Washington Huskies vs Arizona Wildcats NCAAB Betting Prediction

Washington Huskies vs Arizona Wildcats Prediction 2/24/2024

The Washington Huskies (15-12) travel to face off against the Arizona Wildcats (20-6) on Saturday, February 24th. This game will be played at McKale Center in Tucson and televised on CBS. Both Washington and Arizona will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Tip-off is scheduled for 2:00 ET.

Washington Huskies vs Arizona Wildcats

The Washington Huskies Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Washington enters today’s game against Arizona as 14.5-point underdogs. On the road this season, the Huskies have gone 3-6, compared to their 11-6 record at home.

So far this season, Washington has gone 15-12, including a 6-9 mark in Pac-12 play. The team’s average scoring margin on the road is -2.7 points per game.

As the underdog, Washington has gone 7-4 vs. the spread this season. On the road, their ATS mark is 6-3. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Huskies have a 6-4 ATS record.

This season, the over/under record for Washington games is 14-12. So far, the average scoring total in their games is 157.3 points, which is 5.4 points lower than the average over/under line of 151.9. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 159 points.

The Arizona Wildcats Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Arizona enters tonight’s game as 14.5-point favorites, and they have gone 18-6 this season when favored. The Wildcats are 14-1 at home this year, and they have won four of their last five games at home.

Over their last 10 games at home, Arizona has gone 9-1, and they are 20-6 overall this season. The Wildcats’ average scoring margin at home is +27.3 points per game.

Arizona’s ATS record this season is 17-9, including an 11-4 mark at home. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Wildcats are just 4-6 vs. the spread. At home, their ATS record this year is 6-4 and over their last three home games, they are 1-2 ATS.

This season, the over/under record in Arizona games is 13-12-1. So far, the average scoring total in their games is 163.1 points. Today’s over/under line of 166.5 is higher than the average OU line in their games (158). Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total is 164 points.

Washington Offense Breakdown

In their most recent game, the Huskies’ offense tallied 80 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 81 points per game. The team’s top scorer is Keion Brooks Jr., who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 21.2, while Sahvir Wheeler also maintains a PPG average of 15 leading up to the game.

Keion Brooks Jr. (F) 21.2 6.9 1.4
Sahvir Wheeler (G) 15.0 3.6 5.9
Moses Wood (F) 11.7 4.6 0.7

Arizona Offense Breakdown

In contrast to their season average of 90 points per game, the Arizona had a below average performance. They scored 74 points against Washington State and had a field goal percentage of 44.8%. Leading Arizona in scoring vs. Washington State was Caleb Love with his 27 points. Oumar Ballo also added 16 points for the Wildcats.

Caleb Love (G) 19.1 5.0 3.3
Oumar Ballo (C) 13.2 9.9 1.0
Pelle Larsson (G) 12.8 4.3 3.5

Washington Team Defense

At this time, the Huskies’ defense is positioned 286th in the country, permitting 76.7 points per game. The Washington defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 82 points and allowed California to connect on 9 threes.

Arizona Team Defense

At present, the Wildcats’ defense is nationally ranked 204th, allowing 73.1 points per game. Against Washington State in their most recent game, the Arizona defense gave up a total of 77 points while allowing Washington State to hit 44% of their shots.

Huskies vs Wildcats Trends

  • Across their ten previous road games, Washington has an ATS mark of 6-4. Their straight up record in these matchups was 4-6 while averaging 80 points per game.
  • Across their last five home contests, Arizona has been good against the spread posting a mark of 3-2. Their overall mark in these games was 3-2, while averaging 88 points per game.
  • Going back to their previous five games as the underdog, Washington has an ATS mark of 2-3 while going 1-4 straight up.
  • The last ten games that Arizona was favored, they have an ATS mark of 4-6 while going 7-3 straight up.

Huskies vs Wildcats Prediction

For a point-spread wager in this Wildcats vs. Wildcats game, we suggest taking the Wildcats at -14.5. Even though our predictions have the Wildcats winning 75-70, we see the Huskies as the better choice on the point-spread.

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 166.5 and our model has the Huskies and Wildcats finishing with a combined 145 points. Our pick is to take the under.

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