The Arizona Wildcats (8-1) hope to extend a seven-game home winning stretch when hosting the Texas A&M-CC Islanders (5-4) on Tuesday, December 13, 2022 at 8:30 PM ET.
The Wildcats are currently colossal 25-point favorites over the Islanders. The matchup has an over/under of 165.
Arizona vs. Texas A&M-CC Odds
Point Spread for Arizona vs. Texas A&M-CC
The spread for this matchup is set at 25 points, with oddsmakers listing Arizona as the favorite.
Arizona vs. Texas A&M-CC Moneyline
As for the moneyline, Arizona has -10000 odds to pick up the win, while Texas A&M-CC is listed at +1933 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 165 points.
Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Tuesday, December 13, 2022
- Game Time: 8:30 PM ET
- Location: Tucson, Arizona
- Arena: McKale Center
Arizona vs. Texas A&M-CC Betting Trends
Arizona has three wins against the spread in nine games this year. The Wildcats have been victorious in eight of the nine contests they have been chosen as favorites in this season. Arizona’s games this year have gone over the total in six out of seven opportunities (85.7%).
Texas A&M-CC has played seven games, with three wins, against the spread. The Islanders have been the moneyline underdog just two other times so far this season, and they lost both games. Texas A&M-CC’s games this year have hit the over 71.4% of the time (five out of seven games with a set point total).
Arizona vs. Texas A&M-CC Key Players to Watch
Oumar Ballo paces the Wildcats at 9.6 rebounds per contest, while also posting 1.6 assists and 18.7 points. Azuolas Tubelis posts 20.2 points and 2 assists per contest — both team highs. He is also posting 8.1 rebounds, shooting 61.2% from the floor. Kerr Kriisa puts up a team-high 7.7 assists per contest. He is also putting up 12.9 points and 3.6 rebounds, shooting 44.4% from the field and 40.7% from downtown with 2.4 made 3-pointers per game. Pelle Larsson posts 10.3 points, 5.3 rebounds and 3.2 assists per contest, shooting 47.5% from the field.
Isaac Mushila leads the Islanders in scoring (15.9 points per game) and rebounding (11.2), and puts up 1.4 assists. He also delivers 2.1 steals and 0.3 blocked shots. Terrion Murdix is the Islanders’ top assist man (4 per game), and he posts 11.4 points and 3.6 rebounds. Trey Tennyson is averaging 12.6 points, 1.6 rebounds and 0.8 assists per game, making 42% of his shots from the field and 34.5% from beyond the arc, with 2.2 triples per contest. Ross Williams gets the Islanders 11.4 points, 2.4 rebounds and 0.8 assists per contest. He also averages 1 steal and 0 blocked shots.
What you need to know about the Arizona Wildcats
The Wildcats have been forced to rely on their offense, which ranks best in the country (91.2 points per game), as they rank 19th-worst in college basketball defensively with just 77.3 points allowed per contest. Arizona ranks 20th-best in the country by pulling down 37.9 boards per game. In terms of rebounds allowed, it ranks 127th in college basketball (30 allowed per contest).
Arizona is draining 7.6 three-pointers per game (168th-ranked in college basketball) this season, while putting up a 37% three-point percentage (63rd-ranked). The Wildcats are 316th in the nation with 8.7 three-pointers allowed per game so far this year. Meanwhile, they rank 284th with a 35.8% shooting percentage allowed from three-point land.
What you need to know about the Texas A&M-CC Islanders
With 79.7 points scored per game and 70 points allowed, the Islanders are 50th in the country offensively and 218th defensively. On the glass, Texas A&M-CC is 83rd in the nation in rebounds (35 per game). It is 232nd in rebounds allowed (32.1 per game).
In 2022-23, Texas A&M-CC is 230th in the country in 3-point makes (7 per game) and 263rd in 3-point percentage (32%). Giving up 8.2 3-pointers per game and conceding 33.6% from beyond the arc, the Islanders are 282nd and 211th in the country, respectively, in those categories.
Arizona vs. Texas A&M-CC Prediction & Pick
Our pick to win this matchup is Arizona, and we project that Texas A&M-CC will cover the spread (Arizona -25). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 165 points.
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