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Sam Houston State Bearkats home to Lumberjacks in NCAAB betting action

Northern Arizona LumberjacksSam Houston State Bearkats
Dec 20, 8:00 PM | Bernard Johnson Coliseum

Northern Arizona Lumberjacks vs Sam Houston State Bearkats Odds


The Sam Houston State Bearkats will try to pay off for their supporters on Tuesday when they play host to the Lumberjacks at Bernard Johnson Coliseum in NCAAB action.

Sam Houston State battles the Lumberjacks, currently sitting with a 4-7 mark (2-6 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 1-2 for the Bearkats and 3-5 for the Lumberjacks.

View Northern Arizona vs Sam Houston State Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Bearkats sit at No. 84 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Lumberjacks sit at No. 306 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Lumberjacks will win this game 59-55.

How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Sam Houston State has the nation's No. 339-rated offensive output, at 54.2 PPG. The visiting Lumberjacks defense ranks No. 147 allowing on average 65.3 PPG. The Bearkats FG% has averaged 38.5% so far, less than the Lumberjacks marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.1% per game.

Defensively, Northern Arizona features the nation's No. 116-rated defense on the road, allowing 67.8 points per game. Sam Houston State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 189 nationally in scoring at home.

Northern Arizona won its last outing, a 69-68 result against Arizona State on December 17. They covered in that game as a 15-point underdog. The Lumberjacks got 24 points from Stallon Saldivar as Northern Arizona ran past Arizona State 69-68 on Saturday at Wells Fargo Arena.

In their last action, Sam Houston State was a 53-50 loser on the road against North Texas. Sam Houston State got 10 points from Konner Tucker but lost anyway, 53-50, to North Texas on Saturday at The Super Pit.

Northern Arizona Lumberjacks Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Sacramento State are 5-5
After playing Arizona State are 3-2
After a win are 6-4

A few Lumberjacks at Bearkats trends to consider:
Northern Arizona is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road

Next up:
Northern Arizona home to Sacramento State, Thursday, December 29
Sam Houston State at Cleveland State, Thursday, December 22