Weber State Wildcats host Montana Grizzlies in college basketball action
Montana Grizzlies vs Weber State Wildcats Odds
The Weber State Wildcats host Montana on Thursday, looking to build on their 17-5 mark against the 18-4 Grizzlies in college hoops action at Dee Events Center.
The Wildcats bring a 17-5 record (10-8-1 ATS) to this tilt against the 18-4 Grizzlies, who are 10-9-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Weber State go 9-8 so far and the Grizzlies go 9-7-1.
The Grizzlies were listed as 6-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Wildcats at No. 38 and the Grizzlies at No. 173 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 84-75 result in favor of the Wildcats.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Weber State has the nation's No. 24-rated offensive output, at 76.2 PPG. The visiting Grizzlies defense ranks No. 128 allowing on average 64.4 PPG. The Wildcats FG% has averaged 50.6% so far, more than the Grizzlies marksmen have achieved on the year, 47.3% per game.
Defensively, Montana features the nation's No. 108-rated defense on the road, allowing 66.7 points per game. Weber State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 18 nationally in scoring at home.
Montana won its last outing, a 78-58 result against North Dakota on February 9. They covered in that game as a 12-point favorite. Montana cruised to victory on Saturday, running North Dakota out of the gym and running up a 78-58 score at Dahlberg Arena.
Weber State was a 56-40 winner in their most recent outing at home against Idaho State. They earned a push of the 16-point spread as favorites. Kyle Tresnak scored 15 points leading the Wildcats to a 56-40 victory over Idaho State at Dee Events Center on Monday.
Montana Grizzlies Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Idaho State are 8-2
After playing North Dakota are 4-0
After a win are 10-0
Weber State Wildcats Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 8-2
Before playing Montana State are 7-3
After playing Idaho State are 9-1
After a win are 9-1
A few Grizzlies at Wildcats trends to consider:
Montana is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Montana is 5-0-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Montana's last 5 games when playing on the road against Weber State
Montana is 1-8 ATS in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Weber State
Weber State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Weber State is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Montana
Weber State is 13-2 SU in its last 15 games
Weber State is 4-0-1 ATS in its last 5 games
Montana at Idaho State, Saturday, February 16
Weber State home to Montana State, Saturday, February 16