Northern Arizona Lumberjacks (5-13) vs. Sacramento State Hornets (10-7)
January 14, 2023 5:00 pm EDT
The Line: Sacramento State Hornets -8.5 / Northern Arizona Lumberjacks +8.5; Over/Under: +139.5
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The Northern Arizona Lumberjacks and Sacramento State Hornets meet Saturday in college basketball action at The Nest. The Northern Arizona Lumberjacks look for their seventh win. The Sacramento State Hornets look for their 11th win.
The Northern Arizona Lumberjacks are averaging 71.4 points on 41.7 percent shooting and allowing 75.3 points on 46.1 percent shooting. Jalen Cone is averaging 17.4 points and 2.6 assists, while Xavier Fuller is averaging 10.8 points and 3.7 rebounds. Carson Town is dishing 3.4 assists and Nik Mains is grabbing 5.3 rebounds. The Northern Arizona Lumberjacks are shooting 34.4 percent from beyond the arc and 72 percent from the free throw line. The Northern Arizona Lumberjacks are allowing 35.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.6 rebounds per game.
The Sacramento State Hornets are averaging 61.5 points on 41.4 percent shooting and allowing 60.8 points on 42.9 percent shooting. Cameron Wilbon is averaging 12.5 points and 5 rebounds, while Callum McRae is averaging 10.5 points and 9.5 rebounds. Zach Chappell is the third double-digit scorer and Akol Mawein is dishing 0.8 assists. The Sacramento State Hornets are shooting 31.3 percent from beyond the arc and 59.7 percent from the free throw line. The Sacramento State Hornets are allowing 27.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.8 rebounds per game.
The Lumberjacks are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Saturday games. The Hornets are 6-1-1 ATS in their last 8 home games and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The over is 5-2 in Lumberjacks last 7 Saturday games. The favorite is 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
The Northern Arizona Lumberjacks are a bad team that’s getting worse, and they lose on the road by an average of 11.2 points. The Sacramento State Hornets are playing some of their most consistent ball, and they win at home by an average of 9.8 points. This should be a comfortable home win for Sacramento State.