Northern Kentucky vs Youngstown State College Basketball Picks, Odds, Predictions 12/20/20

Northern Kentucky vs Youngstown State College Basketball Picks, Odds, Predictions 12/20/20 Photo by Brett Rojo-USA TODAY Sports

Youngstown State Penguins (3-1) at Northern Kentucky Norse (3-3)

College Basketball: Sunday, December 20, 2020 at 3:00 pm (BB&T Arena)

The Line: Northern Kentucky Norse -4 -- Over/Under: 142.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

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The Youngstown State Penguins and Northern Kentucky Norse meet Sunday in college basketball action at the BB&T Arena.

The Youngstown State Penguins look for a win to build on their 3-1 record. The Youngstown State Penguins are averaging 73.8 points on 40.3 percent shooting and allowing 65.5 points on 45.9 percent shooting. Naz Bohannon is averaging 22.5 points and eight rebounds while Darius Quisenberry is averaging 19 points and three assists. Shemar Rathan-Mayes is the third double-digit scorer and Michael Akuchie is grabbing 7.7 rebounds. The Youngstown State Penguins are shooting 25.8 percent from beyond the arc and 68.4 percent from the free throw line. The Youngstown State Penguins are allowing 36 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.8 rebounds per game.

The Northern Kentucky Norse look for a win to get a game above a .500 record. The Northern Kentucky Norse are averaging 72 points on 43 percent shooting and allowing 73.2 points on 47.6 percent shooting. Trevon Faulkner is averaging 17.4 points and 4.8 rebounds while Marques Warrick is averaging 10.2 points and one assist. David Bohm is grabbing 1.8 rebounds and Adrian Nelson is grabbing 12.4 rebounds. The Northern Kentucky Norse are shooting 28.9 percent from beyond the arc and 60.3 percent from the free throw line. The Northern Kentucky Norse are allowing 31.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.2 rebounds per game.

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The Penguins are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 Sunday games and 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games overall. The Norse are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The over is 7-3 in Penguins last 10 road games. The over is 5-1 in Norse last 6 overall. The home team is 11-1 ATS in the last 12 meetings.

The Youngstown State Penguins are coming off their first loss of the season, but it was bound to happen with their shaky defense. The Northern Kentucky Norse beat the Penguins yesterday by a score of 79-64, shooting 55 percent from the field and making 11 threes. It's never easy to beat the same team twice in as many days, but Northern Kentucky has shown enough to get the job done again.

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Randy’s Pick Northern Kentucky Norse -4

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