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Northern Colorado Bears vs Sacramento State Hornets Preview

Sacramento State HornetsNorthern Colorado Bears
Feb 2, 9:05 PM | Butler-Hancock Pavilion

Sacramento State Hornets vs Northern Colorado Bears Odds


Sacramento State pays a visit to Northern Colorado on Thursday, hoping to send the Bears to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Butler-Hancock Pavilion.

Northern Colorado battles the Hornets, currently sitting with a 6-14 mark (4-9-1 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 10-7-1 for the Bears and 7-7 for the Hornets.

View Sacramento State vs Northern Colorado Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had the Bears installed as 7-point favorites in this particular matchup

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Bears sit at No. 271 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Hornets sit at No. 287 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Bears will win this game 69-67.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Northern Colorado's No. 99-ranked offense, averaging 71.8 PPG, against a Hornets defense that ranks No. 173 at 66.8 PPG. The Bears field goal percentage has averaged 47.3% so far, more than the Hornets marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.5% per game.

Defensively, Sacramento State features the nation's No. 256-rated defense on the road, allowing 74 points per game. Northern Colorado, meanwhile, comes in at No. 132 nationally in scoring at home.

Sacramento State was a 77-43 winner in their most recent outing at home against Northern Arizona. They covered the 4.5-point spread as favorites. The Hornets blew out Northern Arizona on Saturday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 77-43 win at Colberg Court.

In their last action, Northern Colorado was a 64-62 winner on the road against Northern Arizona. They earned a push of the 2-point spread as favorites. Northern Colorado got 17 points from Emmanuel Addo en route to a 64-62 victory over Northern Arizona on Monday at Walkup Skydome.

Sacramento State Hornets Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Eastern Washington are 1-9
After playing Northern Arizona are 0-10
After a win are 3-7

Northern Colorado Bears Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-4
Before playing Weber State are 6-4
After playing Northern Arizona are 5-5
After a win are 4-6

A few Hornets at Bears trends to consider:
Sacramento State is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Northern Colorado
Sacramento State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Northern Colorado is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Sacramento State
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Northern Colorado's last 5 games when playing Sacramento State
Northern Colorado is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Sacramento State
Northern Colorado is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games at home

Next up:
Sacramento State at Eastern Washington, Saturday, February 4
Northern Colorado at Weber State, Saturday, February 4