Arizona vs Washington Predictions, Picks, Betting Tips 1/30/2020
Game: Arizona Wildcats vs Washington Huskies
Date: Thursday, January 30, 2020
Location: Alaska Airlines Arena at Hec Edmundson Pavilion in Seattle, WA
Odds/Point Spread: Washington +3.5
The Arizona Wildcats travel to Alaska Airlines Arena at Hec Edmundson Pavilion to play the Washington Huskies on Thursday, January 30, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Arizona as 3.5 point favorites.
Arizona heads into this matchup with a mark of 13-6. They currently have a point differential of 15.0 as they are averaging 80.7 points per contest while giving up 65.7 per game. Washington has an overall mark of 12-9. They are averaging 70.0 points per contest and giving up 63.4, which is a point differential of 6.6.
Valuable Arizona Wildcats Betting Trends
The Arizona Wildcats are 10-9-0 against the spread
The Arizona Wildcats are 9-10-0 against the over/under
Important Washington Huskies Betting Trends
The Washington Huskies are 8-12-0 against the spread
The Washington Huskies are 7-11-2 against the over/under
Key Arizona Wildcats Injuries
11/22/19 G Devonaire Doutrive Dismissed is out indefinitely
11/05/19 G Brandon Williams Knee is out for season
01/29/20 C Chase Jeter Back is questionable Thursday vs Washington U
Key Washington Huskies Injuries
12/22/19 G Marcus Tsohonis Illness expected to redshirt
01/09/20 G Quade Green Academics is out indefinitely
Zeke Nnaji comes into this contest averaging 16.9 points per game while playing 29.6 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 8.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 59% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 79%. Nico Mannion averages 14.1 points per game in 30.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.8 assists per contest and 2.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Isaiah Stewart averages 18.2 points per game while playing 31.7 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 8.9 rebounds per game and has 0.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 59% and his free throw percentage is at 75%. Jaden McDaniels averages 12.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.1 rebounds per contest and 2.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 74%.
Useful Team Statistics
Arizona averages 80.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 16th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 15.0 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 22nd. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 26th in the nation. They average 37.9 rebounds per game and 16.5 assists per game, which ranks them 86th and 16th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 293rd with 12.0 per game. The Wildcats allow 65.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 93rd in the country. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 22nd and 91st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.7 rebounds a game which ranks 109th and they give up 12.1 assists per contest, which puts them in 151st place in Division 1. They force 14.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 242nd in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Washington is 222nd in the country with 70.0 points per game this year. They are 101st in Division 1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 6.6. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 193rd in the nation. They are 191st in the NCAA in rebounding with 35.5 boards per game, and 208th in assists per contest with 12.9. The Huskies are 54th in turnovers per game with 14.9. The Huskies surrender 63.4 points per contest, which ranks them 47th in D-1. Their defense allows a 37% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 11th and 56th in those defensive statistics. They rank 257th with 13.7 assists allowed per contest and 190th with 35.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Huskies are 177th in country in forcing turnovers with 13.7 per game.
The Wildcats are 6th in the nation in offensive rating with 112.4. In terms of pace they are 92nd in the country with 71.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 28th. As a team they are 20th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 271st in Division 1. Arizona is 314th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions.
Washington is 36th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.9 times per 100 possessions. The Huskies have an offensive rating of 100.4, which is ranked 203rd. They are 229th in D-1 in pace with 68.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 114th. As a unit they are 98th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 206th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Arizona/Washington college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Washington +3.5
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