Northern Arizona Lumberjacks host Montana State Bobcats in college basketball action
Montana State Bobcats vs Northern Arizona Lumberjacks Odds
College hoops betting interest focuses on the Northern Arizona vs Montana State battle Monday at Walkup Skydome as the Lumberjacks look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
The Lumberjacks currently sports a 3-5 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 4-3 ATS. The Bobcats are 2-5 and 3-3 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Lumberjacks produce a 2-0 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Bobcats have gone 2-0 against the number.
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Bobcats were listed as 7.5-point underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Lumberjacks rated this week at No. 278 and the Bobcats sitting at No. 205. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 71-64 result in favor of the Bobcats.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Northern Arizona's No. 249-rated squad against Montana State's No. 201-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Northern Arizona rates No. 128 in the country with 6.6 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 167 nationally with 6.3 per match.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Montana State owns the country's No. 335-rated mark, allowing 83.7 points per game on the highway. Northern Arizona, on the other hand, rates No. 221 in scoring at home.
Montana State won its last outing, a 78-54 result against Montana Tech on December 6. The battle between the Bobcats and Orediggers didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Montana Tech was handed a 78-54 defeat on Thursday at Worthington Arena.
In their last action, Northern Arizona was a 92-86 loser at home against Loyola Marymount. They failed to cover the 2-point spread as underdogs. Northern Arizona suffered a 92-86 loss against Loyola Marymount on Wednesday, getting 23 points from Dewayne Russell in a losing effort at Walkup Skydome.
Montana State Bobcats Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Sacramento State are 5-5
After playing Montana Tech are 0-1
After a win are 5-5
Northern Arizona Lumberjacks Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Montana are 5-5
After playing Loyola Marymount are 2-2
After a loss are 3-7
A few Bobcats at Lumberjacks trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Montana State's last 6 games when playing on the road against Northern Arizona
Montana State is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
Montana State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Northern Arizona
Montana State is 1-10 SU in its last 11 games when playing on the road against Northern Arizona
Northern Arizona is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games when playing at home against Montana State
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Northern Arizona's last 6 games when playing at home against Montana State
Northern Arizona is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Montana State
Northern Arizona is 2-10 SU in its last 12 games at home
Montana State at Sacramento State, Wednesday, December 19
Northern Arizona home to Montana, Wednesday, December 19