North Dakota Sioux take on Wildcats in NCAA basketball test
North Dakota Sioux vs Weber State Wildcats Odds
The Weber State Wildcats host North Dakota on Saturday, looking to build on their 8-3 mark against the 4-8 Sioux in college hoops action at Dee Events Center.
Weber State battles the Sioux, currently sitting with a 4-8 mark (4-6 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 2-4 for the Wildcats and 5-2 for the Sioux.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Wildcats as 14-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Wildcats, most recently No. 13 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Sioux, who rate No. 267 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 85-66 victory for the Wildcats.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Sioux is ranked No. 184 in NCAA hoops at 35.2 per game. Contrast that with Weber State’s No. 118 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Weber State is the No. 89-ranked team in the country at 7.1 per game, while North Dakota rates No. 124 at 6.6 per game.
Defensively, North Dakota features the nation's No. 198-rated defense on the road, allowing 71.9 points per game. Weber State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 10 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for North Dakota, they were a 66-53 winner as they battled Idaho State on the road. They covered in the match as a 2.5-point underdog. North Dakota got 19 points from Aaron Anderson en route to a 66-53 victory over Idaho State on Thursday at Holt Arena.
Weber State was a 79-54 winner in their most recent outing at home against Northern Colorado. They covered the 10.5-point spread as favorites. Weber State cruised to victory on Thursday, running Northern Colorado out of the gym and running up a 79-54 score at Dee Events Center.
North Dakota Sioux Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 2-7
Before playing Montana are 1-1
After playing Idaho State are 0-2
After a win are 6-4
Weber State Wildcats Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Southern Utah are 6-4
After playing Northern Colorado are 8-2
After a win are 5-5
A few Sioux at Wildcats trends to consider:
North Dakota is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games on the road
Weber State is 24-1 SU in its last 25 games at home
Weber State is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
North Dakota home to Montana, Thursday, January 10
Weber State at Southern Utah, Thursday, January 10