Northern Colorado vs Montana State: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 9, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 9, 2021

The Northern Colorado Bears (3-2) host the Montana State Bobcats (2-2) as 2-point favorites after Bodie Hume racked up 27 points in the Bears 69-64 victory over Idaho State. The matchup is at 2:00 PM ET on Saturday, January 9, 2021. The matchup has an over/under set at 137.5 points.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 9, 2021, 2:15 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Northern Colorado Betting Information

  • Northern Colorado has managed to cover the spread in less than half its games this season, playing to a record of 1-2 against the spread.
  • When favored by at least 2 points, the Bears are 1-1 against the spread in 2020-21.
  • In 33.3% of its games this season (1/3), Northern Colorado and its opponents have outscored the set over/under.
  • The Bears took down Idaho State 69-64 but failed to cover the spread as 10-point favorites, while going under the 137.5 point total in their last contest on Tuesday. Hume racked up a team-high 27 points in the victory.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Northern Colorado Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Bodie Hume 10 16.7 7.3 1.2 1.0 1.3 2.4
Daylen Kountz 10 12.9 3.3 1.5 0.6 0.6 0.7
Matt Johnson 10 9.4 1.6 2.5 0.9 0.1 1.5
Kur Jockuch 10 8.2 6.3 0.6 0.6 0.2 0.0
Tre’Shon Smoots 9 5.9 1.0 1.6 0.1 0.0 1.3
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Montana State Betting Information

  • With a 2-1 record ATS this season, the Bobcats have outperformed expectations.
  • Three of Montana State’s three games (100%) this season have covered the over/under.
  • The Bobcats lost to Washington State 82-54 and failed to cover the spread as 4-point underdogs, while going over the 128.5 point total on Friday in their most recent game. Amin Adamu racked up a team-high 12 points in the loss.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Montana State Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Xavier Bishop 6 16.7 4.0 3.2 0.5 0.0 1.5
Amin Adamu 6 13.8 4.7 2.5 1.3 0.5 0.8
Jubrile Belo 7 13.4 5.6 1.3 0.6 0.9 0.0
Nick Gazelas 7 8.1 1.6 0.9 0.6 0.1 1.9
Abdul Mohamed 7 6.3 5.3 1.0 0.3 0.0 0.3

Total Facts

  • Northern Colorado’s games this season have resulted in a higher total score than Saturday’s matchup total (137.5 points) in 40% of opportunities (two out of five matchups).
  • Three Montana State games this year (75% of its matchups) ended with a final score higher than Saturday’s point total of 137.5 points.
  • The over/under for the contest of 137.5 is 10.7 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Bears (66 points per game) and the Bobcats (82.2 points per game).
  • The 145.2 points per game these two teams allow their opponents to score on average this season are 7.7 more than the 137.5 total in this contest.
  • The Bears have seen a 134.2 average over/under in their games this season, 3.3 points fewer than the over/under in this matchup.
  • The over/under for this game is 21.7 points fewer than the average over/under in Bobcats games this season (159.2 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
3/7/2020 Northern Colorado Montana State -5.5 132.5 -244 +193 Regular Season 75-61 N COLO
1/2/2020 Northern Colorado Northern Colorado -8.5 137.5 -439 +328 Regular Season 68-59 N COLO
2/4/2019 N/A Northern Colorado N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 69-66 MONTST
1/14/2019 N/A Montana State N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 73-70 N COLO

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