North Dakota vs. Arizona Prediction
Is North Dakota a good bet to cover as a double-digit underdog tonight at 9:50PM ET when it takes on Arizona?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Wildcats are now 17-point favorites versus the Fighting Hawks after opening as a 16.5-point favorite. As for the total, the number hit the board at 146 but has jumped a full two points to 148.
The Fighting Hawks went 9-1 over their last 10 games to wrap up their season with a 22-9 record. They were also excellent against the spread, covering in seven of their last 10 games with one push, and going 17-9 in their lined games this season.
The Wildcats also finished their regular season and Pac-12 tournament schedule with a 9-1 record to finish the year at 30-4 straight up. At the betting window, Arizona was 6-4 in its last 10 games and 18-14 ATS on the season.
OUR PREDICTION: The Fighting Hawks are a perfect 4-0 against the spread in their last four neutral site games, are a perfect 6-0 against the number in their last six games versus a team with a winning record, and are 20-8-2 against the spread in their last 30 games as an underdog. The Wildcats, meanwhile, are just 2-6 against the spread in their last eight neutral site games as a favorite and failed to cover in six of their last seven NCAA tournament games.
MARCH MADNESS PREDICTION: NORTH DAKOTA FIGHTING HAWKS +17