NCAA Basketball Game Preview - Hornets underdogs vs Wildcats at Sacramento State

Weber State WildcatsSacramento State Hornets
Feb 28, 10:05 PM | Colberg Court

Weber State Wildcats vs Sacramento State Hornets Odds

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The Sacramento State Hornets will try to cover the spread at Colberg Court on Thursday when they get a visit from the Weber State Wildcats in NCAA basketball action.

The Wildcats will look to vanquish their hosts on Thursday, as they are 12-9-1 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Hornets are 9-10-2 ATS. Weber State is 10-10 against the total, while Sacramento State is 7-12 versus the number.

View Weber State vs Sacramento State Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Wildcats were listed as 7-point favorites at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Hornets rated this week at No. 223 and the Wildcats sitting at No. 38. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 82-68 result in favor of the Wildcats.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Sacramento State has the nation's No. 206-rated offensive output, at 66.4 PPG. The visiting Wildcats defense ranks No. 49 allowing on average 61.1 PPG. The Hornets FG% has averaged 42.1% so far, less than the Wildcats marksmen have achieved on the year, 51.4% per game.

Defensively, Weber State features the nation's No. 73-rated defense on the road, allowing 65 points per game. Sacramento State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 137 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Weber State was a 70-66 winner on the road against Oral Roberts. They covered the 3.5-point spread as underdogs. Weber State got 20 points from Kyle Tresnak en route to a 70-66 victory over Oral Roberts on Saturday at Mabee Center.

Sacramento State was a 51-50 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Santa Barbara. They covered the 6-point spread as underdogs. Sacramento State earned a 51-50 victory over Santa Barbara on Saturday, getting 12 points from Dylan Garrity at Thunderdome.

Weber State Wildcats Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Northern Arizona are 8-2
After a win are 9-1

Sacramento State Hornets Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 1-9
Before playing Idaho State are 2-8
After a win are 3-7

A few Wildcats at Hornets trends to consider:
Weber State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Sacramento State
Weber State is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games on the road
Sacramento State is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Sacramento State's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Sacramento State's last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Sacramento State's last 6 games when playing Weber State

Next up:
Weber State at Northern Arizona, Saturday, March 2
Sacramento State home to Idaho State, Saturday, March 2

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