Montana State Bobcats vs. North Dakota Fighting Hawks - 3/5/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
North Dakota Fighting Hawks (15-13) at Montana State Bobcats (13-16)
College Basketball: Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 4:05 pm (Worthington Arena)
The Line: Montana State Bobcats -1 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Montana State Bobcats will host the North Dakota this Saturday.
The Montana State Bobcats come into this game with a 13-16 record and are currently 7th in the Big Sky Conference. The Bobcats have been struggling losing 3 out of their last 4 games with their most recent game being a 81-63 win over Northern Colorado. Through 29 games this season the leading scorer for the Bobcats has been Tyler Hall who is averaging 19.1 points per game and 5.2 rebounds. Marcus Colbert is second on the team with 16.5 points per game and 5.2 assists.
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The North Dakota Fighting Hawks come into this game with a 15-13 record and are currently 5th in the Big Sky Conference. Through 28 games this season the leading scorer for the Fighting Hawks has been Quinton Hooker who is averaging 19.3 points per game and 4.8 rebounds. Geno Crandall is second on the team with 10.0 points per game and 4.0 rebounds.
North Dakota is 5-1 against the spread in their last 6 games following a loss. The Fighting Hawks are 7-3 against the spread in their last 10 road games. Montana State is 5-2 against the spread in their last 7 games overall. The Bobcats are 5-2 against the spread in their last 7 games vs. Big Sky opponents.
The Montana State Bobcats have lost 3 out of their last 4 games. North Dakota State has had a better season and will try to finish in the top half of the conference. I think Montana State gets the win here at home though.