Southern Utah vs Northern Colorado: Big Sky Tournament Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 11, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 11, 2021

The No. 1 seed Southern Utah Thunderbirds (19-3) are favored by  in their Big Sky Tournament quarterfinal matchup against the No. 8 seed Northern Colorado Bears (11-10) on Thursday at CenturyLink Arena, beginning at 1:00 PM ET. The winner will move one step closer to earning an automatic spot in the NCAA Tournament bracket.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 11, 2021, 2:10 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Southern Utah Betting Information

  • The Thunderbirds have covered the spread more often than not this season, putting together a record ATS of 11-5.
  • The Thunderbirds have an even record against the spread when favored by at least 7 points, going 3-3 this season.
  • 11 of 16 Southern Utah games this season (68.8%) resulted in a total greater than the contest’s over/under.
  • In their last game, the Thunderbirds got a team-high 26 points from John Knight III on the way to a 73-54 victory over Portland State on Saturday. They were favored by 4 points and covered the spread, and the teams combined to score 127 points to fall short of the 146.5 point total.

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

Southern Utah Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Tevian Jones 22 17.1 4.1 1.2 0.7 0.0 2.5
John Knight III 21 13.6 4.3 4.3 1.5 0.7 0.2
Maizen Fausett 21 13.2 7.0 0.9 0.7 0.6 1.2
Dre Marin 22 12.0 4.0 3.0 1.1 0.0 2.1
Harrison Butler 22 8.8 4.8 1.3 0.8 0.2 0.6

Northern Colorado Betting Information

  • With a 9-8 record ATS this season, Northern Colorado has topped expectations.
  • When playing as at least a 7-point underdog, the Bears manage an even 2-2 record against the spread.
  • The Bears and their opponents have regularly not covered the over/under this season, only claiming the over in 41.2% (7) of their 17 games played.
  • Their last time out, the Bears saw Bodie Hume score a team-high 30 points to lead them to a 90-83 victory against Sacramento State on Wednesday. They were 3.5-point favorites and covered the spread, and the teams scored 173 total points to top the 133-point over/under.

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 20 15.4 7.0 1.1 1.3 1.2 2.4
Daylen Kountz 20 14.0 3.5 1.3 0.7 0.5 1.4
Matt Johnson 20 13.0 2.4 3.0 0.8 0.1 2.1
Kur Jockuch 20 9.7 7.8 0.9 0.8 0.5 0.0
Tre’Shon Smoots 17 6.5 1.1 2.3 0.3 0.0 1.5

Total Facts

  • Southern Utah’s games this year have resulted in a higher total score than Thursday’s matchup over/under (143 points) in 72.7% of opportunities (16 out of 22 matchups).
  • In Northern Colorado’s games this year, the competing teams combined for a higher point total than Thursday’s matchup point total in eight out of 21 matchups (38.1%).
  • The Thunderbirds average 84.2 points per game against the Bears’ 69.9, totaling 11.1 points over the contest’s over/under of 143.
  • This game’s over/under is 6.5 more points than the 136.5 these two teams combine to allow per game in 2020-21.
  • The Thunderbirds have seen a 152.7 average over/under in their games this season, 9.7 points more than the over/under in this matchup.
  • The over/under for this game is 5.1 points more than the average over/under in Bears games this season (137.9 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/20/2020 Northern Colorado Northern Colorado -7 137 -327 +248 Regular Season 68-66 N COLO
2/6/2020 Southern Utah Southern Utah -2 135.5 -137 +112 Regular Season 68-60 N COLO
3/7/2019 N/A Southern Utah N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 70-53 N COLO
1/24/2019 N/A Northern Colorado N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 79-68 N COLO

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