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College Basketball Picks: NAU Lumberjacks vs. Arizona Wildcats

Jeff GrantContributor IDecember 23, 2013

College Basketball Picks: NAU Lumberjacks vs. Arizona Wildcats

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    The Arizona Wildcats have won 29 consecutive games against the NAU Lumberjacks, which is important to consider when making your college basketball picks Monday, as the two teams face off at the McKale Center.

    Sports bettors will find that the Wildcats are 27.5-point home favorites in the NCAA basketball odds, with no betting total established in the market.

    Let's take a closer look at this non-conference matchup from a betting perspective, while offering up a prediction along the way.

     

    Gambling stats via SBR Forum.

NAU Lumberjacks

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    The NAU Lumberjacks snapped a four-game losing streak Dec. 14, as they picked up a 63-61 victory over Grand Canyon College.

    College basketball handicappers will find that the Lumberjacks are 9-2-1 ATS in their last 12 games versus Pac-12 Conference opponents.

Arizona Wildcats

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    The Arizona Wildcats have compiled a 64-11 home record under head coach Sean Miller, which includes a 69-43 victory over Southern University last Thursday.

    Sports bettors will find that the Wildcats have gone 5-9-1 against the spread as home favorites of 24.5 to 30 points in their last 15 opportunities.

Prediction

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    I'm going to recommend that readers back the Arizona Wildcats, as they've covered the number in their last eight home games versus a team with a losing road record.

    College Basketball Pick: Arizona Wildcats -27.5

     

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