Sacramento State Hornets vs. Northern Arizona Lumberjacks - 3/5/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Northern Arizona Lumberjacks (5-23) at Sacramento State Hornets (12-16)
College Basketball: Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 10:05 pm (Colberg Court)
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The Northern Arizona Lumberjacks will travel to play the Sacramento State Hornets in a Big Sky game on Saturday.
The Sacramento State Hornets are 12-16 (5-12) and are coming off of a win against Southern Utah by a score of 69-63. Sacramento State has lost 2 of their last 3 games and is currently 10th in the Big Sky standings. Sacramento State is averaging 71.9 points per game while giving up 72.9 points per game. Sacramento State is also averaging 36 rebounds per game and 14.2 assists per game. Justin Strings is averaging 15.4 points per game and 6.9 rebounds per game for Sacramento State. Marcus Graves is averaging 12.6 points per game and 4.4 assists per game for the Hornets. Sacrament State is shooting 67% on free throws, 34% on three-pointers, and 44.5% on all field goal attempts.
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The Northern Arizona Lumberjacks are 5-23 (3-14) and are coming off of a loss to Portland State by a score of 89-81. Northern Arizona has lost 3 games in a row and is currently tied for last in the Big Sky standings. Northern Arizona is averaging 69.7 points per game while giving up 82.1 points per game. Northern Arizona is also averaging 33.3 rebounds per game and 12.5 assists per game. Kris Yanku is averaging 15.2 points per game and 4.7 assists per game for Northern Arizona. Ako Kaluna is averaging 12.6 points per game and 7.1 rebounds per game for the Lumberjacks. Northern Arizona is shooting 70.5% on free throws, 34.8% on three-pointers, and 40.3% on all field goal attempts.
Northern Arizona is 4-10 ATS in their last 14 road games. Northern Arizona is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games following an ATS win. The over is 4-0 in Northern Arizona’s last 4 road games. Sacramento State is 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 games. Sacramento State is 2-9-1 ATS in their last 12 Saturday games. The over is 9-3 in Sacramento State’s last 12 home games. The over is 5-0 in these two teams last 5 meetings.
Northern Arizona has not found much success this season, and will be on the road for this game. Sacramento State hasn’t been much better, but does have 12 wins on the season. Northern Arizona is allowing over 82 points per game, but is only scoring about 70 points per game. I like Sacramento State to take advantage of the poor defense.