Southern Utah Thunderbirds vs. Montana State Bobcats Big Sky Men’s Basketball Tournament Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for March 12, 2021

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BetMGM Jul 20, 2021, 3.38 PM

The No. 1 seed Southern Utah Thunderbirds (20-3) are favored by 7.5 points in the Big Sky Tournament semifinals over the No. 5 seed Montana State Bobcats (12-9). The teams will hit the court Friday at 7:00 PM ET, with the winner moving closer to a guaranteed spot in the NCAA Tournament bracket.

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Southern Utah vs Montana State Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Southern Utah -7.5 -110 -110 151 -101 -120 -340 270

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Point Total Insights

  • In 14 of its 23 games this season (60.9%), Southern Utah and its opponents have gone over the current total of 151.
  • Eight Montana State games this season featured a total above Friday's set over/under of 151 (38.1%).
  • The combined points per game average of the two teams, 159.2, is 8.2 points above Friday's over/under.
  • The Thunderbirds record 12.5 more points per game (84.5) than the Bobcats give up (72).
  • The Bobcats put up 5.6 more points per game (74.7) than the Thunderbirds give up (69.1).
  • Head to Head

    Southern Utah vs Montana State (Last 4 Games)
    Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
    3/5/2020 Southern Utah -0.5 135 -110 -112 Regular Season 73-65
    1/4/2020 Southern Utah -7.5 133 -360 +277 Regular Season 59-53
    3/4/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 90-83
    12/29/2018 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 92-62

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    Southern Utah Betting Data

  • The Thunderbirds have been strong against the spread this season, earning a 13-3-2 record.
  • The Thunderbirds fare well when favored by at least 7.5 points, posting a 1-0 record against the spread.
  • More often than not, Southern Utah and its foes have united to hit the over, cashing in on 2 of 18 chances this season.
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    Southern Utah Leaders

    Thunderbirds Leaders
    Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
    Maizen Fausett 12 12.6 7.8 1.1 0.9 0.8 1.2
    Dre Marin 13 11.8 3.8 2.7 1.2 0.0 1.9
    Harrison Butler 12 7.9 4.8 1.4 0.7 0.3 0.6
    Aanen Moody 9 5.2 1.1 0.9 0.6 0.0 1.6
    Ivan Madunic 12 4.8 5.5 0.7 0.1 1.1 0.3

    Montana State Betting Data

  • The Bobcats have a 10-9 record against the spread, covering in 52.6% of their games.
  • When they play as at least 7.5-point underdogs, the Bobcats have a record ATS of 0-2.
  • The Bobcats and their opponents have hit the over in more than half of their games this season -- 1 of 19 (5.3%).
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    Montana State Leaders

    Bobcats Leaders
    Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
    Amin Adamu 11 15.8 4.9 1.7 1.6 0.4 0.6
    Xavier Bishop 11 15.6 3.6 4.3 0.8 0.0 1.4
    Jubrile Belo 12 14.6 5.3 0.8 0.5 0.7 0.0
    Borja Fernandez 12 4.2 2.8 0.8 0.3 0.1 0.5
    Devin Kirby 9 2.2 2.9 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.0
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