5 Bold Predictions For Arizona vs. Utah In Pac-12 Showdown

By Trevor Lowry

Everyone is chasing the Oregon Ducks in the Pac-12. Chasing Oregon or not, the Arizona Wildcats and Utah Utes are both locks for the Big Dance, and that is really all that matters. Those two squads will meet up for a good old-fashioned clash this weekend, and I will provide you with some bold predictions for the festivities.

Side Note: Remember, these predictions are bold for a reason — we’re taking a long shot here.

5 Bold Predictions For Arizona vs. Utah In Pac-12 Showdown
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5. First Team To 80 Captures The W

First Team To 80 Captures The W Credit: Getty Images
Arizona and Utah are both giving up less than 70 points per game. However, dare to be bold should be the motto. In the spirit of that thinking, 80 should get the job done in this Pac-12 showdown.

5. First Team To 80 Captures The W

Arizona and Utah are both giving up less than 70 points per game. However, dare to be bold should be the motto. In the spirit of that thinking, 80 should get the job done in this Pac-12 showdown.

4. Jakob Poeltl Explodes For A Huge Double-Double

Jakob Poeltl Explodes For A Huge Double-Double Credit: Getty Images
Jakob Poeltl is averaging 17.7 points and 8.9 rebounds per game. Therefore, he is averaging right around a double-double. How about a 20 and 15 game, though? That would certainly get the bold prediction party rocking.

4. Jakob Poeltl Explodes For A Huge Double-Double

Jakob Poeltl is averaging 17.7 points and 8.9 rebounds per game. Therefore, he is averaging right around a double-double. How about a 20 and 15 game, though? That would certainly get the bold prediction party rocking.

3. Gabe York Does His Part — And Then Some

Gabe York Does His Part — And Then Some Credit: Getty Images
All you need to know about Gabe York for this contest: He is averaging 14.5 points per game and is shooting 41.9 percent from deep. With the help of a good amount of threes, York will score at least 17 points against the Utes.

3. Gabe York Does His Part — And Then Some

All you need to know about Gabe York for this contest: He is averaging 14.5 points per game and is shooting 41.9 percent from deep. With the help of a good amount of threes, York will score at least 17 points against the Utes.

2. Lead Changes Are The Name Of The Arizona vs. Utah Game

Lead Changes Are The Name Of The Arizona vs. Utah Game Credit: Getty Images
This is the only time these squads meet during the regular season, and it is going to be a good one. Lead change after lead change will ensue.

2. Lead Changes Are The Name Of The Arizona vs. Utah Game

This is the only time these squads meet during the regular season, and it is going to be a good one. Lead change after lead change will ensue.

1. Utah’s Seed Rises With A Victory Over Arizona

Utah’s Seed Rises With A Victory Over Arizona Credit: Getty Images
Arizona is not unbeatable this season and Utah gets this showdown at home. That can only mean one thing: The Utes will be victorious and their tourney seed will go up as a result.

1. Utah’s Seed Rises With A Victory Over Arizona

Arizona is not unbeatable this season and Utah gets this showdown at home. That can only mean one thing: The Utes will be victorious and their tourney seed will go up as a result.

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