Northern Arizona Lumberjacks vs Wildcats College Hoops Game Preview
Northern Arizona Lumberjacks vs Arizona Wildcats Odds
Arizona looks to cover the Wildcats-Lumberjacks pointspread on Wednesday and improve its overall 3-0 mark when they host Northern Arizona in college basketball wagering action.
The Lumberjacks will try to spoil to the party on Wednesday; they are 4-1 ATS against the number this season, while the Wildcats are 2-0 ATS. Northern Arizona is 0-0 on the totals; Arizona is 0-1.
Bettors looking to side with Arizona in this one found them as 24-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Wildcats sit at No. 335 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Lumberjacks sit at No. 233 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Wildcats will win this game 89-64.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Lumberjacks is ranked No. 280 in NCAA hoops at 32 per game. Contrast that with Arizona’s No. 167 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Arizona is the No. 9-ranked team in the country at 9.7 per game, while Northern Arizona rates No. 117 at 6.8 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Northern Arizona owns the country's No. 333-rated mark, allowing 85.7 points per game on the highway. Arizona, on the other hand, rates No. 52 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Northern Arizona, they were a 70-62 winner as they battled Campbell at home. They covered in the match as a 1-point underdog. Northern Arizona earned a 70-62 victory over Campbell on Saturday, getting 13 points from Gabe Rogers at Thomas & Mack Center.
In their last action, Arizona was a 94-72 winner at home against Long Beach State. They covered the 17.5-point spread as favorites. Arizona cruised to victory on Monday, running Long Beach State out of the gym and running up a 94-72 score at McKale Center.
Northern Arizona Lumberjacks Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Sam Houston State are 1-2
After a win are 4-6
Arizona Wildcats Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
After playing Long Beach State are 1-0
After a win are 7-3
A few Lumberjacks at Wildcats trends to consider:
Northern Arizona is 4-0-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Arizona
Northern Arizona is 1-11 SU in its last 12 games on the road
Northern Arizona is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Arizona
Arizona is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Northern Arizona
Arizona is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Northern Arizona
Arizona is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games at home
Arizona is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games
Northern Arizona home to Sam Houston State, Saturday, December 1
Arizona at Texas Tech, Saturday, December 1