allowing a 31.6% shooting percentage from downtown, which ranks 76th in college basketball.
The Wildcats are 5-5 against the spread and 8-2 overall in their past 10 contests. Arizona has hit the over in four of its past 10 outings. Arizona’s offense has been much less effective over its last 10 games, scoring 74.2 points a contest compared to the 83.3 it has averaged this season. The past 10 games have seen Arizona give up 2.9 fewer points per game (68.6) than its season-long average (71.5).
What you need to know about the Oregon State Beavers
Oregon State has put together an 8-4-0 ATS record so far this year in conference play. The Beavers are the 12th-worst squad in the nation in points scored (62.5 per game) and 77th in points allowed (66). Oregon State grabs 28.7 rebounds per game and concede 31.3 boards, ranking 324th and 193rd, respectively, in the nation.
The Beavers average 65.8 points per game at home, and 57.1 on the road. With 6.4 made 3-pointers per game and shooting 33.5% from beyond the arc, Oregon State is 286th and 220th in college basketball, respectively, in those categories. The Beavers are 129th in the country in 3-pointers allowed (6.8 per game) and 110th in 3-point percentage defensively (32.2%).
The Beavers are 6-4 against the spread and 2-8 overall in their last 10 games. In its past 10 contests, Oregon State has gone over the total four times. Oregon State is putting up 58.8 points per contest in its previous 10 games, which is 3.7 fewer points than its average for the season (62.5). Over their previous 10 games, the Beavers are giving up 67.6 points per contest, 1.6 more points than their season average (66).
Arizona vs. Oregon State Prediction & Pick
Our prediction to win this matchup is Arizona, and we expect that Oregon State will cover the spread (Arizona -20.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 141.5 points.
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