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Arizona vs Princeton Prediction, Game Preview, Live Stream, Odds and Picks

Wildcats have History of March Madness Struggles

No. 15 Princeton Looks to Stun No. 2 Seed

The Arizona Wildcats ended the regular season with three straight victories, including a win over a No. 2-ranked UCLA Bruins squad. If you were watching the college basketball news and Selection Sunday, you saw that earned them a No. 2 seed.

They now come into an important battle against the Princeton Tigers, who are led by one of the better players in the country. The Tigers have won four straight games and a fifth here would be legendary. Do they have what it takes? Find our march madness predictions to help you make informed bets on this exciting event.

Arizona vs Princeton Prediction, Game Preview, Live Stream, Odds and Picks
Arizona vs Princeton Prediction, Game Preview, Live Stream, Odds and Picks

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Arizona Loaded With Talent

The Arizona Wildcats are a talented team that’s delivered all season long. They hope that doesn’t change in the games that matter the most.

Arizona has been led by Azuolas Tubelis. The forward plays for exactly 30 minutes per game and averages 19.8 points, 9.3 rebounds, and 2.0 assists.

Oumar Ballo can be a strong contributor as well. Ballo is putting up 14.2 points, 8.5 rebounds, and 1.3 blocks from the center position.

This team loves to push the pace, averaging 83 points (fourth in the country). Princeton is likely going to try and slow this down, but Arizona has too many weapons and enough experience to keep that from happening.

The Wildcats won the Pac-12 Tournament and have a lot of momentum right now, which is why a lot of sports betting handicappers like them go deep in the NCAA Tournament.

Princeton Led By Star Forward

The Tigers are led by a star forward of their own in Tosan Evbuomwan. He’s currently putting up 15.0 points, 6.2 rebounds, and 4.8 assists per game. He’s been a very important member of this offense, especially considering his above-average efficiency.

He’s shooting 52.7 percent from the floor and knocking down 31.0 percent of his 3-point attempts. The challenge is that Princeton might not have enough weapons behind him.

Those who bet online know that Arizona has enough top-level talent to throw at Evbuomwan to slow him down. The Wildcats also have good rim protection. Princeton needs some secondary scoring to emerge in this one or it’ll be tough for the Tigers to cover the college basketball odds.

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Arizona vs Princeton Head-to-Head

This will be their first meeting this season.

Arizona vs Princeton Game Information

  • Game: Arizona (28-6) vs Princeton (21-8)
  • Location: Golden 1 Center, Sacramento, CA
  • Day/Time: Thursday, March 16, 4:10 p.m. ET
  • Arizona vs Princeton Live Stream: TBS.com

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Arizona vs Princeton Betting Lines

Arizona vs Princeton Picks and Prediction

Arizona is looking like a good bet in the sportsbook to win this game but will they cover? The college basketball odds show Arizona is a 14½-point favorite.

It feels like a big number as Princeton team shouldn’t get blown out. The last time the Tigers were in the tournament, they pulled an upset of a No. 5 seed. They won’t get the win here, but keep in mind they’re 5-1 against the spread on neutral sites this season. They should at least cover.

Arizona is listed at -1225 in our Vegas lines. So, if you wager $100 on the Wildcats, there’s a chance to win $8. Princeton is +775 with a chance to win $775 on a $100 wager.

The implied probability attached to the betting lines gives the Tigers an 11.43% chance to win, with the Wildcats at 92.45%.

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