The Idaho State Bengals and Northern Arizona Lumberjacks meet Monday in college basketball action at the J. Lawrence Walkup Skydome. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.
The Idaho State Bengals Betting Preview
The Idaho State Bengals are averaging 69.9 points on 44 percent shooting and allowing 71.2 points on 44.4 percent shooting. Brock Mackenzie is averaging 12.9 points and 1.5 assists, while Miguel Tomley is averaging 12 points and 3.8 rebounds. Brayden Parker is the third double-digit scorer and Jared Rodriguez is grabbing 4.4 rebounds. The Idaho State Bengals are shooting 34 percent from beyond the arc and 73.5 percent from the free throw line. The Idaho State Bengals are allowing 30.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 28.5 rebounds per game.
The Northern Arizona Lumberjacks Betting Preview
The Northern Arizona Lumberjacks are averaging 71.5 points on 42.2 percent shooting and allowing 74.6 points on 46.1 percent shooting. Jalen Cone is averaging 17.2 points and 2.7 assists, while Xavier Fuller is averaging 12.8 points and 3.8 rebounds. Carson Town is dishing 3.2 assists and Nik Mains is grabbing 5 rebounds. The Northern Arizona Lumberjacks are shooting 35.1 percent from beyond the arc and 73.6 percent from the free throw line. The Northern Arizona Lumberjacks are allowing 35 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31 rebounds per game.
Idaho State vs Northern Arizona Trends
The Lumberjacks are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS win and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The over is 27-11 in Bengals last 38 overall. The over is 6-1 in Lumberjacks last 7 home games. The road team is 11-2 ATS in the last 13 meetings. The underdog is 20-6 ATS in the last 26 meetings.
Randy’s Free Pick
The Idaho State Bengals are arguably the better team here, but that's not saying much, and they do lose on the road by an average of 7.4 points. The Northern Arizona Lumberjacks wins at home by an average of 6.9 points, and if they're going to win a game to kind of stop the bleeding, this would be it. Small chalk. Give me the Lumberjacks.