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Weber State Wildcats vs Montana Grizzlies Odds
College hoops betting interest focuses on the Montana vs Weber State battle Saturday at Dahlberg Arena as the Grizzlies look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
The Grizzlies bring a 13-4 record (7-7-1 ATS) to this tilt against the 13-4 Wildcats, who are 6-8 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Montana go 7-4-1 so far and the Wildcats go 7-5.
Bettors looking to go with the Grizzlies in this one found them listed as 1-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Wildcats was expected to move the line.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 237-rated Grizzlies and the No. 44-ranked Wildcats, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 85-74 result in favor of the Wildcats.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Montana's No. 104-ranked offense, averaging 70.6 PPG, against a Wildcats defense that ranks No. 68 at 61.6 PPG. The Grizzlies field goal percentage has averaged 46.7% so far, less than the Wildcats marksmen have achieved on the year, 50.1% per game.
Defensively, Weber State features the nation's No. 83-rated defense on the road, allowing 65.4 points per game. Montana, meanwhile, comes in at No. 137 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Weber State, they were a 79-74 loser as they battled Montana State on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 7.5-point favorite. The Wildcats endured a 79-74 loss at the hands of the Bobcats on Thursday, despite a 24-point effort from Davion Berry at Worthington Arena.
Last time out for Montana, they were a 70-51 winner as they battled Idaho State at home. They covered in the match as a 13-point favorite. Montana got 21 points from Mathias Ward en route to a 70-51 victory over Idaho State on Thursday at Dahlberg Arena.
Weber State Wildcats Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing North Dakota are 1-0
After playing Montana State are 6-4
After a loss are 8-2
Montana Grizzlies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Portland State are 8-2
After playing Idaho State are 5-5
After a win are 8-2
A few Wildcats at Grizzlies trends to consider:
Weber State is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Weber State's last 6 games when playing on the road against Montana
Weber State is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games on the road
Weber State is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Montana
Montana is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Montana's last 5 games
Montana is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Weber State
Montana is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Weber State at North Dakota, Thursday, January 31
Montana at Portland State, Thursday, January 31