Washington at Arizona: 2/27/21 College Basketball Picks and Predictions
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Arizona Wildcats (16-8) vs Washington Huskies (5-19)
Game Info: Saturday, February 27, 2021 at 1:00 pm (McKale Memorial Center)
Betting Odds: Arizona Wildcats -14.5 -- Over/Under: 146.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Washington Huskies and Arizona Wildcats face off on Saturday in a college basketball showdown at the McKale Center.
The Washington Huskies have had all kinds of issues this season and coming into this game they sit with a 5-19 record overall. Each of the last two games for Washington have been against Arizona State, In the last game, Washington was competitive, but they folded in the last few minutes and that led to an eight point loss. Washington on the season is averaging 66.2 points per game while their defense is giving up 76.6 points per game. Washington is shooting 41.6 percent from the field and 33.1 percent from behind the three point line. Guard Quade Green has been the best player for Washington averaging 14.7 points while shooting 42 percent from the field.
On the other side of this matchup is the Arizona Wildcats who sit with a 16-8 record overall and they have won two games in a row. In the last game against Washington State, the defense was elite giving up only 53 points and that led to a 16 point defeat. Arizona on the season is averaging 75.7 points per game while their defense is giving up 65.9 points per game. Arizona is shooting 45.1 percent from the field and 37.9 percent from behind the three point line. James Akinjo has been the best player for Arizona averaging 15 points but he is only shooting 37.5 percent from the field and 38.1 percent from behind the three point line.
The over is 10-2 in Washington’s last 12 road games. The under is 8-2 in Arizona’s last ten games overall. The under is 8-2 in Arizona’s last 10 games against the Pac-12.The under is 7-2 in the last nine meetings played between the two teams in Arizona.
Washington is going to struggle to score against Arizona and that is going to lead to a low scoring game. Look for a slower paced game and this game is going to stay well under the total. Back the under to cash with ease.