Montana State vs. Northern Colorado - 3/3/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Northern Colorado Bears (9-19) at Montana State Bobcats (12-16)
College Basketball: Thursday, March 3, 2016 at 9:05 pm (Worthington Arena)
The Line: Montana State Bobcats -8.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Northern Colorado Bears and Montana State Bobcats meet Thursday night at the Brick Breeden Fieldhouse.
The Northern Colorado Bears need a win after losing six of their last seven games. The Northern Colorado Bears are averaging 73.4 points on 45.1 percent shooting and allowing 81.8 points on 48.8 percent shooting. Anthony Johnson is averaging 15.5 points and 4.4 rebounds while Jordan Wilson is averaging 13.1 points and 2.9 assists. Jordan Davis is dishing 2.1 assists and Jeremy Verhagen is grabbing 3.9 rebounds. The Northern Colorado Bears are shooting 37.4 percent from beyond the arc and 72.2 percent from the free throw line. The Bears are allowing 39.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35 rebounds per game. The Northern Colorado Bears have lost six of their last eight road games.
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The Montana State Bobcats look for consistency after splitting their last 10 games. The Montana State Bobcats are averaging 75.3 points on 42.8 percent shooting and allowing 77.9 points on 47.7 percent shooting. Tyler Hall is averaging 19 points and 5.2 rebounds while Marcus Colbert is averaging 16.3 points and 5.3 assists. Sarp Gobeloglu is grabbing 3.4 rebounds and Zach Green is dishing 1.4 assists. The Montana State Bobcats are shooting 37.6 percent from beyond the arc and 67.9 percent from the free throw line. The Bobcats are allowing 35.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37 rebounds per game. The Montana State Bobcats have won five of their last seven home games.
The ears are 5-13-1 ATS in their last 19 road games and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Bobcats are 9-3 ATS in their last 12 games following a ATS loss. The road team is 6-2 ATS in the last 8 meetings.
The Montana State Bobcats aren't playing great ball right now, but they're playing far better than Northern Colorado. The Bears also struggle more on the road. With the Bobcats at home, give me the home team by double digits.