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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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
FavoriteSpreadFavorite Spread OddsUnderdog Spread OddsTotalOver Total OddsUnder Total OddsFavorite MoneylineUnderdog Moneyline
Southern Utah-7.5-110-110151-101-120-340270

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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)
    DateFavoriteSpreadTotalFavorite MoneylineUnderdog MoneylineGame TypeResult
    3/5/2020Southern Utah-0.5135-110-112Regular Season73-65
    1/4/2020Southern Utah-7.5133-360+277Regular Season59-53
    3/4/2019N/AN/AN/AN/AN/ARegular Season90-83
    12/29/2018N/AN/AN/AN/AN/ARegular Season92-62

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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
    NameGPPTSREBASSTSTLBLK3PM
    Maizen Fausett1212.67.81.10.90.81.2
    Dre Marin1311.83.82.71.20.01.9
    Harrison Butler127.94.81.40.70.30.6
    Aanen Moody95.21.10.90.60.01.6
    Ivan Madunic124.85.50.70.11.10.3

    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%).
  • Place a bet on the Montana State Bobcats to win the Big Sky conference at the BetMGM online sportsbook.

    Montana State Leaders

    Bobcats Leaders
    NameGPPTSREBASSTSTLBLK3PM
    Amin Adamu1115.84.91.71.60.40.6
    Xavier Bishop1115.63.64.30.80.01.4
    Jubrile Belo1214.65.30.80.50.70.0
    Borja Fernandez124.22.80.80.30.10.5
    Devin Kirby92.22.90.30.10.20.0
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