PACN will air this week 12 CFB game between the Utes and Wildcats at 2:30 (11/18/23). The game is slated for Arizona Stadium in Tucson (AZ). The Wildcats head into the game as the 1 point favorites over their Pac-12 rival. Can the Utes pull off the upset? Or will the Wildcats pull it out at home.
UTAH UTES VS ARIZONA WILDCATS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Utah Utes +1
This game will be played at Arizona Stadium at 2:30 ET on Saturday, November 18th.
WHY BET THE UTAH UTES:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 24-23 in favor of Arizona.
- Even though we have Arizona winning straight-up, we like Utah at +1.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 44.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 47 points.
Are Utah Ready for a Road Win?
So far, the Utah Utes are 7-3, including going 2-2 on the road and 4-1 at home.
Against the spread, Utah has gone 6-3 this season. The Utes have been favored five times compared to four games as the underdog.
Utah has put together an over/under record of 4-5 throughout this season. The average combined score in their games has been 43.1 points, and the standard over/under line has stood at 45.9 points.
Utah enters the game on offense with an average of 25.3, ranking them 66th in the NCAA. Their passing game has them at 113th in the nation, with an average of 170.2 passing yards per game. On the ground, they’re at 31st in rushing yards, with an average of 419 rushing attempts per game this season.
Utah’s defense holds the 131st rank in passing yards allowed per game as they head into this game. On average, opponents have made 32.3 passing attempts against the Utes. They have given up 17.8 points per game, which places them at 59th in college football. In the rush defense category, they rank 10th in the NCAA.
Are Arizona Ready for a Home Win?
This season, the Arizona Wildcats are currently 7-3. So far this season, they have played three road games and four at home.
Against the spread, Arizona has gone 5-2 this season. The Wildcats have been favored three times compared to four games as the underdog.
Through 10 games, the average over/under line in Arizona’s games is 59.2 points. Their games have averaged a combined 52 points leading to an OU record of 1-6.
The Wildcats’ offense is gearing up to take on Utah, with an average of 158.6 rushing yards per game and an 5 yards per attempt. In the college football rankings, they are currently in 65th place for rushing yards and 27th place for passing yards, accumulating an average of 280.2 yards per contest. Arizona’s overall scoring average is at 31.1 points per game, placing them 38th rank nationally.
The Arizona defense, going into this week’s game, holds 75th place for points allowed, allowing 20.9 points per game. Opponents have been gaining an average of 235.3 passing yards each game against them (110th in the country). On the ground, they’re yielding 99.8 rushing yards, ranking them 20th in college football.