2023 NCAA Tournament Princeton vs. Arizona game line, odds: Proven college basketball expert releases pick for Thursday showdown
The 2023 NCAA Tournament showcases a jam-packed slate on Thursday, with the No. 2 seed Arizona Wildcats squaring off with the No. 15 seed Princeton Tigers in the South Region. Tipoff in Sacramento is set for 4:10 p.m. ET. Arizona is favored by 14.5 points in the latest Princeton vs. Arizona odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over/under is set at 154 (see up-to-date odds for every game this week on our college basketball odds page).
Before you make any Princeton vs. Arizona picks or any other college basketball predictions, you NEED to see which side SportsLine expert Matt Severance is on.
Severance is a well-connected writer and handicapper who has worked in the industry since 2005. He is one of SportsLine's top college basketball experts, entering the week on a sizzling 146-93-1 (+1712) roll on his picks. Anyone following him is WAY UP!
The expert knows Princeton is outstanding in closing possessions on the defensive glass. The Tigers rank in the top 10 nationally with a 77.2% defensive rebound rate, and Princeton allows only 10.9 assists per game. Opponents are shooting only 47.2% on 2-point attempts and 33.1% on 3-point attempts against Princeton this season. The expert also knows Arizona has a tremendous offense, with the Wildcats ranking in the top five nationally in scoring 82.7 points per game. The Wildcats are No. 2 in the country with 19.2 assists per game and in the top five with 49.6% shooting from the field. Arizona converts 56.6% of 2-point attempts and 38.2% of 3-point attempts, both of which are elite figures.
Now, Severance has locked in another confident against the spread pick for Princeton vs. Arizona. We can tell you he's leaning Under the total, but he knows a crucial X-factor makes one side of the spread a MUST-BACK! You ABSOLUTELY need to see what it is before locking in any picks of your own.
Who wins Princeton vs. Arizona on Thursday? And what critical X-factor makes one side of the spread a must-back? ... Join SportsLine right now to see which side of the Princeton vs. Arizona spread to jump on, all from the expert who's on an outstanding run on college basketball picks!
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