The Montana State Bobcats (6-2) will look to extend a four-game winning streak when they visit the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks (2-9) on Saturday, January 23, 2021 at J. Lawrence Walkup Skydome as 5-point favorites. The game airs at 2:00 PM ET. The matchup’s over/under is 133.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 23, 2021, 2:16 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Lumberjacks (+5)

The model favors the Bobcats by 3.8 points, just 1.2 fewer than the 5-point spread set by DraftKings.

Pick OU:
Over (133)

The DraftKings point total for this matchup is just 4.9 points lower than the model projection.

Prediction: Montana State 71, Northern Arizona 67

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Examining the Over/Under

  • The Bobcats have an average implied point total of 73 this season, which is four points higher than their implied total in Saturday’s game (69).
  • Montana State has outscored this matchup’s implied point total (69) six times.
  • The Lumberjacks’ average implied point total on the season (75.3 points) is 11.3 points higher than their implied total in this matchup (64 points).
  • Northern Arizona has scored more than 64 points four times this season.

Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.

Montana State and Northern Arizona Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 5+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Bobcats 5-2 2-1 4-3
Lumberjacks 6-5 0-0 5-6

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

Last 5 Games

Montana State

Northern Arizona
Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
1/21/2021 Northern Arizona Win 62-51 1/21/2021 Montana State Loss 62-51
1/16/2021 Portland State Win 69-64 1/16/2021 Montana Win 62-58
1/14/2021 Portland State Win 71-64 1/14/2021 Montana Loss 67-56
1/9/2021 Northern Colorado Win 76-74 1/9/2021 Idaho State Loss 76-70
12/18/2020 Washington State Loss 82-54 1/2/2021 Idaho Win 83-78

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