Arizona set to battle vs. Oregon State
The Arizona Wildcats have only covered the spread three times in their last 10 games against the Oregon State Beavers as those Pac-12 teams hit the hardwood together on Sunday night.
Arizona is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games against Oregon State, but they only managed to pick up three ATS victories in that span. Totals bettors have watched the OVER pay out on the college basketball odds in four of their last six matchups.
The Beavers will look to vanquish their hosts on Sunday, as they are 9-9-1 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Wildcats are 13-9 ATS. Oregon State is 9-9-1 against the total, while Arizona is 5-17 versus the number.
Bettors looking to go with the Wildcats in this one found them listed as -15-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Sunday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Beavers was expected to move the line.
This game puts the Wildcats, most recently No. 6 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Beavers, who rate No. 122 in the latest survey.
Oregon State lost its last outing, an 86-82 result against Arizona State on February 6. They covered in that game as a 6.5-point underdog. Roberto Nelson went off for 26 points and added 0 rebounds but it wasn't enough as Arizona State handed Oregon State an 86-82 defeat at Wells Fargo Arena.
In their last action, Arizona was a 67-65 winner at home against Oregon. They failed to cover the 12-point spread as favorites. The Wildcats grabbed a 67-65 win over the Ducks on Thursday, behind an 18 -point effort from Nick Johnson at McKale Center.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Arizona's No. 24-rated squad against Oregon State's No. 149-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Arizona rates No. 207 in the country with 5.09 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 149 nationally with 5.86 per match.
Oregon State at Oregon, Sunday, February 16th
Arizona at Arizona State, Friday, February 14th