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College Basketball Betting - Denver Pioneers Northern Colorado Bears Odds

Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Magness Arena Saturday as the Denver Pioneers look to beat the odds vs the Northern Colorado Bears in NCAA hoops betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Northern Colorado Bears opened as 8-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 Colorado Bears vs Denver Pioneers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Denver Pioneers battles the Northern Colorado Bears, currently sitting with a 3-6 mark (2-3 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals betting, are 3-4 for the Denver Pioneers and 3-2 for the Northern Colorado Bears.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 134-ranked Denver Pioneers and the No. 295-rated Northern Colorado Bears in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Northern Colorado is ranked No. 177 in NCAA basketball at 35.86 per game. Contrast that with Denver's No. 157 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Denver is the No. 120-ranked team in the country at 7.7 per game, while Northern Colorado rates No. 58 at 8.89 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Northern Colorado suffered a 81-64 loss against Colorado State on Saturday, getting 18 points from Chaz Glotta in a losing effort at Moby Arena.

Air Force was victimized by Daniel Amigo for 33 points as the Pioneers defeated the Falcons 77-65 in college hoops action on Saturday.

Betting Trends
  • Northern Colorado is 5-14 SU in its last 19 games
  • Northern Colorado is 8-16-1 ATS in its last 25 games on the road
  • Northern Colorado is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Northern Colorado is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games when playing Denver
  • Denver is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Denver is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Denver's last 6 games
  • Denver is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Northern Colorado home to UC Riverside, Tuesday, December 20th
Denver at Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Monday, December 19th