Montana Grizzlies visit Northern Arizona Lumberjacks in NCAA Basketball wagering battle
Montana Grizzlies vs Northern Arizona Lumberjacks Odds
Northern Arizona will look to improve on its 4-5 record on Wednesday when they host Montana in NCAA basketball odds action at Walkup Skydome.
The Grizzlies will try to spoil to the party on Wednesday; they are 2-4 ATS against the number this season, while the Lumberjacks are 5-3 ATS. Montana is 1-1-1 on the totals; Northern Arizona is 3-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Lumberjacks sit at No. 276 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Grizzlies sit at No. 203 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Grizzlies will win this game 72-64.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Grizzlies is ranked No. 311 in NCAA hoops at 31.2 per game. Contrast that with Northern Arizona’s No. 234 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Northern Arizona is the No. 170-ranked team in the country at 6.2 per game, while Montana rates No. 35 at 8.1 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Montana owns the country's No. 245-rated mark, allowing 74.5 points per game on the highway. Northern Arizona, on the other hand, rates No. 153 in scoring at home.
In their last action, Montana was a 68-67 loser at home against South Dakota State. They failed to cover the 1-point spread as favorites. The Grizzlies got 17 points from Mathias Ward, but it was South Dakota State that prevailed in a 68-67 final on Saturday at Dahlberg Arena.
Northern Arizona won its last outing, an 87-80 result against Montana State on December 17. They covered in that game as a 5.5-point favorite. Northern Arizona got 22 points from Max Jacobsen en route to an 87-80 victory over Montana State on Monday at Walkup Skydome.
Montana Grizzlies Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Sacramento State are 6-4
After playing South Dakota State are 1-1
After a loss are 7-3
Northern Arizona Lumberjacks Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
After playing Montana State are 6-4
After a win are 3-7
A few Grizzlies at Lumberjacks trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Montana's last 8 games when playing on the road against Northern Arizona
Montana is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Northern Arizona's last 6 games when playing Montana
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Northern Arizona's last 8 games when playing at home against Montana
Northern Arizona is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games at home
Northern Arizona is 4-21 SU in its last 25 games
Montana at Sacramento State, Friday, December 21
Northern Arizona at Colorado, Friday, December 21