Looking to win big? The Wildcats and Cardinal face off at 4:00 ET on PACN. The Cardinal are hosting the game at Maples Pavilion in Stanford, CA. The Wildcats are the favorites in this Pac-12 conference matchup the against the Cardinal. The over/under for the game is set at 161 points.


The Pick: Stanford Cardinal +12.5

This game will be played at Maples Pavilion at 4:00 ET on Sunday, December 31st.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-68 in favor of the Cardinal.
  • Not only will Stanford pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +12.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 161 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.

Is It the Wildcats Game to Lose on the Road?

After playing 12 games, Arizona has a 10-2 overall record. In their previous five road games, which includes last year, Arizona has a 3-2 record. As Arizona prepares to face Stanford, they hold a 10-1 against the spread (ATS) record. The Wildcats have been particularly strong at home, going 7-0 vs. the spread, while they are 3-1 on the road ATS.

Up to this point, games involving Arizona have had an average of 161.9 points per game, with the average over/under line set at 158.4 points. Their over/under record is 5-6-0. Over the course of the last five games, the Wildcats' games have averaged 175 points per game, along with an over/under record of 4-1.

Arizona's offense had a good outing, putting up 100 points against California. They achieved a 59.3% field goal percentage and went 24/36 from the free-throw line. Caleb Love led the scoring for the Wildcats, contributing 22 points. Additionally, Motiejus Krivas chipped in with 18 points.

Coming into today's game, the Arizona defense is giving up an average of 71.2 points per contest. Against California in their most recent game, the Arizona defense gave up a total of 81 points while allowing California to hit 41% of their shots.

Can the Cardinal Grab a Win at Home?

Stanford is coming into their 12th game of the season with a record of 5-6. They have played two games on the road and have gone 0-2. At home, they have gone 5-3. Stanford enters today's game with a 5-5 ATS record. In their last ten games this season, Stanford has gone 2-3 vs. the spread.

After 11 games, Stanford has an over/under record of 7-3-0, with their games averaging a combined 151.8 points per game so far. When looking at the Cardinal's last three games, their over/under record is 2-1, with their games averaging 142 points per game.

In their most recent game, the Cardinal's offense tallied 73 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 77.9 points per game. The team's top scorer is Maxime Raynaud, who enters today's matchup with an average of 14.6, while Mike Jones also carries a PPG average of 12 into the game.

At this time, the Cardinal's defense is positioned 213rd in the country, permitting 74.7 points per game. The Stanford defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 76 points and allowed Arizona State to connect on 10 threes.