Sacramento State vs. Northern Colorado - 3/3/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Northern Colorado Bears (20-10) at Sacramento State Hornets (6-24)
College Basketball: Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 10:05 pm (Colberg Court)
The Line: Sacramento State Hornets +8 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
At Hornet Gym on Saturday, the Northern Colorado Bears and the Sacramento State Hornets will be locking horns on the college basketball court.
Northern Colorado enters this game with a 20-10 record overall. The Bears have won their last four straight games, and took out Portland State on Thursday. In that game, Northern Colorado guard Andre Spight put up 37 points.
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On the season, Spight leads the Bears in scoring with 21.8 PPG and 3.7 APG. The only other Northern Colorado player averaging in double-figures this year is Jordan Davis with 15.9 PPG to his credit.
Over on the Sacramento State side, they’re currently 6-24 on the year. The Hornets have lost their last nine straight games, falling to North Dakota on Thursday. In that game, Sacramento State forward Joshua Patton put up 24 points.
Leading the way in scoring this year for Sacramento State is Justin Strings with 17.9 PPG and 7.1 RPG. Also in double-figures for the Hornets this season is Patton with 11.0 PPG and 5.3 RPG.
Northern Colorado is 4-0 ATS in their last four games overall and 4-0 ATS in their last four versus the Big Sky. The Bears are also 4-1 ATS in the last five Saturday games and 9-4-1 ATS in the last 14 road games.
Meanwhile, the Hornets are 1-4 ATS in the last five games following a straight-up loss and 1-4 ATS in their last five games overall. Sacramento State is also 1-4 ATS in their last five versus the Big Sky and 0-5 ATS in the last five home games.
Northern Colorado has won six of their last seven games, with at least 79 points scored in each of their last four. Sacramento State has managed at least 74 in each of their last pair, but they’re still giving up a lot of points. I’m going to go with the Hornets to stick around and cover here.