Northern Kentucky vs Youngstown State Prediction - Basketball Picks 3/6/23
Youngstown State Penguins (24-8) vs Northern Kentucky Norse (20-12)
Game Info: Monday, March 6, 2023 at 7:00 pm (Indiana Farmers Coliseum)
Betting Odds: Youngstown State Penguins -3 -- Over/Under: 140.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Northern Kentucky Norse and Youngstown State Penguins face off on Monday in a college basketball showdown in the Horizon League Tournament at Indiana Farmers Coliseum. When these two teams faced off on February 4th it was Youngstown State that secured the 74-56 victory.
Northern Kentucky Betting Preview
Northern Kentucky comes into this game with a 20-12 record overall and they have gone 13-16 against the spread. On Thursday against the Horizon League Tournament, Northern Kentucky scored 81 points on the way to the victory. Marques Warrick had a strong game finishing with 22 points, one rebound, and one assist. Northern Kentucky is averaging 68.2 points while their defense is giving up 63.7 points per game. In this game the Norse are going to need the offense to be strong early. Marques Warrick has been the top player for Northern Kentucky averaging 19.1 points while shooting 45.1 percent from the field and 39.8 percent from behind the three point line.
Youngstown State Betting Preview
On the other side of this matchup is Youngstown State that sits with a 24-8 record overall and they have gone 18-12 against the spread. On Thursday Youngstown State faced off against Detroit Mercy and they secured 71-66 victory. Adrian Nelson had a strong game finishing with 20 points and seven rebounds. Youngstown State is averaging 83.1 points while their defense is giving up 72.5 points per game. Dwayne Cohill is having a strong season averaging 17.8 points while shooting 52 percent from the field and 44.6 percent from behind the three point line.
Northern Kentucky vs Youngstown State Trends
Northern Kentucky is 1-4 against the spread in their last five games on Monday. The under is 12-2 in the Norse’s last 14 games on Monday. The under is 7-1 in Youngstown State’s last eight games following an against the spread loss.
Shane’s Free Pick
Youngstown State won the last game against Northern Kentucky, and they are going to find success again in this game. Youngtown State is averaging 83.1 points and they are going to have no issue running up the score again in this game. Northern Kentucky is going to have no answer, and Youngstown State is going to cover the spread.