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Montana State Bobcats vs Northern Colorado Bears NCAA College Hoops Odds

Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Butler-Hancock Hall Saturday as the Northern Colorado Bears look to beat the odds vs the Montana State Bobcats in NCAA hoops betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the Northern Colorado Bears to cover the point spread in this one found them as -9-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.

Montana State Bobcats vs Northern Colorado Bears Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This college basketball season, the Northern Colorado Bears are 14-9 overall and 13-7 ATS, while the Montana State Bobcats are 12-11 and 8-13 ATS. As for the betting totals, Northern Colorado boasts a 12-8 on the OU, and Montana State is 10-11.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Northern Colorado Bears rated this week at No. 70 and the Montana State Bobcats sitting at No. 136.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Northern Colorado's No. 53-ranked scoring average of 79 PPG, against a Montana State Bobcats defense rated No. 212 and allowing 76 PPG. The Northern Colorado Bears FG% has averaged 45.27% to date this season, more than the Montana State Bobcats shooters have managed so far (42.46% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Harald Frey scored 21 points in a futile effort to lead the Bobcats to a win (they lost 75-74 to North Dakota at Betty Engelstad Sioux Center on Thursday).

The Bears got a huge 32-point effort from Andre Spight but still lost 88-79 against Montana on Thursday at Butler-Hancock Hall.

Betting Trends
  • Montana State is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Montana State is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Montana State's last 9 games
  • Montana State is 5-12-1 ATS in its last 18 games on the road
  • Northern Colorado is 14-7 SU in its last 21 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 10 of Northern Colorado's last 13 games
  • Northern Colorado is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Northern Colorado's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Montana State home to Sacramento State, Thursday, February 8th
Northern Colorado at Idaho State, Thursday, February 8th