Arizona Wildcats battle vs San Diego State Aztecs highlights college basketball odds menu

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Dec 25, 10:00 PM | Stan Sheriff Center

San Diego State Aztecs vs Arizona Wildcats Odds


Having played to five straight UNDER results, No. 18 San Diego State and No. 4 Arizona will meet again on Tuesday night in the championship game of the Diamond Head Classic tournament in Honolulu.

The Aztecs and Wildcats have met five times since 2006, with the UNDER paying out for totals bettors at the sportsbooks in each of those five contests. San Diego State picked up the win both SU and ATS in each of their last two games against Arizona.

The Aztecs will try to spoil to the party on Tuesday; they are 5-3 ATS against the number this season, while the Wildcats are 7-2 ATS. San Diego State is 4-3 on the totals; Arizona is 1-7.

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Betting Line:
College basketball odds makers at Sportsbook opened the Arizona Wildcats as 4-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 39-ranked Wildcats and the No. 102-rated Aztecs in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 85-82 win for the Wildcats on Tuesday.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Arizona's No. 37 nationally ranked offense (77.4 points per game) against a Aztecs defense that sits as the No. 23 at 57.1 PPG. The Wildcats have been averaging 48.6% from the field, more than the Aztecs have managed so far this season (45.5% on average).

Defensively, San Diego State features the nation's No. 14-rated defense on the road, allowing 57.8 points per game. Arizona, meanwhile, comes in at No. 58 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for San Diego State, they were a 62-55 Sportsbook as they battled Indiana State at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 9.5-point favorite. San Diego State earned a 62-55 victory over Indiana State on Sunday, getting 19 points from Jamaal Franklin at Stan Sheriff Center.

In their last action, Arizona was a 69-50 Sportsbook on the road against Miami. They covered the 6.5-point spread as favorites. Arizona earned a 69-50 victory over Miami on Sunday, getting 19 points from Mark Lyons at Stan Sheriff Center.

San Diego State Aztecs Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
After a win are 10-0

Arizona Wildcats Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Colorado are 3-1
After a win are 10-0

A few Aztecs at Wildcats trends to consider:
Arizona is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Arizona's last 5 games when playing San Diego State
Arizona is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing San Diego State

Next up:
San Diego State home to CS Bakersfield, Wednesday, January 2
Arizona home to Colorado, Thursday, January 3

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