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Washington HuskiesArizona Wildcats
March 12, 6:00 PM | Staples Center

Washington Huskies vs Arizona Wildcats Odds

22-10TEAM RECORD27-6

Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Staples Center Saturday as host Arizona looks to handle the Washington Huskies in NCAAB action.

This is a conference playoff game in the Pac 10 Tournament. This matchup is a neutral-site affair being played at Staples Center.

The Huskies will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 15-14-1 ATS against the number this season, while the Wildcats are 15-13-1 ATS. Washington is 14-15 on the totals; Arizona is 15-14.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Wildcats, most recently No. 49 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Huskies, who rate No. 29 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 88-84 victory for the Huskies.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Arizona has the nation's No. 27-rated offensive output, at 76.6 PPG. The visiting Huskies defense ranks No. 245 allowing on average 70.2 PPG. The Wildcats FG% has averaged 47.2% so far, more than the Huskies marksmen have achieved on the year, 47.1% per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Washington owns the country's No. 208-rated mark, allowing 71.6 points per game on the highway. Arizona, on the other hand, rates No. 36 in scoring at home.

In their last action, Washington was a 69-51 winner at home against Oregon. They covered the 8–point spread as favorites. C.J. Wilcox scored 14 points leading the Huskies to a 69-51 victory over Oregon at Staples Center on Friday.

Arizona was a 67-62 winner in their most recent outing against USC. They covered the 1–point spread as underdogs.

Washington Huskies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
After playing Oregon are 8-2
After a win are 5-5

Arizona Wildcats Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
After playing USC are 3-7
After a win are 9-1

A few Huskies at Wildcats trends to consider:
Arizona is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Arizona's last 6 games when playing Washington

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