Arizona vs. Stanford Pac-12 Tournament Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Thursday, March 9, 2023

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Arizona vs. Stanford Pac-12 Tournament Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Thursday, March 9, 2023

College Basketball Predictions

The No. 2 seed Arizona Wildcats (25-6, 14-6 Pac-12) are 10-point favorites in the Pac-12 Tournament against the No. 10 seed Stanford Cardinal (14-18, 7-13 Pac-12) on Thursday at T-Mobile Arena. The contest tips off at 9:00 PM and airs on Pac-12 Network, with both teams hoping to move one step closer to an automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament bracket. The over/under in the matchup is 153.

Arizona vs. Stanford Odds

  • Arizona odds to win: -538
  • Stanford odds to win: +404
  • Spread: Arizona (-10)
  • Total: 153

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Thursday, March 9, 2023
  • Time: 9:00 PM ET
  • TV: Pac-12 Network
  • Where: Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Venue: T-Mobile Arena

Who Will Win Arizona vs. Stanford?

Arizona and Stanford Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

Arizona has a 5-9-1 record against the spread this season when favored by 10 points or more.

Stanford is a perfect 2-0 against the spread when an underdog by 10 points or more this year.

The two teams average a combined 153 points per game, the same as this game’s over/under.

Opponents of these teams have averaged a combined 139.4 points per game, 13.6 fewer than the point total in this matchup.

Arizona’s average point total in outings this season is 155.0, 2.0 points higher than the total in this game.

The average point total for the Cardinal this year is 15.6 points fewer than this game’s over/under.

The Wildcats are 14-16-1 against the spread this season.

So far this season, the Cardinal have compiled a 17-15-0 record against the spread.

Arizona Stats & Insights

Arizona’s +348 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 11.2 points per game) is a result of scoring 83.1 points per game (fourth in college basketball) while giving up 71.9 per contest (236th in college basketball).

Arizona records 36.3 rebounds per game (10th in college basketball) while allowing 30.6 per outing to its opponents. It outrebounds opponents by 5.7 boards per game.

The Wildcats knock down 8.6 three-pointers per game (56th in college basketball) at a 37.8% rate (21st in college basketball), compared to the 8.0 their opponents make while shooting 32.8% from beyond the arc.

Arizona’s 101.6 points per 100 possessions on offense rank 19th in college basketball, and the 87.9 points it allows per 100 possessions rank 82nd in college basketball.

The Wildcats are averaging 85.2 points per game this season in home games, which is 8.1 more points than they’re averaging when playing on the road (77.1).

Stanford Stats & Insights

Stanford puts up 69.9 points per game (216th in college basketball) while allowing 67.5 per contest (105th in college basketball). It has a +76 scoring differential and outscores opponents by 2.4 points per game.

Stanford wins the rebound battle by 3.6 boards on average. It collects 32.1 rebounds per game, 157th in college basketball, while its opponents pull down 28.5.

Stanford makes 7.9 three-pointers per game (116th in college basketball) at a 35.7% rate (99th in college basketball), compared to the 7.9 its opponents make, shooting 35.1% from beyond the arc.

Stanford ranks 148th in college basketball averaging 95.0 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively is 187th, allowing 91.8 points per 100 possessions.

At home the Cardinal are putting up 73.3 points per game, 4.1 more than they are averaging on the road (69.2).

Arizona Key Players to Watch

Azuolas Tubelis leads the Wildcats in scoring and rebounding, accumulating 19.9 points and 9.2 rebounds per game.

Kerr Kriisa is Arizona’s best passer, dishing out 5.4 assists per game while scoring 10.7 PPG.

Courtney Ramey leads the Wildcats in three-point shooting, knocking down an average of 2.7 shots per game from beyond the arc.

The Arizona steals leader is Ramey, who averages 1.1 takeaways per game, while its blocks leader is Oumar Ballo, who compiles 1.3 rejections per contest.

Stanford Key Players to Watch

Spencer Jones is the top scorer for the Cardinal with 13.8 points per game. He also tacks on 4.7 rebounds and 1.2 assists per game to his stats.

The Stanford leaders in rebounding and assists are Maxime Raynaud with 6.1 rebounds per game (he also adds 8.9 points and 0.9 assists per game) and Ingram Harrison with 3.6 assists per game (he also tacks on 10.4 points and 5.9 rebounds per game).

Jones makes 2.2 three-pointers per game, the most on the Cardinal.

Stanford’s leader in steals and blocks is Jones with 1.2 steals and 0.9 blocks per game.

Arizona vs. Stanford Prediction

  • Pick ATS:

    Stanford (+10)

  • Pick OU:

    Under (153)

  • Prediction:
    Arizona 78, Stanford 68
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Andy has been involved in sports betting on and off his entire adult life and has been creating content surrounding it for the past five years. While the NFL is his first love, he also bets hundreds of college basketball games every winter and loves sweating golf DFS during the football offseason.