Northern Colorado Bears vs. Idaho State Bengals - 2/6/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Idaho State Bengals (10-11) at Northern Colorado Bears (8-14)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Butler-Hancock Hall)
The Line: Northern Colorado Bears -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Idaho State Bengals will travel to play the Northern Colorado Bears in a Big Sky game on Saturday.
The Northern Colorado Bears are 8-14 (5-5) and are coming off of a loss to Weber State by a score of 64-54. Northern Colorado has won 4 of their last 5 games and is currently 7th in the Big Sky standings. Northern Colorado is averaging 75 points per game while giving up 80.2 points per game. Northern Colorado is also averaging 35.6 rebounds per game and 10.5 assists per game. Dallas Anglin is averaging 15.1 points per game and 3.1 rebounds per game for Northern Colorado. Jordan Wilson is averaging 14.5 points per game and 3.3 assists per game for the Bears. Northern Colorado is shooting 71.9% on free throws, 37.6% on three-pointers, and 45.3% on all field goal attempts.
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The Idaho State Bengals are 10-11 (5-4) and are coming off of a loss to North Dakota by a score of 76-60. Idaho State has won 4 of their last 5 games and is currently 6th in the Big Sky standings. Idaho State defeated Northern Colorado by a score of 83-78 in the first meeting between these teams. Idaho State is averaging 73.9 points per game while giving up 77 points per game. Idaho State is also averaging 34.6 rebounds per game and 12.5 assists per game. Ethan Telfair is averaging 18.3 points per game and 5.6 assists per game for Idaho State. Geno Luzcando is averaging 13.7 points per game and 4.1 rebounds per game for the Bengals. Idaho State is shooting 72.7% on free throws, 36.1% on three-pointers, and 42.8% on all field goal attempts.
Idaho State is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games. Idaho State is 5-2 ATS in their last 7 Saturday games. The under is 5-1 in Idaho State’s last 6 road games. Northern Colorado is 2-9 ATS in their last 11 Saturday games. Northern Colorado is 8-17 ATS in their last 25 home games. The under is 5-0 in Northern Colorado’s last 5 home games. The over is 6-0 in these two teams last 6 meetings.
This should be a good game between two teams fighting for the same spot in the Big Sky. Neither team plays very good defense, so this may be a high scoring game. Northern Colorado has the rebounding advantage and is the better shooting team in this matchup. I like Northern Colorado at home.