Colorado vs. Arizona Odds
Arizona is 6-2 on the season and 3-2 in the Pac-12 while Colorado is 2-7 overall and 0-6 in conference play. The Wildcats are 3-1 at home and 3-5 against the spread. The Buffaloes are 1-2 on the road and 4-5 against the spread. Arizona has won three of its last four against Colorado.
Trends show that Arizona is 4-1 against the spread in its last 5 games following a loss. Colorado is 10-21 against the spread in its last 31 games against a winning team and 17-38 ATS in its last 55 road games.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Arizona is the clear favorite at home, as the Wildcats are getting odds of -16.5 points against Colorado. The over/under total for the game has been set at 69 points (View Matchup). The opening odds had Arizona favored by 14 points. The spread hit a low of 13.5 and a peak of 17 before settling in at 16.5 points. The over/under total opened at 69.5 points but then quickly dropped to 69.
Arizona is coming off a 17-7 loss at UCLA last week. The Wildcats have now lost two of their last three after a 5-0 start. Arizona is averaging 36.4 points and 506.1 yards per game on offense, while the defense is allowing 26.9 points per contest. Anu Solomon has thrown for 2,605 yards and 21 touchdowns to lead the offense while Cayleb Jones has 50 receptions for 716 yards and eight scores. Nick Wilson has added 610 yards and seven scores on the ground.
Colorado is coming off a 38-23 loss to Washington. The Buffaloes have now dropped five straight. Colorado isn’t too bad on offense, averaging 30.9 points and 473.1 yards per game, but the defense ranks 118th in the nation in scoring defense, allowing 38.7 points per contest. Sefo Liufau has thrown for 2,590 yards and 25 touchdowns to lead the offense while Nelson Spruce has caught 90 passes for 1,002 yards and 11 touchdowns.
In terms of Injuries, Arizona safety Tra’Mayne Bondurant (knee) and cornerback Jarvais McCall (shoulder) are both questionable. Colorado tight end Dylan Keeney (knee) and defensive back Terrel Smith (concussion) are also questionable.
The Public Bets for this game are currently behind Arizona, as the Wildcats are getting 72% of the wagers with odds of -16.5 points against Colorado on Saturday night.