Wildcats Basketball Emerges as Top Contender for Arizona Betting Apps Title Following Impressive Start

Wildcats Basketball Among Arizona Betting Apps Title Favorites After Hot Start

The 2021-22 college basketball season has seen the Arizona Wildcats off to a strong start under the leadership of first-year coach Tommy Lloyd.

Lloyd and his team are on an impressive winning streak, boasting a perfect 8-0 record with the majority of their wins coming by a significant margin. Their next challenge will be against Illinois on the road this Saturday at 3 p.m., airing on FOX.

The Wildcats, who are currently ranked 11th, are thriving in their first season since the introduction of Arizona betting apps, giving fans even more reason to participate.

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Wildcats are considered among the favorites to win the Pac-12 title.

Five top Arizona sportsbooks have agreed that the Wildcats are currently the second-ranked team in the Pac-12 conference.

FanDuel Sportsbook Arizona provides the second-best odds in the state at +165, only trailing behind UCLA at +125.

The Wildcats are being offered +300 odds to win the Pac-12 regular season title by Caesars Sportsbook Arizona, DraftKings Sportsbook Arizona, TwinSpires Sportsbook Arizona, and Unibet Arizona.

Caesars Sportsbook Arizona and DraftKings Arizona have identified the Bruins as the leading team in the conference, giving them odds of +105. TwinSpires Arizona and Unibet Arizona also consider the Bruins as favorites, with odds of -143.

In 2018, the Wildcats secured the Pac-12 regular season conference championship by winning 14 out of 18 conference games.


Arizona’s position in the national title race

The Wildcats are currently listed with odds between +2000 and +3000 to win the 2022 NCAA Championship in college basketball betting, marking twenty-five years since the team last won a title.

FanDuel Sportsbook Arizona provides the team with the highest probability of success, as Arizona is currently ranked 11th with odds of +2000 to win the championship in 2022.

BetMGM Arizona has the Wildcats tied for 11th place with odds of +2500 to win the title.

The Wildcats are listed at +2200 in championship futures on DraftKings Sportsbook Arizona, placing them in a tie for 11th place.

At other sites, oddsmakers at Caesars Sportsbook Arizona, TwinSpires Sportsbook Arizona, and Unibet Arizona have placed the Wildcats’ odds at +3000 to win their second national championship.


The odds for Bennedict Mathurin to win Player of the Year

Bennedict Mathurin, a sophomore guard from Arizona, is tied for 21st place with +6600 odds to win the 2022 National Player of the Year award. Paolo Banchero from Duke is the current frontrunner with +450 odds, followed closely by Drew Timme from Gonzaga with +500 odds.

Mathurin has excelled in his second year, averaging 17.0 points per game and leading the Wildcats in this category. He also contributes 6.6 rebounds per game and has a impressive shooting percentage of 48%.

In addition, three more Wildcats are averaging double figures in points per game: forward Azuolas Tubelis with 15.8 PPG, Christian Koloko with 14.4 PPG, and Kerr Kriisa with 11.0 PPG.


Arizona’s women are also considered favorites for the championship.

The Arizona women’s basketball team, who were the national runner-up last year, have similar chances of winning a national title as the men’s team.

After their impressive start with eight consecutive wins, FanDuel Sportsbook Arizona has the Wildcats tied for seventh in the national title race with odds of +3000.

At Caesars Sportsbook Arizona, the Wildcats are even more favored with odds of +2200, making them the eighth-ranked team in the country under Adia Barnes’ leadership.

The Arizona women’s basketball team has achieved notable wins against sixth-ranked Louisville (61-59) and Rutgers (80-44). In their most recent game on Thursday, the Wildcats triumphed over North Dakota State 59-47. Up next, they will face off against New Mexico at home on Sunday at 1 p.m. Their last non-conference game will be against No. 11 Texas at home on December 19.

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Peterson Christopher

Peterson Christopher has transitioned to the role of lead writer at yengols.com after dedicating over seven years to covering sports and sports betting in Arizona for publications including ArizonaSports.com, the Tucson Weekly, and the Green Valley News.

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