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Lumberjacks visit Santa Clara Broncos in CIT betting

Northern Arizona LumberjacksSanta Clara Broncos
March 15, 10:00 PM | Leavey Center

Northern Arizona Lumberjacks vs Santa Clara Broncos Odds

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The Northern Arizona Lumberjacks will look to pick up a win in the CIT Tournament while covering the spread when they take on the Broncos in Santa Clara at Leavey Center.

The Lumberjacks will try to spoil to the party on Tuesday; they are a terrific 14-5 ATS against the number this season, while the Broncos are just 11-15-2 ATS. The Lumberjacks are a small dog of 4 points on the CIT odds list at Bovada this morning.

View Northern Arizona vs Santa Clara Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Broncos at No. 188 and the Lumberjacks at No. 90 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 78-72 result in favor of the Lumberjacks.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Santa Clara's No. 70 nationally ranked offense (73.1 points per game) against a Lumberjacks defense that sits as the No. 88 at 64.8 PPG. The Broncos have been averaging 42.7% from the field, less than the Lumberjacks have managed so far this season (48.9% on average).

Defensively, Northern Arizona features the nation's No. 188-rated defense on the road, allowing 71 points per game. Santa Clara, meanwhile, comes in at No. 80 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Northern Arizona was a 73-70 loser against Northern Colorado. They covered the 4.5–point spread as underdogs.

Last time out for Santa Clara, they were a 73-64 loser as they battled St. Mary's on the road. They earned a push in the match as a 9-point underdog. Marc Trasolini scored 22 points in a futile effort to lead the Broncos to a win (they lost 73-64 to St. Mary's at Orleans Arena on Sunday).

Northern Arizona Lumberjacks Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
After playing Northern Colorado are 7-3
After a loss are 7-3

Santa Clara Broncos Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
After playing St. Mary's are 5-5
After a loss are 8-2


A few Lumberjacks at Broncos trends to consider:
Northern Arizona is 3-9 SU in its last 12 games on the road
Santa Clara is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Santa Clara's last 6 games
Santa Clara is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games
Santa Clara is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home

 

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