Sacramento State Hornets face Southern Utah Thunderbirds: NCAA basketball odds preview and stats

Sacramento State HornetsSouthern Utah Thunderbirds
Jan 31, 9:05 PM | Centrum Arena

Sacramento State Hornets vs Southern Utah Thunderbirds Odds

10-8TEAM RECORD7-12

A key college battle sees the visiting Sacramento State Hornets travelling to Southern Utah Thursday to take on the Thunderbirds.

The Thunderbirds are 7-12 so far on the season, and 9-8 ATS vs. the number. The Hornets, meanwhile, are 10-8 and 6-6-2 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Southern Utah go 6-7 and the Hornets go 4-8 on the totals.

View Sacramento State vs Southern Utah Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Thunderbirds as 1.5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 245 (Thunderbirds) and the No. 197 (Hornets) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 70-63 result in favor of the Hornets has been projected by the scores prediction engine.

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How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Southern Utah's No. 54-rated squad against Sacramento State's No. 119-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Southern Utah rates No. 289 in the country with 4.9 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 203 nationally with 5.9 per match.

Defensively, Sacramento State features the nation's No. 144-rated defense on the road, allowing 68.1 points per game. Southern Utah, meanwhile, comes in at No. 227 nationally in scoring at home.

Sacramento State was a 79-72 winner in its last match at home against Northern Colorado. They covered the 3.5-point spread as favorites. Sacramento State got 26 points from Mikh McKinney en route to a 79-72 victory over Northern Colorado on Saturday at Colberg Court.

Southern Utah won its last outing, a 69-55 result against Eastern Washington on January 26. They covered in that game as a 5-point favorite. Southern Utah got 18 points from Wade Collie en route to a 69-55 victory over Eastern Washington on Saturday at Centrum Arena.

Sacramento State Hornets Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 1-6
Before playing Northern Arizona are 0-10
After playing Northern Colorado are 3-7
After a win are 4-6

Southern Utah Thunderbirds Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 1-6
Before playing Northern Arizona are 3-2
After a win are 3-7

A few Hornets at Thunderbirds trends to consider:
Sacramento State is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Southern Utah
Sacramento State is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Southern Utah is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Sacramento State
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Southern Utah's last 6 games
Southern Utah is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
Southern Utah is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games

Next up:
Sacramento State home to Northern Arizona, Monday, February 4
Southern Utah home to Northern Arizona, Saturday, February 2

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