North Dakota Sioux visit Northern Arizona Lumberjacks in NCAA Basketball wagering battle
North Dakota Sioux vs Northern Arizona Lumberjacks Odds
North Dakota travels to Northern Arizona on Saturday, hoping to boost its 7-11 record with a victory over the Lumberjacks.
The Sioux will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 7-9 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Lumberjacks are 9-9 ATS. North Dakota is 9-4 against the total, while Northern Arizona is 7-6 versus the number.
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Sioux were listed as 3.5-point underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Lumberjacks sit at No. 317 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Sioux sit at No. 270 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Sioux will win this game 67-59.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Northern Arizona's No. 264-rated squad against North Dakota's No. 248-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Northern Arizona rates No. 230 in the country with 5.6 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 120 nationally with 6.7 per match.
Defensively, North Dakota features the nation's No. 261-rated defense on the road, allowing 73.9 points per game. Northern Arizona, meanwhile, comes in at No. 217 nationally in scoring at home.
North Dakota lost its last outing, a 67-58 result against Sacramento State on January 24. They failed to cover in that game as a 5.5-point underdog. North Dakota got 24 points from Troy Huff but lost anyway, 67-58, to Sacramento State on Thursday at Colberg Court.
In their last action, Northern Arizona was a 67-65 winner at home against Northern Colorado. They failed to cover the 3.5-point spread as favorites. Gabe Rogers scored 28 points for Northern Arizona on Thursday, leading the Lumberjacks to a 67-65 win over Northern Colorado at Walkup Skydome.
North Dakota Sioux Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 1-2
Before playing Weber State are 1-0
After playing Sacramento State are 0-2
After a loss are 4-6
Northern Arizona Lumberjacks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Southern Utah are 5-0
After playing Northern Colorado are 4-6
After a win are 2-8
A few Sioux at Lumberjacks trends to consider:
North Dakota is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
North Dakota is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games on the road
Northern Arizona is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Northern Arizona is 5-12 SU in its last 17 games at home
Northern Arizona is 7-18 SU in its last 25 games
North Dakota home to Weber State, Thursday, January 31
Northern Arizona at Southern Utah, Saturday, February 2