The Southern Utah Thunderbirds (13-3) will attempt to build on a four-game winning streak when they host the Sacramento State Hornets (7-6) on Saturday, February 20, 2021 at America First Events Center as 7.5-point favorites. The contest airs at 2:00 PM ET. The matchup has a point total of 144.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 20, 2021, 2:18 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Thunderbirds (-7.5)

The DraftKings line for this game has the Thunderbirds favored by 7.5, while the model predicts they’ll win by slightly more (9.9 points).

Pick OU:
Over (144)

The DraftKings point total for this matchup is just 4.1 points lower than the model projection.

Prediction: Southern Utah 79, Sacramento State 69

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 Thunderbirds’ average implied point total this season is 0.5 more points than their implied total in Saturday’s game (76.5 implied points on average compared to 76 implied points in this game).
  • Southern Utah has surpassed its implied point total for this matchup (76) 12 times this season.
  • The average implied point total on the season for the Hornets (69.7) is 1.7 more points than the team’s implied total in this matchup (68).
  • Sacramento State has totaled more than 68 points in 10 games on the season.

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

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Southern Utah and Sacramento State Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 7.5+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Thunderbirds 7-3 1-1 8-2
Hornets 6-4 1-0 6-4

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

Last 5 Games

Southern Utah

Sacramento State
Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
2/18/2021 Sacramento State Win 88-69 2/18/2021 Southern Utah Loss 88-69
2/9/2021 San Diego Christian Win 109-50 2/14/2021 Cal Baptist Win 70-69
2/6/2021 Benedictine at Mesa Win 110-58 2/13/2021 Cal Baptist Loss 83-71
1/23/2021 Weber State Win 77-72 2/1/2021 Eastern Washington Loss 94-79
1/21/2021 Weber State Loss 91-67 1/31/2021 Eastern Washington Loss 68-60

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