Arizona Wildcats vs Arizona State Sun Devils NCAA Betting Prediction

Arizona State vs Arizona Wildcats Prediction 2/17/2024

The Arizona State Sun Devils (13-12) travel to face off against the Arizona Wildcats (19-5) on Saturday, February 17th. This game will be played at McKale Center in Tucson and televised on PACN. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 9:30 ET.

Arizona State Sun Devils vs Arizona Wildcats

The Arizona State Sun Devils Are Coming Off A Win

Arizona State enters this game as a big underdog, as they are getting 18.5 points against Arizona. So far this season, the Sun Devils have gone 5-7 as the underdog, and they are 13-12 overall.

On the road, Arizona State has struggled, going just 3-7, with an average scoring margin of -8.5 points per game. In their last 10 games away from home, the Sun Devils are just 3-7.

Arizona State has an overall ATS record of 11-14 this season. On the road, they are 4-6 vs. the spread. As the underdog, the Sun Devils have gone 6-6 vs. the spread this year. In their last 10 games as the underdog, Arizona State has an ATS mark of 6-4.

This season, the over/under record for Arizona State is 13-12 and the average scoring total in their games is 142.1 points. Today’s over/under line of 156.5 is higher than the average OU line in their games this year (143.2). So far, 23 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s line.

The Arizona Wildcats Are Coming Off A Win

Entering tonight’s game against Arizona State, Arizona has yet to lose at home this season, going a perfect 13-0. On the year, the Wildcats are 19-5, and they have won their last five contests, including a 99-79 victory over Colorado in their most recent game.

So far, Arizona has been favored in 22 of its 24 games, going 17-5 in those matchups. The Wildcats’ average scoring margin at home is +28.2 points per game, and their average scoring margin on the road is +2.9 points per game.

As the favorite this season, Arizona has gone 14-8 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Wildcats are 5-5 ATS.

Arizona’s over/under record this season sits at 12-11-1, and today’s line of 156.5 is lower than the average OU line in their games (158.3). So far, 10 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 178 points.

Arizona State Offense Breakdown

Coming off their recent game, the Arizona State offense tallied 79 points in a matchup against Oregon State. Their field goal percentage for the game was 57.7%, and they made 7 threes. The Arizona State offense has been looking to get up shots from outside so far this season, averaging 22.8 three-point attempts per contest. Overall, they have connected on 30% of their looks from outside this season.

Frankie Collins (G) 13.7 4.5 3.4
Jose Perez (G) 12.9 3.8 2.7
Jamiya Neal (G) 11.7 5.4 1.8

Arizona Offense Breakdown

The Arizona offense is coming off a game where they scored 99 points against Colorado. They posted a field goal percentage of 52.9% and connected on 10 threes. In terms of three-point shooting, the Wildcats offense has been good from outside, hitting 36% of their three-pointers on an average of 21.2 attempts per game. Their overall field goal percentage is currently 48%.

Caleb Love (G) 18.9 5.1 3.2
Pelle Larsson (G) 13.4 4.2 3.5
Oumar Ballo (C) 13.0 9.8 1.0

Arizona State Team Defense

So far, the Sun Devils’ defense is ranked 174th in the country at 72.1 points per contest. Arizona State’s defense is coming off a game in which they allowed the Oregon State offense to knock down 57% of their shots on their way to putting up 61 points.

Arizona Team Defense

Currently, the Wildcats’ defense holds the 207th rank in the nation, allowing 73.5 points per game. Arizona’s three-point defense is currently 223rd in the country at 8.5 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 42.8% of their shots vs. Arizona.

Sun Devils vs Wildcats Trends

  • In their last ten games away from home, the Sun Devils have a straight up record of 3-7 while going 4-6 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 68 points per game in these contests.
  • The Wildcats are 3-2 ATS in their last home games and 3-2 straight-up.
  • Spanning across their last three games as the betting underdog, the Sun Devils have gone 2-1 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 1-2.
  • Going back to their previous ten games as the favorite, Arizona has an ATS mark of 5-5 while going 8-2 straight up.

Sun Devils vs Wildcats Prediction

For a pick on the point-spread in this Wildcats vs. Sun Devils matchup, our bet is to grab the Sun Devils at +18.5. Even though our projections have the Wildcats winning 75-70, we see the Sun Devils as the play on the point-spread.

Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 156.5, and our model predicts the Sun Devils and Wildcats to score a combined 145 points. We recommend betting on the under.

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