Weber State favored by -11 against Montana State on Thursday

Montana State Bobcats Weber State Wildcats
9-8 January 23, 2014, 09:00 | Dee Events Center 7-6

Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Dee Events Center Thursday as host Weber State looks to handle the Montana State Bobcats in NCAA hoops action.

The Bobcats will look to vanquish their hosts on Thursday, as they are 7-7-1 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Wildcats are 4-6 ATS. Montana State is 5-8 against the total, while Weber State is 3-7 versus the number.

View Montana State Bobcats vs Weber State Wildcats Odds and Stats.

Weber State opened as -11-point favorites in this college basketball tilt over at 5Dimes but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening total as well at BetOnline.

According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 193-ranked Wildcats and the No. 121-rated Bobcats in this matchup.


Montana State was a 72-69 loser in its last match at home against North Dakota. They failed to cover the 5-point spread as favorites. Montana State got 25 points from Flavien Davis on the way to a 72-69 loss against North Dakota on Saturday at Worthington Arena.

In their last action, Weber State was a 65-59 winner at home against Idaho State. They failed to cover the 10-point spread as favorites. The Wildcats got 23 points from Davion Berry as Weber State ran past Idaho State 65-59 on Monday at Dee Events Center.

How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Weber State has the nation's No. 170-rated offensive output, at 70.64 PPG. The visiting Bobcats defense ranks No. 128 allowing on average 69.18 PPG. The Wildcats FG% has averaged 45.79% so far, less than the Bobcats marksmen have achieved on the year, 46.28% per game.

A few Bobcats at Wildcats trends to consider:
Montana State is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Montana State's last 6 games
Montana State is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Montana State is 6-19 SU in its last 25 games on the road
Weber State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
Weber State is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Weber State's last 6 games
Weber State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next up:
Montana State at Idaho State, Saturday, January 25th
Weber State at Montana, Saturday, January 25th