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Northern Arizona LumberjacksMontana Grizzlies
Feb 23, 9:00 PM | Dahlberg Arena

Northern Arizona Lumberjacks vs Montana Grizzlies Odds

5-22TEAM RECORD20-6

Northern Arizona pays a visit to Montana on Thursday, hoping to send the Grizzlies to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Dahlberg Arena.

Supporters of the Lumberjacks have watched them go 5-22 and 4-18-1 ATS on the year, while the Grizzlies are at 20-6 and 15-6-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Grizzlies are 11-10-1, while the Lumberjacks have a 12-11 mark.

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Betting Line:
College basketball odds makers opened the Grizzlies as 20-point favorites in this matchupl.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Grizzlies - Lumberjacks odds would favor the Grizzlies if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Montana is rated No. 93 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Northern Arizona is at No. 338. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 74-58 win for the Grizzlies.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Montana's No. 119 nationally ranked offense (70.4 points per game) against a Lumberjacks defense that sits as the No. 265 at 70.8 PPG. The Grizzlies have been averaging 46.2% from the field, more than the Lumberjacks have managed so far this season (41% on average).

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Northern Arizona owns the country's No. 277-rated mark, allowing 74.4 points per game on the highway. Montana, on the other hand, rates No. 157 in scoring at home.

Northern Arizona lost its last outing, a 70-65 result against UC Davis on February 18. They failed to cover in that game as a 6.5-point favorite. Northern Arizona got 26 points from Durrell Norman on the way to a 70-65 loss against UC Davis on Saturday at Walkup Skydome.

Last time out for Montana, they were a 94-79 winner as they battled Hawaii at home. They covered in the match as a 10-point favorite. Will Cherry scored 24 points leading the Grizzlies to a 94-79 victory over Hawaii at Dahlberg Arena on Saturday.

Northern Arizona Lumberjacks Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-3
Before playing Montana State are 5-5
After playing UC Davis are 1-1
After a loss are 0-10

Montana Grizzlies Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Montana State are 8-2
After a win are 9-1

A few Lumberjacks at Grizzlies trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Northern Arizona's last 6 games on the road
Northern Arizona is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Montana
Northern Arizona is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Northern Arizona is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Montana is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Montana is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Montana is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Northern Arizona
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Montana's last 5 games when playing Northern Arizona

Next up:
Northern Arizona at Montana State, Monday, February 27
Montana home to Montana State, Saturday, February 25

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