UC Davis Aggies home to Northern Colorado Bears in NCAA Basketball betting action
Northern Colorado Bears vs UC Davis Aggies Odds
The Northern Colorado Bears will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Aggies in UC Davis at UC Davis Pavilion on Saturday in college basketball action.
Supporters of the Bears have watched them go 9-16 and 9-14 ATS on the year, while the Aggies are at 11-14 and 13-10-2 ATS. In totals betting, the Aggies are 8-14, while the Bears have a 11-10 mark.
Bettors looking to back visiting Northern Colorado before tip-off in this one found them as 7-point underdogs over at Sportsbook.ag earlier.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Aggies, most recently No. 251 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Bears, who rate No. 238 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 71-70 victory for the Aggies.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up UC Davis's No. 73 nationally ranked offense (72 points per game) against a Bears defense that sits as the No. 270 at 70.5 PPG. The Aggies have been averaging 47.2% from the field, more than the Bears have managed so far this season (46% on average).
Defensively, Northern Colorado features the nation's No. 254-rated defense on the road, allowing 72.8 points per game. UC Davis, meanwhile, comes in at No. 65 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Northern Colorado, they were a 64-62 loser as they battled North Dakota at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 6.5-point favorite. Northern Colorado suffered a 64-62 loss against North Dakota on Wednesday, getting 19 points from Connor Osborne in a losing effort at Butler-Hancock Pavilion.
Last time out for UC Davis, they were a 71-65 loser as they battled Long Beach State on the road. They covered in the match as an 8-point underdog. UC Davis got 21 points from Corey Hawkins but lost anyway, 71-65, to Long Beach State on Wednesday at The Walter Pyramid.
Northern Colorado Bears Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-3
Before playing Eastern Washington are 4-6
After playing North Dakota are 2-2
After a loss are 4-6
UC Davis Aggies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-4
Before playing UC Riverside are 1-9
After playing Long Beach State are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3
A few Bears at Aggies trends to consider:
Northern Colorado is 4-9 ATS in its last 13 games on the road
Northern Colorado is 2-14 SU in its last 16 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of UC Davis's last 5 games
UC Davis is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
UC Davis is 2-3-2 ATS in its last 7 games at home
Northern Colorado at Eastern Washington, Thursday, February 28
UC Davis at UC Riverside, Thursday, February 28