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Arizona vs Washington State: NCAA Basketball Betting Odds & Trends | 2/25/2021

Noah Williams leads the Washington State Cougars (14-10) into a matchup with the Arizona Wildcats (15-8) after scoring 40 points in an 85-76 win over Stanford. The Wildcats are  favorites in the game on Thursday, February 25, which tips off at 11:00 PM ET on FS1. The matchup’s over/under is set at .

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 25, 2021, 2:18 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Arizona Betting Information

  • With a mark of 9-13-1, the Wildcats have a losing record against the spread this season.
  • The Wildcats have a losing record against the spread when favored by at least 8.5 points, going 4-7 this season.
  • 12 of 23 Arizona games this season (52.2%) resulted in a total more than the contest’s over/under.
  • In their last game, the Wildcats got a team-high 20 points from James Akinjo on the way to an 81-72 win over USC on Saturday. They covered the spread as 5.5-point underdogs, and the teams combined to score 153 points to go over the 139 point total.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Arizona Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
James Akinjo 23 14.8 2.1 5.3 1.3 0.0 1.9
Azuolas Tubelis 23 12.2 6.8 1.3 0.6 0.6 0.6
Jemarl Baker Jr. 12 12.0 2.8 1.8 0.6 0.3 2.0
Bennedict Mathurin 23 10.7 4.3 1.1 0.7 0.0 1.4
Jordan Brown 23 10.0 5.5 0.6 0.4 1.0 0.0

Washington State Betting Information

  • The Cougars have topped the spread so far this season with a record ATS of 12-11-1.
  • As at least an 8.5-point underdog, the Cougars tend to fail to meet expectations with only a 1-4 record against the spread.
  • Washington State and its opponents have often hit the over this season, doing so in 54.2% (13) of its 24 games played.
  • Their last time out, the Cougars saw Williams score a team-high 40 points to lead them to an 85-76 win against Stanford on Saturday. They covered the spread as 5.5-point underdogs, and the teams scored 161 total points to top the 134-point over/under.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Washington State Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Isaac Bonton 19 18.4 4.2 4.2 2.1 0.1 1.8
Noah Williams 24 14.5 3.6 2.5 1.5 0.3 1.9
Efe Abogidi 24 9.2 7.5 0.4 0.8 1.4 0.6
Dishon Jackson 21 6.6 4.0 0.3 0.3 0.9 0.0
Aljaz Kunc 20 6.3 3.4 0.6 0.7 0.2 0.9

Total Facts

  • Arizona’s games this year have resulted in a higher total score than Thursday’s matchup over/under (138.5 points) in 52.2% of opportunities (12 out of 23 matchups).
  • In 41.7% of Washington State’s games this season (10 of 24), the total points scored was more than Thursday’s 138.5-point over/under.
  • The total for the matchup of 138.5 is 7.0 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Wildcats (76 points per game) and the Cougars (69.5 points per game).
  • These two teams surrender a combined 135.6 points per game, 2.9 points less than this contest’s over/under.
  • On average, the Wildcats have seen a 144.5 over/under in their games this season, 6.0 more points than the over/under in this contest.
  • The over/under for this game is 1.9 points more than the average over/under in Cougars games this season (136.6 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/2/2021 Arizona Washington State -8.5 136.5 -433 +330 Regular Season 86-82 ARIZ
3/5/2020 Arizona Arizona -15 140.5 -1792 +922 Regular Season 83-62 ARIZ
2/1/2020 N/A Washington State N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 66-49 ARIZ

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