Arizona hosts the Cardinal on Sunday
The Stanford Cardinal will be looking to turn the tables on the Arizona Wildcats on Sunday night when those Pac-12 rivals hit the hardwood in college basketball betting action at the sportsbooks.
Arizona edged Stanford 60-57 but failed to cover the 5.5-point spread as a road favorite on the college basketball odds on January 29.
That pushed Arizona to 8-2 SU but 5-5 ATS over their last 10 games against Stanford since 2008.
The Cardinal will look to vanquish their hosts on Sunday, as they are 16-8-1 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Wildcats are 17-10 ATS. Stanford is 12-13 against the total, while Arizona is 7-19-1 versus the number.
Bettors looking to go with the Wildcats in this one found them listed as -11.5-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Sunday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Cardinal was expected to move the line.
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 12-ranked Wildcats and the No. 77-rated Cardinal in this matchup.
In their last action, Stanford was a 76-64 loser on the road against Arizona State. They failed to cover the 2-point spread as underdogs. Anthony Brown scored 21 points in a futile effort to lead the Cardinal to a win (they lost 76-64 to Arizona State at Wells Fargo Arena on Wednesday).
In their last action, Arizona was an 87-59 winner at home against California. They covered the 12.5-point spread as favorites. Arizona cruised to victory on Wednesday, running California out of the gym and running up an 87-59 score at McKale Center.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Cardinal is ranked No. 86 in NCAA hoops at 36.15 per game. Contrast that with Arizona’s No. 17 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Arizona is the No. 207-ranked team in the country at 5.11 per game, while Stanford rates No. 131 at 6.07 per game.
Stanford home to Colorado, Wednesday, March 5th
Arizona at Oregon State, Wednesday, March 5th