Washington Huskies vs Arizona Wildcats Point Spread: Betting Preview Hints At Winner
Arizona Wildcats vs Washington Huskies Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Arizona when they take on the Washington Huskies on Thursday in college hoops betting action.
Supporters of the Wildcats have watched them go 17-2 and 9-8 ATS on the year, while the Huskies are at 12-8 and 10-8 ATS. In totals betting, the Huskies are 7-8, while the Wildcats have a 4-11-1 mark.
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Wildcats were listed as 5.5-point favorites earlier in the day at Bovada.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 88-ranked Huskies and the No. 14-rated Wildcats in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 82-71 win for the Wildcats on Thursday.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Washington's No. 125-ranked offense, averaging 69.4 PPG, against a Wildcats defense that ranks No. 76 at 62 PPG. The Huskies field goal percentage has averaged 44% so far, less than the Wildcats marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.4% per game.
Defensively, Arizona features the nation's No. 13-rated defense on the road, allowing 58.3 points per game. Washington, meanwhile, comes in at No. 191 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Arizona, they were a 74-50 winner as they battled USC at home. They covered in the match as a 14-point favorite. The battle between the Wildcats and Trojans didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as USC was handed a 74-50 defeat on Saturday at McKale Center.
Last time out for Washington, they were an 81-76 loser as they battled Oregon on the road. They covered in the match as a 7.5-point underdog. Washington got 15 points from Andrew Andrews but lost anyway, 81-76, to Oregon on Saturday at Matthew Knight Arena.
Arizona Wildcats Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 9-1
Before playing Washington State are 5-5
After playing USC are 5-5
After a win are 8-2
Washington Huskies Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Arizona State are 8-2
After playing Oregon are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4
A few Wildcats at Huskies trends to consider:
Arizona is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Arizona's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Arizona's last 12 games when playing on the road against Washington
Arizona is 4-7-1 ATS in its last 12 games when playing on the road against Washington
Washington is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Arizona
Washington is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Arizona
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Washington's last 12 games when playing at home against Arizona
Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Arizona at Washington State, Saturday, February 2
Washington home to Arizona State, Saturday, February 2