Southern Utah vs. Northern Arizona - 1/13/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Northern Arizona Lumberjacks (3-14) at Southern Utah Thunderbirds (6-9)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 13, 2018 at 4:00 pm (Centrum Arena-UT)
The Line: Southern Utah Thunderbirds -7 -- Over/Under: 164 See the Latest Odds
The Northern Arizona Lumberjacks butt heads with the Southern Utah Thunderbirds in Big Sky college basketball.
The Northern Arizona Lumberjacks have absorbed their fair share of beat downs thus far but the team has shown to be competitive here and there. Northern Arizona comes in off of a 65-60 defeat at the Idaho State Bengals as an 8.5 point underdog where a 20 point first half did them with a slight 41.8%-39.3% difference in shooting favoring the Bengals being decisive.
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Gino Littles kept the Lumberjacks afloat as he led all scorers with 22 points, three yanks and three assists on 7-14 from the floor with Jolo Anderson adding four pulls and three helpers on just 2-9 shooting and 6-6 at the stripe. The duo of Brooks DeBisschop and Corey Brown netted eight points each with Brown hauling in nine rebounds with Torry Brown chipping in with seven points.
The Southern Utah Thunderbirds have to get stops in conference action and the result has been four consecutive defeats. Southern Utah fell at the Weber State Wildcats 92-76 as a ten point underdog. The Thunderbirds never found their shot at 37.1% while Weber State burned the nets at 56.4% to pull away.
Brandon Better was the top Southern Utah offensive threat with 25 points and five yanks on 5-13 and 13-15 at the line with Jamal Aytes tossed in 18 points on 7-8 accuracy. The Thunderbirds received 13 points and seven rebounds on 5-14 from the field while Jadon Cohee tossed in eleven points.
Under is 10-1 in Northern Arizona last 11 Saturday games and under is 9-3 in Northern Arizona last 12 vs. Big Sky and Northern Arizona are 2-5-1 ATS in their last 8 games overall. Over is 9-1 in Southern Utah last 10 vs. Big Sky and over is 14-5 in Southern Utah last 19 overall and Southern Utah are 8-20-2 ATS in their last 30 home games.
Both teams have similar numbers versus like competition which has me looking at the points…