Arizona Wildcats 5.5-point underdogs in season opener against SDSU

Sep 3, 2022, 10:30 AM
Head coach Jedd Fisch of the Arizona Wildcats reacts on the sideline during a game against the Oreg...
Head coach Jedd Fisch of the Arizona Wildcats reacts on the sideline during a game against the Oregon Ducks at Autzen Stadium on September 25, 2021 in Eugene, Oregon. (Photo by Tom Hauck/Getty Images)
(Photo by Tom Hauck/Getty Images)

The Arizona Wildcats travel to San Diego to take on the Aztecs in their first game of the season on Saturday in year No. 2 of the Jedd Fisch era.

Arizona takes its transfer-heavy roster with a new quarterback, new No. 1 wideout and a head coach ready to put a 1-11 record last season behind him into San Diego State’s new football stadium.

Snapdragon Stadium has a 35,000 capacity but can fit 55,000 people if needed and may be a viewing party for those in the Pac-12 that are thinking of potential expansion for the conference.

The Wildcats will bring the Pac-12’s No. 2 recruiting class for 2022 into one of the most anticipated seasons Arizona fans have had in many years.

Here is all the info fans need for the first regular season football game.

How to tune in

Kickoff: 12:30 p.m. MST

TV: Channel 5, CBS

Betting odds

As of Saturday morning, FanDuel Sportsbook has the Wildcats as 5.5-point underdogs. Arizona is +198 on the money line to win straight up.

The over/under for the game is also set at 46.5 points.

DraftKings Sportsbook has Arizona as 6.5-point underdogs but has the Wildcats at +180 to win outright. They also have the over-under set at 46.5 points.

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