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Montana State vs Sacramento State 3/10/22 College Basketball Picks, Predictions, Odds

Sacramento State Hornets (11-17) vs. Montana State Bobcats (24-7)
March 10, 2022 2:00 pm EDT
The Line: Montana State Bobcats -10 / Sacramento State Hornets +10; Over/Under: -134.5
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The Sacramento State Hornets and Montana State Bobcats meet Thursday in the college basketball Big Sky Quarterfinal at the Idaho Central Arena. The Sacramento State Hornets look for a win after winning five of their last six games. The Montana State Bobcats look for a win after winning 10 of their last 12 games.

The Sacramento State Hornets are averaging 65.9 points on 43.3 percent shooting and allowing 70.3 points on 45.3 percent shooting. Bryce Fowler is averaging 18.7 points and 5.1 rebounds, while Zach Chappell is averaging 11.4 points and 3.3 rebounds. William FitzPatrick is the third double-digit scorer and Cameron Wilbon is dishing 1.1 assists. The Sacramento State Hornets are shooting 36.7 percent from beyond the arc and 67.3 percent from the free throw line. The Sacramento State Hornets are allowing 34.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 28.9 rebounds per game.

The Montana State Bobcats are averaging 76.7 points on 47.1 percent shooting and allowing 68.9 points on 42.6 percent shooting. Xavier Bishop is averaging 13.7 points and 4.3 assists, while Jubrile Belo is averaging 13.5 points and 7 rebounds. Amin Adamu is the third double-digit scorer and Abdul Mohamed is dishing 1.7 assists. The Montana State Bobcats are shooting 36.5 percent from beyond the arc and 75 percent from the free throw line. The Montana State Bobcats are allowing 32.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.7 rebounds per game.

The Hornets are 9-1-1 ATS in their last 11 neutral site games and 6-0-1 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Bobcats are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 neutral site games and 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The under is 8-1 in Hornets last 9 Thursday games. The over is 6-1-1 in Bobcats last 8 overall. The underdog is 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings.

These teams played twice, including a game a few days ago, and while Montana State won both meetings, Sacramento State was in both contests. Montana State is obviously the better team, but the Sacramento State Hornets are playing their best ball of the season and the confidence is building with this group. Sacramento State is winning its last five games by an average of 7.2 points while playing improved defense. Give me the points.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick:
Sacramento State Hornets +10

Randy Chambers

Randy has covered sports betting since 2014 and writes about everything from NFL to WNBA.
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