Washington State vs. Arizona - 2/3/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Arizona Wildcats (17-5) at Washington State Cougars (9-12)
College Basketball: Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at 10:00 pm (Friel Court)
The Line: Washington State Cougars +11 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Arizona Wildcats and Washington State Cougars meet late Wednesday night at the Friel Court.
The Arizona Wildcats need a feel good win after splitting their last eight games. The Arizona Wildcats are averaging 81.5 points on 50 percent shooting and allowing 67.5 points on 41.8 percent shooting. Ryan Anderson is averaging 15.2 points and 10.1 rebounds while Gabe York is averaging 14.5 points and 2.5 assists. Kaleb Tarczewski is grabbing eight rebounds and Kadeem Allen is dishing four assists. The Arizona Wildcats are shooting 38.4 percent from beyond the arc and 72.5 percent from the free throw line. The Wildcats are allowing 31.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 40 rebounds per game. The Arizona Wildcats have won seven of their last 10 road games.
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The Washington State Cougars need a big win in order to snap a seven-game losing streak. The Washington State Cougars are averaging 74.5 points on 47.9 percent shooting and allowing 76 points on 43.8 percent shooting. Josh Hawkinson is averaging 16 points and 10.7 rebounds while Ike Iroegbu is averaging 14.9 points and 3.9 assists. Que Johnson is the third double-digit scorer and Charles Callison is dishing three assists. The Washington State Cougars are shooting 35.9 percent from beyond the arc and 71.1 percent from the free throw line. The Cougars are allowing 34.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34 rebounds per game. The Washington State Cougars have won nine of their last 14 home games.
The Wildcats are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Wednesday games and 11-5 ATS in their last 16 games overall. The Cougars are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games and 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Wildcats are 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings in Washington State and 9-0 ATS in the last 9 meetings overall.
Arizona has beaten Washington State by 20-plus in each of the last three meetings and hasn't lost to the Cougars since 2010. With the way WSU is playing right now, this game could get just as ugly. I'll take the Wildcats by double digits.