Southern Utah Thunderbirds vs Weber State Wildcats Betting Matchup Report
Weber State Wildcats vs Southern Utah Thunderbirds Odds
The Weber State Wildcats will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Thunderbirds in Southern Utah at Centrum Arena on Thursday in college basketball action.
The Wildcats will try to spoil to the party on Thursday; they are 5-4 ATS against the number this season, while the Thunderbirds are 5-6 ATS. Weber State is 3-4 on the totals; Southern Utah is 2-5.
The Wildcats were listed as 7.5-point favorites at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Thunderbirds at No. 277 and the Wildcats at No. 31 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 88-61 result in favor of the Wildcats.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Southern Utah's No. 75-rated squad against Weber State's No. 86-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Southern Utah rates No. 309 in the country with 4.6 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 75 nationally with 7.2 per match.
Defensively, Weber State features the nation's No. 53-rated defense on the road, allowing 63.2 points per game. Southern Utah, meanwhile, comes in at No. 231 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Weber State, they were a 95-63 winner as they battled North Dakota at home. They covered in the match as a 13.5-point favorite. The battle between the Wildcats and Sioux didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as North Dakota was handed a 95-63 defeat on Saturday at Dee Events Center.
In their last action, Southern Utah was a 64-59 loser on the road against Sacramento State. They covered the 7-point spread as underdogs. Southern Utah got 24 points and 12 rebounds from Jackson Stevenett in a losing cause in their 64-59 loss to Sacramento State on Monday.
Weber State Wildcats Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Idaho State are 8-2
After a win are 6-4
Southern Utah Thunderbirds Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Idaho State are 4-6
After playing Sacramento State are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5
A few Wildcats at Thunderbirds trends to consider:
Weber State is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
Southern Utah is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Southern Utah is 6-13 SU in its last 19 games
Southern Utah is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Weber State
Weber State at Idaho State, Monday, January 14
Southern Utah home to Idaho State, Saturday, January 12