Arizona meets Washington in Tucson
The UNDER has paid out in four of the last five games between the Arizona Wildcats and the Washington Huskies as those schools hit the hardwood on Saturday afternoon.
The Wildcats won the last meeting between the two teams last February, picking up a 70-52 win as a 12.5-point favorite on the college basketball odds.
The top-ranked Wildcats are 2-3 both SU and ATS over their past five matchups vs. the Huskies.
Arizona will face the 9-5 Huskies, who own a 5-8 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Wildcats are 3-10 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Huskies are 7-5 favoring the OVER.
Bettors looking to back visiting Washington before tip-off in this one found them as 18.5-point underdogs over at Sportsbook.ag earlier.
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 63-rated Washington taking on the No. 2-rated Wildcats in this contest.
Washington was a 76-65 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Arizona State. They covered the 10.5-point spread as underdogs. The Huskies grabbed a 76-65 win over the Sun Devils on Thursday, behind a 17-point effort from C.J. Wilcox at Wells Fargo Arena.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Arizona has the nation's No. 108-rated offensive output, at 75.14 PPG. The visiting Huskies defense ranks No. 241 allowing on average 78.21 PPG. The Wildcats FG% has averaged 48.95% so far, more than the Huskies marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.11% per game.
A few Huskies at Wildcats trends to consider:
Washington is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Washington is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Washington is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Washington's last 9 games on the road
Arizona is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Arizona is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Arizona is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Arizona's last 5 games when playing Washington
Washington home to Utah, Wednesday, January 8th
Arizona at UCLA, Thursday, January 9th