BYU Cougars vs Weber State Wildcats Odds
Weber State looks to cover the Wildcats-Cougars pointspread on Saturday and improve its overall 4-2 mark when they host BYU in college basketball wagering action.
Weber State will face the 6-3 Cougars, who own a 3-6 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Wildcats are 0-2 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Cougars are 1-2-1 favoring the OVER.
Sportsbooks (including ) had the Wildcats installed as 2-point underdogs in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over-under value at TopBet.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 6 (Wildcats) and the No. 64 (Cougars) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 86-74 result in favor of the Wildcats has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Weber State has the nation's No. 69-rated offensive output, at 74.7 PPG. The visiting Cougars defense ranks No. 252 allowing on average 70.2 PPG. The Wildcats FG% has averaged 46.9% so far, more than the Cougars marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.5% per game.
Defensively, BYU features the nation's No. 330-rated defense on the road, allowing 83 points per game. Weber State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 10 nationally in scoring at home.
BYU was a 61-58 winner in their most recent outing at home against Utah. They failed to cover the 11.5-point spread as favorites. Matt Carlino scored 19 points leading the Cougars to a 61-58 victory over Utah at Marriott Center on Saturday.
Last time out for Weber State, they were a 65-51 winner as they battled UC Irvine at home. They covered in the match as a 7-point favorite. The Wildcats grabbed a 65-51 win over the Anteaters on Saturday, behind a 16-point effort from Kyle Tresnak at Dee Events Center.
BYU Cougars Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Eastern New Mexico are 1-0
After playing Utah are 8-2
After a win are 5-5
Weber State Wildcats Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Eastern Washington are 9-1
After playing UC Irvine are 1-0
After a win are 6-4
A few Cougars at Wildcats trends to consider:
BYU is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Weber State
BYU is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
BYU is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Weber State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Weber State is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games
Weber State is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against BYU
Weber State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing BYU
BYU home to Eastern New Mexico, Tuesday, December 18
Weber State at Eastern Washington, Thursday, December 20