Santa Clara vs. Northern Arizona - 11/30/17 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Northern Arizona Lumberjacks (0-6) at Santa Clara Broncos (1-5)
College Basketball: Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 10:00 pm (Leavey Center)
The Line: Santa Clara Broncos -13.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
Thursday college basketball features the Santa Clara Broncos hosting the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks.
The Northern Arizona Lumberjacks have had struggles at both ends of the floor and it shows in their 0-6 record. Northern Arizona comes in off of a 77-71 defeat to the UC Irvine Anteaters as a 14.5 point underdog. The Lumberjacks were up six at the intermission but could not get stops in the second half. The better shooting team won with UC Irvine sinking half their looks while NAU was limited to 37.9%.
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The Northern Arizona offense was really a two man game with Chris Bowling pouring in a game high 26 points with four pulls and a pair of blocks on 10-14 from the floor which included four makes from down town. Jojo Anderson followed with 19 points on 5-10 from the field with a pair of long balls while Gino Littles chipped in with seven points and four assists.
The Santa Clara Broncos have endured a rough beginning to the season with a win to begin the year followed by five consecutive defeats capped off by a 73-59 loss to the Sam Houston State Bearkats on Saturday. Sam Houston State took a huge 19 lead with them at the break behind a 51.9%-38.9% shooting advantage being the difference.
The Broncos were a two man offense with KJ Feagin exploding for a contest high 24 points on 9-16 marksmanship including a 5-9 performance from beyond the arc. Josip Vrankic gave Santa Clara 16 points on 5-9 accuracy with a pair of threes while Shaquille Walters chipped in with nine points.
Northern Arizona are 2-11 ATS in their last 13 vs. West Coast and under is 9-3-1 in Northern Arizona last 13 overall and under is 6-2 in Northern Arizona last 8 Thursday games. Santa Clara are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 home games and Santa Clara are 0-5 ATS in the last 5 games overall.
I think for me the only thing that looks good is the points here because I wouldn’t want to lay them…