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Northern Arizona Lumberjacks Open as College Basketball Underdog vs UTEP Miners

The UTEP Miners will try to cover the point spread at Don Haskins Center on Saturday when they get a visit from the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks in NCAA basketball betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Northern Arizona Lumberjacks opened as 12-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including MyBookie. The total was set to open a bit later (check out Bovada for the latest situation).

Northern Arizona Lumberjacks vs UTEP Miners Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The UTEP Miners are 2-6 so far on the season, and 2-2 ATS vs the number. The Northern Arizona Lumberjacks, meanwhile, are 2-9 and 4-5 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen UTEP go 3-1 and the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks go 4-4 on betting totals.

The Miners - Lumberjacks odds would favor the Miners if the lines were set according to our power ranks. UTEP is rated No. 247 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Northern Arizona is at No. 308.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up UTEP's No. 185 nationally ranked offense (72 points per game) against a Northern Arizona Lumberjacks defense that sits as the No. 225 at 77.82 PPG. The UTEP Miners have been averaging 46.24% from the field, more than the Lumberjacks have managed so far this season (35.44% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Northern Arizona was crushed on Monday, getting blown out by Cal State-Bakersfield and falling by a 81-47 score at Walkup Skydome.

UTEP got 25 points from Deon Barrett but lost anyway, 78-77, to New Mexico on Wednesday at The Pit.

Betting Trends
  • Northern Arizona is 2-14 SU in its last 16 games
  • Northern Arizona is 1-13 SU in its last 14 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Northern Arizona's last 7 games on the road
  • UTEP is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • UTEP is 13-5 SU in its last 18 games at home
  • UTEP is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Northern Arizona at UIC, Tuesday, December 20th
UTEP at Maryland-Eastern Shore, Wednesday, December 21st