Southern Utah Thunderbirds face Weber State Wildcats: NCAA basketball odds preview and stats

Southern Utah Thunderbirds Weber State Wildcats
1-13 January 18, 2014, 09:00 | Dee Events Center 6-6



The Weber State Wildcats will hit the floor running against the visiting Southern Utah Thunderbirds Saturday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.

Weber State will face the 1-13 Thunderbirds, who own a 3-10 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Wildcats are 3-6 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Thunderbirds are 4-8 favoring the OVER.

View Southern Utah Thunderbirds vs Weber State Wildcats Odds and Stats.

The Thunderbirds were listed as 24-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.

This game puts the Wildcats, most recently No. 197 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Thunderbirds, who rate No. 349 in the latest survey.

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Southern Utah was a 60-45 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Idaho State. They covered the 18-point spread as underdogs. Southern Utah suffered a 60-45 loss against Idaho State on Thursday, getting 11 points from Trey Kennedy in a losing effort at Holt Arena.

Weber State won its last outing, a 72-60 result against North Dakota on January 11. They covered in that game as a 1-point favorite. Jordan Richardson scored 16 points leading the Wildcats to a 72-60 victory over North Dakota at Betty Engelstad Sioux Center on Saturday.

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Weber State's No. 138-rated squad against Southern Utah's No. 252-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Weber State rates No. 140 in the country with 6 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 241 nationally with 4.43 per match.

A few Thunderbirds at Wildcats trends to consider:
Southern Utah is 3-10 ATS in its last 13 games
Southern Utah is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Southern Utah's last 9 games
Southern Utah is 4-11 ATS in its last 15 games on the road
Weber State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Weber State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Weber State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Southern Utah
Weber State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Southern Utah


Next up:
Southern Utah at Eastern Washington, Thursday, January 23rd
Weber State at Idaho State, Monday, January 20th