Utah Utes running back Zack Moss (2) celebrates his touchdown with Utah Utes quarterback Jason Shelley (15) in Seattle on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019. Utah won 33-28.

Utah Utes running back Zack Moss (2) celebrates his touchdown with Utah Utes quarterback Jason Shelley (15) in Seattle on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019. Utah won 33-28. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News

No. 7 Utah (9-1, 6-1) at Arizona (4-6, 2-5)

Kickoff: Saturday, 8 p.m. MT

Venue: Arizona Stadium (50,782)

Surface: FieldTurf

Tickets: ArizonaWildcats.com

TV/livestream: FS1

Radio: ESPN 700 AM

Series: Utah leads, 23-19-2

Weather: Partly cloudy with temperatures in the mid-50s
THE STAKES

For Utah: The Utes need a victory to keep lofty postseason hopes alive, including the Pac-12 and CFP.

For Arizona: The Wildcats need to win their final two games (Utah, Arizona State) to become bowl eligible.

THE TRENDS

For Utah: The Utes have won six straight games overall, including road victories at Oregon State and Washington.

For Arizona: The Wildcats have fallen and they can’t get up, or so it seems. They haven’t won since Oct. 5.

THE CRYSTAL BALL

Utah: The Utes likely just need to take care of business to win their road finale.

Arizona: The Wildcats have likely packed it in this season. Time for hoops.

PLAYER TO WATCH
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Utah Utes defensive end Bradlee Anae (6) celebrates with the rest of the defensive line after stopping Arizona State on third down during the first half of an NCAA football game at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019.

Bradlee Anae, Utah defensive end: The senior is closing in on becoming the next mayor of Sack Lake City. Needs three more to break the school record.

KEY MATCHUP

Utah’s offense vs. Arizona’s defense: Could be a Davey vs. Goliath matchup. The Wildcats give up an average of 480.2 yards and 37 points per game.

QUOTABLE

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