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Montana State Bobcats vs Weber State Wildcats Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Montana State when they take on the Weber State Wildcats on Saturday in college hoops betting action.
The Wildcats sport records of 18-5 and 11-8-1 ATS heading into this battle, while the Bobcats have 10-13 and 10-11 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 10-8 for the Wildcats and 10-7 for the Bobcats.
Bettors looking to go with the Wildcats in this one found them listed as 16-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Bobcats was expected to move the line.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Wildcats sit at No. 38 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Bobcats sit at No. 288 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Wildcats will win this game 86-68.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Weber State's No. 22 nationally ranked offense (76.7 points per game) against a Bobcats defense that sits as the No. 316 at 73.6 PPG. The Wildcats have been averaging 50.9% from the field, more than the Bobcats have managed so far this season (42.5% on average).
Defensively, Montana State features the nation's No. 321-rated defense on the road, allowing 77.4 points per game. Weber State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 15 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Montana State, they were an 87-51 loser as they battled Idaho State on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 1-point underdog. Montana State was crushed on Thursday, getting blown out by Idaho State and falling by an 87-51 score at Holt Arena.
In their last action, Weber State was an 87-63 winner at home against Montana. They covered the 7-point spread as favorites. Weber State cruised to victory on Thursday, running Montana out of the gym and running up an 87-63 score at Dee Events Center.
Montana State Bobcats Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
After playing Idaho State are 1-9
After a loss are 4-6
Weber State Wildcats Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
After playing Montana are 7-3
After a win are 9-1
A few Bobcats at Wildcats trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Montana State's last 7 games when playing on the road against Weber State
Montana State is 2-7 ATS in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Weber State
Montana State is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Weber State
Montana State is 2-15 SU in its last 17 games on the road
Weber State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Weber State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Weber State is 5-0-1 ATS in its last 6 games
Weber State is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Montana State
Montana State home to South Dakota, Sunday, February 24
Weber State at Oral Roberts, Saturday, February 23