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College Basketball Point Spread Betting Line Favors in Battle with

College basketball betting interest will be high on Thursday when the Sioux of North Dakota hit the hard court against the Lumberjacks of Northern Arizona.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Bettors looking to go with the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks in this one found them listed as 0-point earlier on the NCAA basketball betting odds menu at Bovada. Check for line moves and odds updates as money coming in on the Sioux was expected to move the line.

North Dakota Sioux vs Northern Arizona Lumberjacks Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The North Dakota Sioux will try to spoil to the party and cover the point spread on Thursday; they are 9-4-1 ATS against the betting line this season, while the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks are 3-8 ATS. North Dakota Sioux are 6-8 on betting the total; Northern Arizona Lumberjacks are 6-5.

The Lumberjacks - Sioux odds would favor the Sioux if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Northern Arizona is rated No. 317 in the current Odds Shark poll, while North Dakota is at No. 249.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and North Dakota is ranked No. 144 in NCAA basketball at 36.82 per game. Contrast that with Northern Arizona's No. 192 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Northern Arizona is the No. 97-ranked team in the country at 7.56 per game, while North Dakota rates No. 237 at 5.24 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Quinton Hooker scored 20 points in a futile effort to lead the Sioux to a win (they lost 65-61 to Montana at Betty Engelstad Sioux Center on Saturday).

Northern Arizona was run off the court by the Eagles on Saturday as Eastern Washington routed them 96-73 at Reese Court.

Betting Trends
  • North Dakota is 4-0-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • North Dakota is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of North Dakota's last 6 games
  • North Dakota is 8-1 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
  • Northern Arizona is 1-10 SU in its last 11 games
  • Northern Arizona is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games at home
  • Northern Arizona is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Northern Arizona's last 6 games when playing North Dakota

Next Betting Matchups

North Dakota at Southern Utah, Saturday, January 23rd
Northern Arizona at Northern Colorado, Saturday, January 23rd