Northern Colorado vs Montana State Prediction - Basketball Picks 3/5/23
Montana State Bobcats (22-9) vs Northern Colorado Bears (12-19)
Game Info: Sunday, March 5, 2023 at 10:0 pm (Century Link Arena)
Betting Odds: Montana State -- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds
The Northern Colorado Bears and Montana State Bobcats face off on Sunday in the Big Sky Tournament in a college basketball showdown at Century Link Arena. When these two teams faced off on February 4th it was Montana State that secured the 75-62 victory.
Northern Colorado Betting Preview
Northern Colorado sits with a 12-19 record overall, but they were able to secure the four point victory on Friday. The offense scored 84 points against Portland State and that was enough to secure the four point victory. Matt Johnson had a strong game finishing with 22 points and four rebounds. Dalton Knecht finished with 18 points and six rebounds. Northern Colorado is averaging 73.6 points while their defense is giving up 77.3 points per game. Dalton Knecht is averaging 20.1 points while shooting 47.9 percent from the field and 38.9 percent from behind the three point line.
Montana State Betting Preview
Montana State comes into this game with a 22-9 record overall and they are coming off another victory in the last game. The offense scored 79 points against Eastern Washington, and that led to the five point victory. Darius Brown II had a strong game finishing with 18 points, five rebounds, and four assists. Montana State is averaging 74 points while their defense is giving up 66.3 points per game. RaeQuan Battle is having a strong season averaging 17.1 points while shooting 47.2 percent from the field and 33.1 percent from behind the three point line.
Shane’s Free Pick
Northern Colorado’s defense is awful giving up 77.3 points per game and their defense is going to really struggle here. Montana State scored 75 points in the last game against Northern Colorado and they are going to go even higher than that here. This is going to be an easy victory for Montana State. Back Montana State against the spread.