Weber State Wildcats host Northern Arizona Lumberjacks in college basketball action
Northern Arizona Lumberjacks vs Weber State Wildcats Odds
College hoops betting interest focuses on the Weber State vs Northern Arizona battle Thursday at Dee Events Center as the Wildcats look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
This season, the Wildcats are 11-3 overall and 6-5 ATS ATS, while the Lumberjacks are 5-11 and 7-8 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Weber State boasts a 5-4 on the OU, and Northern Arizona is 6-4.
The visitors opened as 16.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including Bovada. The total was set to open a bit later (check out GTbets.eu for the latest situation(.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Wildcats, most recently No. 22 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Lumberjacks, who rate No. 320 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 89-59 victory for the Wildcats.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Lumberjacks rank No. 254 in NCAA Division 1 with 33.4 per game. That compares with Weber State’s No. 71 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Weber State is college basketball's No. 84-ranked team at 7.1 per game, while the Lumberjacks rate No. 230 with 5.6 per game.
Defensively, Northern Arizona features the nation's No. 348-rated defense on the road, allowing 86.6 points per game. Weber State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 3 nationally in scoring at home.
Northern Arizona lost its last outing, a 79-74 result against Portland State on January 12. They covered in that game as an 8-point underdog. Northern Arizona suffered a 79-74 loss against Portland State on Saturday, getting 17 points from Gabe Rogers in a losing effort at Stott Center.
Weber State won its last outing, a 70-54 result against Idaho State on January 14. They covered in that game as a 11.5-point favorite. Weber State got 17 points from Scott Bamforth en route to a 70-54 victory over Idaho State on Monday at Holt Arena.
Northern Arizona Lumberjacks Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 8-2
Before playing Idaho State are 3-7
After playing Portland State are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5
Weber State Wildcats Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Sacramento State are 9-1
After playing Idaho State are 8-2
After a win are 8-2
A few Lumberjacks at Wildcats trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Northern Arizona's last 5 games when playing on the road against Weber State
Northern Arizona is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Northern Arizona is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Weber State
Northern Arizona is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Weber State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Weber State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Northern Arizona
Weber State is 24-1 SU in its last 25 games at home
Weber State is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Northern Arizona
Northern Arizona at Idaho State, Saturday, January 19
Weber State home to Sacramento State, Saturday, January 19