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Northern Kentucky Norse vs USC Upstate Spartans Point Spread: Betting Preview Hints At Winner

USC Upstate SpartansNorthern Kentucky Norse
Jan 5, 7:00 PM | The Bank of Kentucky Center

USC Upstate Spartans vs Northern Kentucky Norse Odds


USC Upstate pays a visit to Northern Kentucky on Saturday, hoping to send the Norse to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at The Bank of Kentucky Center.

The Norse sport records of 3-7 and 2-2 ATS heading into this battle, while the Spartans have 6-7 and 0-0 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 0-0 for the Norse and 0-0 for the Spartans.

View USC Upstate vs Northern Kentucky Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 316-rated Norse and the No. 121-ranked Spartans, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 67-58 result in favor of the Spartans.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Spartans rank No. 176 in NCAA Division 1 with 35.4 per game. That compares with Northern Kentucky’s No. 311 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Northern Kentucky is college basketball's No. 159-ranked team at 6.3 per game, while the Spartans rate No. 186 with 6.1 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, USC Upstate owns the country's No. 220-rated mark, allowing 73.2 points per game on the highway. Northern Kentucky, on the other hand, rates No. 344 in scoring at home.

USC Upstate won its last outing, a 68-49 result against Hampton on January 2. USC Upstate earned a 68-49 victory over Hampton on Wednesday, getting 17 points from Ty Greene at G. B. Hodge Center.

Northern Kentucky was a 65-52 winner in their most recent outing on the road against North Florida. Northern Kentucky got 21 points from Chad Jackson en route to a 65-52 victory over North Florida on Wednesday at UNF Arena.

Next up:
USC Upstate at Lipscomb, Monday, January 7
Northern Kentucky home to East Tennessee State, Monday, January 7