Arizona vs. Washington - 1/14/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Washington Huskies (11-4) at Arizona Wildcats (13-3)
College Basketball: Thursday, January 14, 2016 at 9:00 pm (McKale Center)
The Line: Arizona Wildcats -12.5 -- Over/Under: 161 See the Latest Odds
The Arizona Wildcats and the Washington Huskies face off on Thursday in Pac-12 college basketball action.
The Arizona Wildcats are 13-3 this season and they have lost their last two games. Arizona is averaging 81.6 points and they are shooting 48.3 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 67.2 points and their opponents are shooting 41.6 percent. Alonzo Trier leads the Wildcats averaging 14.8 points per game. Ryan Anderson is averaging 14.4 points and 10.4 rebounds, Gabe York is averaging 13.8 points, and Kaleb Tarczewski is averaging 9.9 points and 8.1 rebounds. Arizona is coming home after three road games.
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The Washington Huskies are 11-4 this season and they have won their last three games. Washington is averaging 85.3 points and they are shooting 41.2 percent while defensively they are allowing 76.8 points and their opponents are shooting 40.4 percent. Andrew Andrews leads UW averaging 21.6 points and 6.5 rebounds per game. Dejounte Murray is averaging 15.2 points and 5.9 rebounds, Marquese Chriss is averaging 11.3 points and 5.3 rebounds, and David Crisp is averaging 10.5 points. Washington won their only road game this season.
Arizona is 5-1 against the spread in their last six home games, 15-5 against the spread against the Pac-12, and 7-3 against the spread in their last 10 games. Washington is 5-0 against the spread against the Pac-12, 4-1 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread, and 6-2 against the spread in their last eight games. The underdog has covered the point spread in nine of the last 13 meetings of these two.
This looks like a ton of points and I have to take the Huskies in this spot.