The Arizona State Sun Devils are off to a decent 19-9 start to the 2022-23 NCAA Basketball season, fourth in the Pac-12 Conference, and are coming off a win against the Utah Utes (67-59) in their last outing. Warren Washington scored the maximum number of points for the team (18) followed by Desmond Cambridge and Devon Cambridge with 15 and 14 points respectively. They will now take on the Arizona Wildcats, who are on a magnificent 24-4 start to the season, second in the same conference, and are on a two-game winning streak, defeating the Colorado Buffaloes (78-68) in their previous outing. Oumar Ballo led the scoring charts with 18 points including 16 rebounds and 3 assists and Cedric Henderson chipped in 15 points.
They will now host this game at the McKale Center on Saturday (February 25) where they will look to secure their third consecutive win. On the other hand, the Sun Devils will look for their second consecutive win.
Arizona State Sun Devils vs Arizona Wildcats: Betting Odds
|Arizona State Sun Devils||+475||+11.5 (-110)||O 152 (-110)|
|Arizona Wildcats||-650||-11.5 (-110)||U 152 (-110)|
Arizona State Sun Devils vs Arizona Wildcats: Key Stats
The Sun Devils have had a positive start to the season as their conference record is on the higher side at 10-7 whereas their away record is decent at 6-4. But the team is just around the average mark in offense, scoring 70.6 points per game, which ranks 198th in the country, along with 33.7 offensive rebounds, while conceding 66.4 points per game, which ranks 81st in the country.
The Arizona Wildcats are doing a little better compared to the Sun Devils. They have a superior conference record of 13-4 whereas their home record is terrific at 15-1. The team is one of the best on the offensive front, averaging 83.2 points per game, which ranks 7th in the nation, along with 37.0 offensive rebounds, while conceding 70.6 points per game, which ranks 203rd in the nation.
Arizona State Sun Devils vs Arizona Wildcats: Match Details
Fixture: Arizona State Sun Devils @ Arizona Wildcats
Date & Time: Saturday, February 25, 02:00 p.m ET
Venue: McKale Center, Tucson, Arizona
Arizona State Sun Devils vs Arizona Wildcats: Prediction
The Wildcats are 6-0 against the spread in their last six games against a team that has a winning percentage of over .600. They are 5-1 against the spread in their last six games against a team that has a winning record. The Wildcats have a massive 5-0 lead over the Sun Devils in their last five meetings. Since they defeated the Sun Devils 69-60 earlier in the season, a revenge could be on the cards tonight. Although the Wildcats have a home advantage as well, expect it to be a very closely fought contest.