Southern Utah vs. Northern Colorado - 2/6/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Northern Colorado Bears (14-7) at Southern Utah Thunderbirds (13-8)
College Basketball: Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 9:00 pm (Centrum Arena)
The Line: Southern Utah Thunderbirds PK -- Over/Under: 132.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
The Northern Colorado Bears and Southern Utah Thunderbirds meet Thursday in college basketball action at the America First Events Center.
The Northern Colorado Bears look for another win after winning seven of their last nine games. The Northern Colorado Bears are averaging 76.7 points on 45.6 percent shooting and allowing 60.7 points on 42.7 percent shooting. Jonah Radebaugh is averaging 15.8 points and 4.9 assists while Bodie Hume is averaging 15.5 points and 4.3 rebounds. Trent Harris is the third double-digit scorer and Matt Johnson is grabbing 1.8 rebounds. The Northern Colorado Bears are shooting 39.4 percent from beyond the arc and 66.8 percent from the free throw line. The Northern Colorado Bears are allowing 25.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.1 rebounds per game. The Northern Colorado Bears have won four of their last six road games.
The Southern Utah Thunderbirds need a win after splitting their last six games. The Southern Utah Thunderbirds are averaging 74.5 points on 46 percent shooting and allowing 63.3 points on 37.9 percent shooting. John Knight III is averaging 13.2 points and 2.4 assists while Cameron Oluyitan is averaging 13.1 points and 5.1 rebounds. Dwayne Morgan is the third double-digit scorer and Harrison Butler is grabbing 7.7 rebounds. The Southern Utah Thunderbirds are shooting 31.3 percent from beyond the arc and 70.1 percent from the free throw line. The Southern Utah Thunderbirds are allowing 28.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37 rebounds per game. The Southern Utah Thunderbirds have split their last six home games.
The Bears are 10-3 ATS in their last 13 Thursday games, 13-6 ATS in their last 19 road games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS win. The Thunderbirds are 1-8 ATS in their last 9 home games. The under is 5-2 in Bears last 7 overall. The over is 5-1 in Thunderbirds last 6 overall. The road team is 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings.
Both teams have had their moments this season and they both enter this game probably playing some of their best ball overall. The difference is the Southern Utah Thunderbirds win at home by an average of 15.3 points while allowing 38.9 percent shooting from the field. The Northern Colorado Bears have shown they can get the job done on the road, but in a true pick em spot, I have to back a Southern Utah team that usually lays the wood in from of its fans.