Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Wildcats versus the Sun Devils? Tip off is at at 10:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on PACN. The game will be played at Desert Financial Arena in Tempe, AZ. In this Pac-12 matchup, Arizona is favored by -12 vs. Arizona State. The over/under for the game is 159.5 points.

ARIZONA WILDCATS VS ARIZONA STATE SUN DEVILS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Arizona State Sun Devils +12

This game will be played at Desert Financial Arena at 10:00 ET on Wednesday, February 28th.

WHY BET THE ARIZONA STATE SUN DEVILS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Sun Devils.
  • Not only will Arizona State pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +12.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 159.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.

Pressure Builds for Arizona as Away Favorites

Arizona has been the favorite in 25 of their 27 games this season, and they have gone 19-6 in those contests. The Wildcats have been even better at home, going 15-1 compared to 6-5 on the road. Their average scoring margin at home is an impressive +26.6, compared to +2.9 on the road.

Arizona’s last game was a 91-75 win over Washington, and they have gone 3-0 on the road over their last three games. On the season, they are 21-6, including a 12-4 mark in Pac-12 play.

Arizona has an ATS record of 17-10 this season and they are 6-5 vs. the spread on the road. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Wildcats have gone 4-6 vs. the spread.

This season, the over/under record for Arizona games is 13-13-1. So far, the average scoring total in their games is 163.2 points, which is 4.8 points higher than the average over/under line of 158.4. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 with an average scoring total of 160 points.

In their latest game, Arizona’s offense looked good, scoring 91 points against Washington. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 47.1% and made 16/21 free throws. Caleb Love is leading the team in scoring at 19.4 points per contest. Oumar Ballo has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 13.2 going into the game.

On defense, Arizona is currently around the NCAA average in points allowed, giving up an average of 73.1 points per game. Against Washington in their most recent game, the Arizona defense gave up a total of 75 points while allowing Washington to hit 47% of their shots.

Does Arizona State Have What it Takes at Home?

Arizona State enters tonight’s game against Arizona as a 12-point underdog. They are 6-8 this season when tabbed as the underdog. The Sun Devils are 11-5 at home this year, where they have won their last two games.

Overall, Arizona State is 14-14 this season, including an 8-8 mark in Pac-12 games. Their average scoring margin at home is +2.8 points per game, compared to -11.8 on the road. In their last game, the Sun Devils defeated Washington State, 73-61.

Arizona State’s ATS record this season is currently 12-15, but they have been much better vs. the spread as the underdog. In their 14 games as the underdog, the Sun Devils are 7-7 vs. the spread. At home, they have an ATS mark of 8-8 this year and are 3-0 vs. the spread in their last 3 home games.

Arizona State’s over/under record this season is 14-13 and today’s line of 159.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (143.6). Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 154 points.

In their recent matchup, the Arizona State offense ended with 73 points against Washington State. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 49.2% and made 6 threes. The team’s scoring leader is Frankie Collins, who holds an average of 13.8 as they head into today’s matchup. Additionally, Jose Perez is averaging 13.1 points per game this season.

On the defensive side, Arizona State is currently hovering around the NCAA’s average for points allowed, conceding an average of 73.3 points per game. In their previous game vs. Washington State, the Cougars finished with a field goal percentage of 49% and a total of 61 points vs. Arizona State.