The Southern Utah Thunderbirds (19-10, 11-5 WAC) are favored (by 5 points) to build on a 10-game home win streak when they host the Grand Canyon Antelopes (18-11, 9-7 WAC) on Wednesday, March 1, 2023 at 9:00 PM ET. The point total for the matchup is set at 149.
Southern Utah vs. Grand Canyon Odds
- Southern Utah odds to win: -213
- Grand Canyon odds to win: +178
- Spread: Southern Utah (-5)
- Total: 149
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Game Time and Information
- Date: Wednesday, March 1, 2023
- Time: 9:00 PM ET
- TV: ESPN+
- Where: Cedar City, Utah
- Venue: America First Event Center
Who Will Win Southern Utah vs. Grand Canyon?
Southern Utah and Grand Canyon Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread
When it has played as at least 5-point favorites this season, Southern Utah is 5-2 against the spread.
The Thunderbirds and the Antelopes combine to average 8.6 more points per game than the total of 149 set for this game.
Southern Utah and Grand Canyon have seen their opponents average a combined 10.1 fewer points per game than the point total of 149 set for this game.
The average point total in Southern Utah’s games this season is 7.6 more points than the over/under of 149 in this matchup.
The average over/under for Antelopes games this year is 9.1 fewer points than the point total of 149 in this outing.
The Thunderbirds are 14-9-2 against the spread this season.
So far this year, the Antelopes have put together a 9-17-0 record against the spread.
Southern Utah Stats & Insights
Southern Utah has a +289 scoring differential, topping opponents by 10.0 points per game. It is putting up 83.3 points per game to rank sixth in college basketball and is allowing 73.3 per outing to rank 276th in college basketball.
The 35.9 rebounds per game Southern Utah averages rank 18th in the country, and are 5.7 more than the 30.2 its opponents collect per outing.
The Thunderbirds connect on 8.3 three-pointers per game (74th in college basketball), while their opponents have made 7.5 on average.
Southern Utah averages 99.9 points per 100 possessions on offense (37th in college basketball), and gives up 87.9 points per 100 possessions (85th in college basketball).
The Thunderbirds are putting up 94.8 points per game in home games. When playing on the road, they are averaging 73.8 points per contest.
Grand Canyon Stats & Insights
Grand Canyon puts up 74.3 points per game (119th in college basketball) while allowing 65.6 per contest (59th in college basketball). It has a +251 scoring differential and outscores opponents by 8.7 points per game.
Grand Canyon ranks 47th in the nation at 34.3 rebounds per game. That’s 4.7 more than the 29.6 its opponents average.
Grand Canyon knocks down 8.7 three-pointers per game (52nd in college basketball), 2.7 more than its opponents.
Grand Canyon ranks 79th in college basketball averaging 97.8 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively is 60th, allowing 86.4 points per 100 possessions.
At home the Antelopes are scoring 81.3 points per game, 16.2 more than they are averaging on the road (65.1).
Southern Utah Key Players to Watch
Tevian Jones leads the Thunderbirds in scoring, tallying 18.2 points per game to go with 4.4 rebounds and 1.3 assists.
Harrison Butler leads Southern Utah in rebounding, averaging 6.8 per game, while Drake Allen leads the team in assists, distributing an average of 3.4 in each contest.
Jones leads the Thunderbirds in three-point shooting, knocking down an average of 2.5 shots per game from beyond the arc.
Allen is Southern Utah’s leader in steals, averaging 1.4 steals per game, while Jason Spurgin leads them in blocks with 1.6 per contest.
Grand Canyon Key Players to Watch
Rayshon Harrison scores 16.8 points and tacks on 3.2 assists per game, putting him at the top of the Antelopes’ leaderboards for those statistics.
Gabe McGlothan is at the top of the Grand Canyon rebounding leaderboard with 8.1 rebounds per game. He also racks up 11.7 points and adds 0.8 assists per game.
Chance McMillian is the top shooter from deep for the Antelopes, hitting 1.6 threes per game.
Grand Canyon’s leader in steals is McMillian with 0.7 per game, and its leader in blocks is Kobe Knox with 0.8 per game.
Southern Utah vs. Grand Canyon Prediction
- Pick ATS:
Grand Canyon (+5)
- Pick OU:
Southern Utah 75, Grand Canyon 72
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