Arizona Wildcats vs. Northern Colorado Bears - 11/21/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Northern Colorado Bears (1-2) at Arizona Wildcats (3-0)
College Basketball: Monday, November 21, 2016 at 9:00 pm (McKale Center)
The Line: Arizona Wildcats -32 -- Over/Under: 152 See the Latest Odds
TV: PAC-12 Network
The Northern Colorado Bears will travel to play the Arizona Wildcats in a non-conference college basketball game on Monday.
The Arizona Wildcats are 3-0 this season after beating Sacred Heart by a score of 95-65 in their last game. Arizona led by 24 points at halftime and was able to cruise to the blowout win in the second half. Lauri Markkanen led Arizona with 22 points, 6 rebounds, and 3 assists in this game. Arizona is averaging 79.3 points per game, while giving up 64.7 points per game. Arizona is also averaging 37 rebounds per game and 11 assists per game, while committing 11 turnovers per game. Lauri Markkanen is averaging 20.3 points, 6.7 rebounds, and 1.3 assists per game, while Kobi Simmons is averaging 15 points, 2.3 rebounds, and 2 steals per game for Arizona. Arizona is shooting 45.6% on field goals, 78.4% on free throws, and 31.9% on three-pointers.
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The Northern Colorado Bears are 1-2 this season after losing to Santa Clara by a score of 88-72 in their last game. Northern Colorado gave up 50 points in the second half to lose this game. Jordan Davis led Northern Colorado with 24 points, 10 assists, and 7 rebounds in this game. Northern Colorado is averaging 72.7 points per game, while giving up 83.3 points per game. Northern Colorado is also averaging 36 rebounds per game and 12 assists per game, while committing 15 turnovers per game. Jordan Davis is averaging 23.7 points, 6 assists, and 4.7 rebounds per game, while Chaz Glotta is averaging 14 points and 3 rebounds per game for Northern Colorado. Northern Colorado is shooting 43.6% on field goals, 62.8% on free throws, and 35.7% on three-pointers.
Northern Colorado is 1-8-1 ATS in their last 10 Monday games and 8-20-1 ATS in their last 29 road games. The over is 4-1 in Northern Colorado’s last 5 non-conference games. Arizona is 6-0 ATS in their last 6 Monday games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games following an ATS win. The over is 12-3 in Arizona’s last 15 home games.
Arizona comes into this game as a huge favorite and will look to start the season 4-0. Northern Colorado has played poor defense so far, which should set up Arizona for a high scoring night. I like Arizona to continue their strong play.