Wichita State vs. Arizona Prediction
A pair of 3-0 teams will meet in the Roman Main Event in Las Vegas, NV on Friday night when Wichita State takes on Arizona at 10:00 p.m. ET. Will the Wildcats cover as a 9-point favorite or is there a better bet on the board?
887 Wichita State Shockers (+9) at 888 Arizona Wildcats (-9); o/u 136
10:00 p.m. ET, Madison Square Garden, New York, NY
Wichita State Shockers DFS Snapshot
Morris Udeze (shoulder) is fully recovered and has been deemed as “full go” per head coach Isaac Brown, according to Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports. Udeze had missed time earlier in the preseason, but he’s now recovered and ready to make an impact. He averaged 10.3 points and 4.7 rebounds per game in 2020-21.
Arizona Wildcats DFS Snapshot
Azuolas Tubelis posted 16 points (5-11 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 6-7 FT), 15 rebounds and three assists in 28 minutes during Saturday’s 75-74 victory over Washington. With Arizona trailing by one late in the game, Tubelis drained a deep two-pointer with 5.2 seconds remaining to put the Wildcats ahead and lead to the win. He also posted 15 rebounds en route to his third double-double in 2021. Tubelis has had an outstanding freshman season and has been the primary option outside of James Akinjo.
College Basketball Betting Prediction
The Wildcats are just 1-7 against the spread in their last eight neutral site games, are 1-6 against the number in their last seven neutral site games as a favorite and are 4-10 at the betting window in their last 14 games as a straight up win of more than 20 points. The Shockers, meanwhile, are 6-1-1 against the spread in their last eight neutral site games as an underdog and are 16-5-1 against the number in their last 22 games as an underdog.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL BETTING PREDICTION: WICHITA STATE SHOCKERS +9