Sacramento State Hornets vs. Southern Utah Thunderbirds Pick, Odds, Prediction 2/10/14
Southern Utah Thunderbirds (1-19) at Sacramento State Hornets (9-11)
College Basketball: Monday, February 10, 2014 at 10:05 pm (Colberg Court)
The Line: Sacramento State Hornets -12 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Sacramento State Hornets and the Southern Utah Thunderbirds face off on Monday at The Nest in Big Sky college basketball.
The Sacramento State Hornets have won their last three games and are in eighth place in the Big Sky standings. Sac State is 5-6 in the Big Sky and they are 7-2 at hoe this season. Mikh McKinney is averaging 15.8 points to lead the Hornets. Dylan Garrity is averaging 13.6 points, Cody Demps is averaging 7.3 points, and Zach Mills is averaging 7.3 points. Sacramento State is averaging 68 points and they are shooting 45 percent while defensively they are allowing 69.2 points and their opponents are shooting 45.7 percent. Sacramento State’s recent wins have come against teams at the top of the Big Sky standings.
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The Southern Utah Thunderbirds are simply one of the worst teams in the nation entering this game at 1-19 for the season. Southern Utah is 0-11 in the Big Sky and 0-13 on the road this season. Trey Kennedy leads the Thunderbirds averaging 10.4 points per game. A.J. Hess is averaging 9.2 points, Casey Oliverson is averaging 5.7 points and 5.1 rebounds, and Jaren Jeffery is averaging 5.3 points. Southern Utah is averaging 56.3 points and they are shooting 39.1 percent while defensively they are allowing 73.8 points and their opponents are shooting 47.5 percent. Southern Utah has a RPI of 346.
Sacramento State is 4-0 against the spread in their last four home games, 4-0 against the spread against a team with a winning percentage below .400, and 4-0 against the spread in their last four Big Sky games. Southern Utah is 7-0 against the spread following a loss, 5-0 against the spread in their last five road games, and 6-0 against the spread against a team with a losing record.
Southern Utah is a lousy team but they are a solid team against the number and I look for them to get it done here.
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