Northern Colorado vs Northern Arizona Prediction College Basketball Picks 3/4/24

Northern Arizona (14-17) vs Northern Colorado (18-12)

Game Info: Monday, March 4, 2024 at 8:00 pm (Walkup Skydome)

Betting Odds: Northern Arizona +3.5 -- Over/Under: 154.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Northern Colorado Bears will play the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks in a Big Sky game on Monday night at the J. Lawrence Walkup Skydome in Flagstaff, Arizona. Northern Colorado has lost two of their last three games, while Northern Arizona has alternated wins and losses over their last six games. Let’s take a look at the betting matchup and the Northern Colorado vs Northern Arizona prediction.

Northern Colorado Preview

The Northern Colorado Bears are 18-12 (11-6) this year after they defeated Idaho State by a score of 81-79 in their last game. Northern Colorado led 41-38 at halftime and they were able to hang on for the close win in the second half. The Bears shot 60% from the field and made 10 three pointers in the game. Northern Colorado lost to Weber State by a score of 85-81 and Eastern Washington by a score of 85-76 in the two games prior to Idaho State. The Bears are scoring 80.3 points per game with 35 rebounds per game and 14.8 assists per game, while allowing 77.8 points against per game this season. Saint Thomas is averaging 20 points per game with 10 rebounds per game and 3.9 assists per game. Northern Colorado is shooting 48.7% from the field, 72.5% on free throws, and 35.8% on three pointers this year. 

Northern Arizona Preview

The Northern Arizona Lumberjacks are 14-17 (7-10) this season after they lost to Weber State by a score of 85-58 in their last game. Northern Arizona trailed 40-34 at the half and they were out scored 45-24 in the second half for the blowout loss. The Lumberjacks shot 31.5% from the field and made 20 free throws in the game. Northern Arizona defeated Idaho State by a score of 92-88 in the game prior to Weber State, but lost to Idaho before that. The Lumberjacks are scoring 68.7 points per game with 31.3 rebounds per game and 13.6 assists per game, while giving up 76.7 points against per game this year. Trent McLaughlin is averaging 16.6 points per game, 3.2 rebounds per game, and 2.0 assists per game. Northern Arizona is shooting 43.6% from the field, 69.6% on free throws, and 31.3% on three pointers this season. 

Northern Colorado vs Northern Arizona Betting Prediction

Northern Colorado comes into this game after losing two of their last three games, but they are still 11-6 in conference play and tied for second. The Bears are scoring over 80 points per game and they are shooting 48.7% from the field, which helps cover up a pretty bad defense. Northern Arizona is 7-10 in conference play, but they will be at home for this game. The Lumberjacks are only scoring 68.7 points per game on 43.6% field goal shooting, which is not enough to match this high scoring Northern Colorado team. Take the Bears on the road. 

David’s Pick Northern Colorado -3.5

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