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Northern Colorado at Arizona 12/15/21 - College Basketball Picks & Predictions

Arizona Wildcats vs Northern Colorado Bears Odds & Info

Game Arizona Wildcats vs Northern Colorado Bears
Date & Time Wednesday December 15, 2021, 9:00 PM (EST)
Location
McKale Center Tucson, AZ
Latest odds
ARIZ -24 ; O/U 154
TV Channel
PAC12

The Northern Colorado Bears visit McKale Center in Tucson, Arizona on Wednesday to play the No. 8 ranked Arizona Wildcats. Northern Colorado improved to 6-5 following its 75-69 victory over South Dakota last Tuesday. Daylen Kountz was the leading scorer for Northern Colorado with 24 points.  The Bears have won each of their last three after suffering through a four-game losing skid.

Daylen Kountz is the leading scorer for Northern Colorado with an average of 18.9 points per game, while Matt Johnson II is the second leading scorer and leader in assists with averages of 12.4 points and 3.5 assists per game. Kur Jongkuch is the leading rebounder with an average of 9.9 rebounds per game. Northern Colorado is scoring an average of 74.6 points per game.

Arizona is off to an excellent start as the Wildcats are 9-0 after defeating Illinois 83-79. The leading scorer for Arizona was Bennedict Mathurin with 30 points. Arizona trailed by four points at halftime but outscored Illinois 45-37 after the break. Arizona shot 45.7% overall and held Illinois to 39.7% shooting. Arizona committed two fewer turnovers than Illinois.

Bennedict Mathurin is the leading scorer for Arizona with an average of 18.4 points per game, while Christian Koloko is the leading rebounder with an average of 6.9 rebounds per game and Kerr Kriisa is the leader in assists with an average of 5.2 per game. Arizona has four players averaging double-figures in scoring and as a team the Wildcats are scoring an average of 90.7 points per game.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Northern Colorado is 2-4 ATS in its last 6
  • The OVER has cashed in each of the Bears last 5
  • Arizona is 8-1 ATS in its last 9
  • The  OVER has cashed in 7 of the Wildcats last 8

Free NCAAB Pick:

Over 154

Arizona will easily defeat Northern Colorado on Wednesday, but the play here is OVER. The OVER has cashed in each of Northern Colorado’s last five and in seven of Arizona's last eight. Arizona is scoring an average of 90.7 points per game and are shooting 49.2% overall which is 19th in the nation. Northern Colorado is scoring an average of 74.6 points per game and allows an average of 72.9 points per game. Final Score Prediction, Arizona Wildcats win but our best play is OVER 90-70. 

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