Betting on today’s Lumberjacks and Wildcats game? Catch the action at Dee Events Center in Ogden, UT, as the Wildcats hosts this showdown at 4:00 ET on ESPN+. The odds for this Big Sky conference game currently have Weber State as the -13 point favorite with the over/under line sitting at 146.5 points.

NORTHERN ARIZONA LUMBERJACKS VS WEBER STATE WILDCATS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Northern Arizona Lumberjacks +13

This game will be played at Dee Events Center at 4:00 ET on Saturday, March 2nd.

WHY BET THE NORTHERN ARIZONA LUMBERJACKS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Wildcats.
  • Even though we have Weber State winning straight-up, we like Northern Arizona at +13.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 146.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.

Do the Lumberjacks Have What it Takes on the Road?

Despite being 6-12 on the road this season, Northern Arizona has gone 3-2 in their last five road games. On the year, the Lumberjacks have gone 7-14 as the underdog, and they are 14-16 overall.

The Lumberjacks come into this game off an 86-76 loss to Idaho. They have gone 3-7 in their last 10 road games, and their average scoring margin on the road is -13.7 points per game.

As the underdog, Northern Arizona has an ATS record of 10-11 this season. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Lumberjacks are 7-3 vs. the spread. On the road, their ATS record is 7-11 and they are 3-7 in their last 10 road games vs. the spread. However, over their last 3 road games, they have gone 2-1 vs. the spread.

So far this season, the over/under record for Northern Arizona games is 13-15-1, and today’s line of 146.5 is similar to the average over/under line in their games (144.4). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 163 points and their OU record during this stretch is 2-1. For the season, 15 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line.

Northern Arizona finished with 76 points in their game against Idaho. This total surpasses their season-average of 69.1 points per game. Leading Northern Arizona in scoring vs. Idaho was Oakland Fort with his 25 points. Trenton McLaughlin also added 18 points for the Lumberjacks.

At present, the Lumberjacks’ defense is nationally ranked 278th, allowing 76.5 points per game. So far, the Northern Arizona defense is giving up an average of 9.0 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 12.4 times per game (642nd).

Can Weber State Pull Off a Home Win?

Heading into today’s game against Northern Arizona, Weber State has an overall record of 19-10, including a 9-6 mark in Big Sky Conference play. The Wildcats have been even better at home, going 8-3 compared to 7-7 on the road.

Over their last ten games at home, Weber State has gone 8-2, and they come into today’s game on a two-game win streak. On the season, the Wildcats have been the favorite 17 times, going 10-7 in those games.

As the favorite this season, Weber State has a record of 6-11 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Wildcats are just 2-8 ATS.

Today’s over/under line of 146.5 is higher than the average over/under line in Weber State’s games this season (138.3). Over their last three games, their games have averaged 160 points compared to their season average of 140.6 points per game. So far, 16 of their games have finished with more points than today’s over/under line.

The Weber State offense is coming off a game where they scored 62 points against Idaho State. They posted a field goal percentage of 42.3% and connected on 5 threes. The team’s top scorer is Dillon Jones, who enters today’s matchup with an average of 20.7, while Steven Verplancken also carries a PPG average of 12 into the game.

Coming into today’s game, the Weber State defense is giving up an average of 66.8 points per contest. Weber State’s three-point defense is currently 50th in the country at 5.9 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 45.4% of their shots vs. Weber State.