Northern Colorado Bears vs. Denver Pioneers - 12/16/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Denver Pioneers (7-3) at Northern Colorado Bears (3-6)
College Basketball: Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at 9:00 pm (Butler-Hancock Hall)
The Line: Northern Colorado Bears +6 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Northern Colorado Bears will host the Denver Pioneers this Wednesday.
Northern Colorado comes into this game with a 3-6 record and sit 11th in the Big Sky Conference. The Bears enter this game on a 2 game win streak with their most recent win coming against Colorado State 73-64. Through 9 games this the Bears have been led by Anthony Johnson who is scoring 14.9 points per game and 4.8 rebounds. Jordan Wilson is right behind Johnson with 14.9 points per game and 3.1 rebounds and 3.4 assists. Northern Colorado will try to extend their win streak to 3 games.
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The Denver Pioneers come into this game with a 7-3 record and are currently sitting 4th in the Summit League. Denver enters this game on a two game win streak with their most recent game being a 69-68 win over Weber. Through 10 games this season the leading scorer of the Pioneers has been Nate Engesser who is averaging 15.9 points per game and 3.0 rebounds. Second on the team is Joe Rosga who is scoring 9.5 points per game and 3.5 rebounds and 2.2 assists. Denver will try to make it three in a row with a win against Northern Colorado.
Denver is 6-1 against the spread in their last 7 road games. The Pioneers are 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 games vs. Big Sky opponents. Northern Colorado is 0-7 against the spread in their last 7 Wednesday games. The Bears are 1-5-1 against the spread in their last 7 games following a win.
The Denver Pioneers are on a 2 game win streak and Northern Colorado is too. I think Denver is the better team here and will win this game on the road. I think Denver will cover here on the road.