Southern Utah @ Sacramento State
Current Records: Southern Utah 15-7; Sacramento State 6-14
What to Know
The Sacramento State Hornets haven't won a contest against the Southern Utah Thunderbirds since Feb. 13 of 2020, but they'll be looking to end the drought Saturday. Sacramento State and Southern Utah will face off in a Big Sky battle at 4 p.m. ET at The Hornets Nest. Given that these two teams suffered a loss in their last game, they both have a little extra motivation heading into this game.
The Hornets ended up a good deal behind the Northern Colorado Bears when they played on Thursday, losing 79-61.
Meanwhile, the matchup between the Thunderbirds and the Montana Grizzlies on Monday was not a total blowout, but with Southern Utah falling 78-67 on the road, it was darn close to turning into one.
Sacramento State is expected to lose this next one by 7.5. They have failed bettors playing the spread in their past six games, so buyers beware.
The losses put Sacramento State at 6-14 and Southern Utah at 15-7. The Hornets are 5-8 after losses this year, Southern Utah 4-2.
How To Watch
- When: Saturday at 4 p.m. ET
- Where: The Hornets Nest -- Sacramento, California
- Follow: CBS Sports App
- Ticket Cost: $21.00
The Thunderbirds are a big 7.5-point favorite against the Hornets, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 7.5-point spread, and stayed right there.
Southern Utah have won six out of their last 11 games against Sacramento State.
- Dec 30, 2021 - Southern Utah 64 vs. Sacramento State 51
- Feb 20, 2021 - Southern Utah 77 vs. Sacramento State 57
- Feb 18, 2021 - Southern Utah 88 vs. Sacramento State 69
- Feb 13, 2020 - Sacramento State 70 vs. Southern Utah 55
- Jan 18, 2020 - Southern Utah 74 vs. Sacramento State 49
- Feb 14, 2019 - Sacramento State 84 vs. Southern Utah 73
- Jan 19, 2019 - Southern Utah 76 vs. Sacramento State 71
- Feb 24, 2018 - Southern Utah 77 vs. Sacramento State 74
- Feb 25, 2017 - Sacramento State 86 vs. Southern Utah 76
- Jan 12, 2017 - Sacramento State 88 vs. Southern Utah 83
- Mar 03, 2016 - Sacramento State 69 vs. Southern Utah 63