CIT Final Odds: ECU vs. Weber State
The East Carolina Pirates will take on the Weber State Wildcats on Tuesday night in the championship game of the College Insider Postseason Tournament.
East Carolina knocked off Evansville by a score of 81-58 in the semifinals of the tournament on Saturday, winning as a 2-point underdog at the sportsbooks in that game. Weber State is coming off a 59-56 win over Northern Iowa as a 6-point underdog on the college basketball betting lines.
The Wildcats sit at 30-6 (19-13-1 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Pirates are currently 22-12 (15-10-2 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Weber State is 15-16 OU, and East Carolina is 16-7-1 OU.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Wildcats - Pirates odds would favor the Wildcats if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Weber State is rated No. 33 in the current Odds Shark poll, while East Carolina is at No. 121. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 86-77 win for the Wildcats.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Weber State's No. 108-rated squad against East Carolina's No. 103-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Weber State rates No. 72 in the country with 7.2 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 28 nationally with 7.9 per match.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, East Carolina owns the country's No. 312-rated mark, allowing 75.7 points per game on the highway. Weber State, on the other hand, rates No. 14 in scoring at home.
East Carolina won its last outing, an 81-58 result against Evansville on March 30. They covered in that game as a 1.5-point underdog. The battle between the Pirates and Purple Aces didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Evansville was handed an 81-58 defeat on Saturday at Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum.
Weber State was a 59-56 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Northern Iowa. They covered the 6-point spread as underdogs. Davion Berry scored 15 points leading the Wildcats to a 59-56 victory over Northern Iowa at McLeod Center on Saturday.