Northern Arizona Lumberjacks vs. Montana Grizzlies - 12/31/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Montana Grizzlies (5-6) at Northern Arizona Lumberjacks (2-9)
College Basketball: Thursday, December 31, 2015 at 2:00 pm (Walkup Skydome)
The Line: Northern Arizona Lumberjacks +4.5 -- Over/Under: 138.5 See the Latest Odds
The Northern Arizona Lumberjacks will host the Montana Grizzlies.
The Northern Arizona Lumberjacks come into this game with a 2-9 record and are currently in 12th in the Big Sky. The Lumberjacks are on a 6 game losing streak with their most recent game being a 90-55 loss to Tulsa. The leading scorer for the Lumberjacks has been Kris Yanku who is averaging 13.4 points per game and 4.8 rebounds. Ako Kaluna is second on the team with 11.7 points per game and 7.3 rebounds. Northern Arizona will try to pick up a must needed win against Montana.
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The Montana Grizzlies come into this game with a 5-6 record and are currently 5th in the Big Sky Conference. The Grizzlies last game was a 75-43 win over Montana-Western 75-43. Martin Breunig has been the leading scorer for the Grizzlies with 17.5 points per game and 8.5 rebounds. Walter Wright is second on the team with 9.6 points per game and 3.1 rebounds. Montana will try to get a win on the road against the Lumberjacks.
Montana is 5-1-1 against the spread in their last 7 games after allowing less than 50 points in their previous game. The Grizzlies are 0-3-2 against the spread in their last 5 Thursday games. Northern Arizona is 4-0-1 against the spread in their last 5 Thursday. The Lumberjacks are 0-6 against the spread in their last 6 games overall.
Northern Arizona has struggles this year and will now have a conference game against Montana who has been playing better than them. Montana s coming off of a win and should be ready for the Lumberjacks. I think Montana wins this one and covers the spread on the road.