Arizona vs. Utah Valley - 12/6/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Utah Valley Wolverines (6-3) at Arizona Wildcats (6-2)
College Basketball: Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 9:00 pm (McKale Center)
The Line: Arizona Wildcats -14-- Over/Under: 145.5 See the Latest Odds
The Utah Valley Wolverines and Arizona Wildcats meet Thursday in college basketball action at the McKale Center.
The Utah Valley Wolverines look for a statement road win to build on their five-game winning streak. The Utah Valley Wolverines are averaging 72.1 points on 46 percent shooting and allowing 73.1 points on 43.2 percent shooting. Jake Toolson is averaging 15.3 points and 2.6 assists while Conner Toolson is averaging 15.2 points and 2.7 rebounds. TJ Washington is dishing 4.8 assists and Isaiah White is grabbing 5.4 rebounds. The Utah Valley Wolverines are shooting 40.3 percent from beyond the arc and 62.8 percent from the free throw line. The Utah Valley Wolverines are allowing 32.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.6 rebounds per game. The Utah Valley Wolverines have lost all three road games this season.
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The Arizona Wildcats look for another victory to build on their 6-2 start to the season. The Arizona Wildcats are averaging 78.6 points on 45.9 percent shooting and allowing 67.4 points on 42.3 percent shooting. Brandon Randolph is averaging 17.3 points and 3.4 rebounds while Chase Jeter is averaging 12.6 points and 7.5 rebounds. Brandon Williams is the third double-digit scorer and Justin Coleman is dishing three assists. The Arizona Wildcats are shooting 30.4 percent from beyond the arc and 75.9 percent from the free throw line. The Arizona Wildcats are allowing 28.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.1 rebounds per game. The Arizona Wildcats have won all four home games this season.
The Wolverines are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS win. The Wildcats are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 vs. Western Athletic. The under is 8-2-1 in Wildcats last 11 overall. The under is 6-1-1 in Wildcats last 8 home games. The under is 8-2-1 in Wildcats last 11 non-conference games.
The Utah Valley Wolverines have played well up to this point, but they haven't looked great whenever playing out of their comfort zone and stepping up in comp. The Arizona Wildcats usually beat the hell out of teams they're supposed to beat up on, and they're outscoring teams by 28.5 points at home this season. I'll lay the reasonable number with the home team.