How to Watch Montana State Bobcats vs. Northern Colorado Bears: Live Stream or on TV

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How to Watch Montana State Bobcats vs. Northern Colorado Bears: Live Stream or on TV


The Montana State Bobcats (22-9, 15-3 Big Sky) aim to extend a seven-game home win streak when they host the Northern Colorado Bears (12-19, 6-12 Big Sky) on March 5, 2023.

Montana State was victorious in its most recent game versus Eastern Washington, 79-74, on Monday. Darius Brown II was its top scorer with 18 points. Northern Colorado won its previous game versus Portland State, 84-80, on Saturday. Matt Johnson led the way with 22 points, plus four boards and zero assists.

When is Montana State vs. Northern Colorado and when does it start?

This game between the Bobcats and Bears is set to start on Sunday, March 5, 2023. Expect to see the opening tip at 10:00 PM ET.

Where to Watch Montana State vs. Northern Colorado

The Bobcats and Bears will take to the floor at Idaho Central Arena for this matchup on March 5, and if you’d like to see the game live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on ESPN+.

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Montana State Bobcats vs. Northern Colorado Bears Game Preview

Montana State Stats, Odds & Insights

Montana State outscores opponents by 7.7 points per game (scoring 74.0 per game to rank 125th in college basketball while allowing 66.3 per contest to rank 70th in college basketball) and has a +238 scoring differential overall.

The Bobcats are averaging 74.0 points, only 3.3 fewer than the 77.3 the Bears allow.

Montana State connects on 6.2 three-pointers per game (304th in college basketball) at a 33.4% rate (229th in college basketball), compared to the 6.2 its opponents make while shooting 35.4% from beyond the arc.

The Bobcats average 82.2 points per game in home games, compared to 69.1 points per game on the road, a difference of 13.1 points per contest.

Montana State has been racking up 71.4 points per game in its last 10 times on the court, an average that’s slightly lower than the 74.0 it has scored over the course of the 2022-23 campaign.

Northern Colorado Stats, Odds & Insights

Northern Colorado has a -114 scoring differential, falling short by 3.7 points per game. It is putting up 73.6 points per game, 134th in college basketball, and is allowing 77.3 per contest to rank 344th in college basketball.

The Bears’ 73.6 points per game are 7.3 more than the Bobcats allow.

Northern Colorado connects on 8.4 three-pointers per game (80th in college basketball) while shooting 35.8% from beyond the arc (91st in college basketball). It is making 1.8 more threes than its opponents, who drain 6.6 per game at 32.9%.

At home the Bears are scoring 75.1 points per game, 4.7 more than they are averaging on the road (70.4).

While Northern Colorado is averaging 73.6 points per game in 2022-23, it has bettered that mark in its last 10 games, amassing 78.7 a contest.

Bobcats Key Players to Watch

Bobcats Leaders
Raequan Battle 31 17.1 3.1 1.0 0.9 0.5 1.4
Jubrile Belo 31 12.8 6.1 0.9 0.7 1.1 0.0
Great Osobor 30 9.7 4.4 1.0 0.6 0.8 0.0
Darius Brown II 30 9.2 4.2 4.7 1.9 0.0 0.8
Caleb Fuller 30 6.3 3.1 1.1 0.5 0.1 0.4

Bears Key Players to Watch

Bears Leaders
Dalton Knecht 31 20.0 7.2 1.7 0.8 0.5 2.5
Daylen Kountz 31 16.9 3.1 3.0 0.8 0.1 1.0
Matt Johnson 31 12.4 2.8 3.4 0.9 0.0 2.3
Riley Abercrombie 26 8.2 4.2 0.9 0.2 0.4 2.0
Caleb Shaw 30 5.5 2.3 0.6 0.3 0.1 0.7

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Author: Andy Molitor

Andy has been involved in sports betting on and off his entire adult life and has been creating content surrounding it for the past five years. While the NFL is his first love, he also bets hundreds of college basketball games every winter and loves sweating golf DFS during the football offseason.