Montana Grizzlies at Sacramento State Hornets Betting Prediction 02/29/20

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The Sacramento State Hornets (15-12, 8-10 BigSky) wrap up their home schedule at The Hornets Nest against the Montana Grizzlies (17-11, 13-4 BigSky). The game is scheduled to start at 10:05 p.m. ET on Saturday, February 29, 2020.

Montana Grizzlies at Sacramento State Hornets ATS Odds

In their last game, the Hornets dismantled the Montana State Bobcats, 81-52, while the Grizzlies lost a close one to the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks, 57-56. Sacramento State played a nearly perfect game. They had a ridiculous offensive rebounding percentage of 40.0 (above their season average of 32.5) and a turnover percentage of 14.9 (better than their season average of 16.6). Montana State was 14.8 and 30.8, respectively, for those same stats. Montana, on the other hand, had an effective field goal percentage of 0.622 (above their season average of 0.519). Bryce Fowler fueled Sacramento State with 16 points, seven rebounds and seven assists. Montana was lifted by Jared Samuelson, who had 19 points. In their first matchup this season, Samuelson led the Grizzlies to a 52-50 victory. He put up 14 points and eight rebounds. The Grizzlies’ turnover percentage was their largest strength over the Hornets. Montana had a rate of 12.5, while Sacramento State posted a mark of 24.1. It could be an error-filled game for the Sacramento State offense. Sacramento State ranks 214th in the NCAA in ball protection (turnover percentage of 19.4 percent), while the ball-hawking defense of Montana forces the 88th-most turnovers in the nation (20.8 percent).

Montana Grizzlies vs. Sacramento State Hornets Betting Pick

Prediction: SU Winner – Sacramento State, ATS Winner – Sacramento State, O/U – Under

Betting Notes:

  • Sacramento State ranks 173rd in rebounds per game (34.8) while Montana ranks 273rd (31.5).
  • The Hornets are second in the nation with 14.7 three pointers allowed per game while the Grizzlies are 15th with 17.0 three pointers allowed per game.
  • Sacramento State is 21st in the country with 10.2 assists allowed per game while Montana is 27th with 10.4 assists allowed per game.
  • The Hornets rank 27th in steals allowed per game (5.2) while the Grizzlies rank 98th (6.1).
  • Montana ranks 48th in blocks allowed per game (2.7) while Sacramento State ranks 64th (2.9).

Bettings Trends:

  • The Grizzlies’ average margin of victory in their last five games has been 13.0, up from 2.8 for the season.
  • During their last five games, the Hornets have scored an average of 71.8 points per game (9.2 above their season average) and allowed an average of 61.6 points per game (3.0 above their season average).