Montana State vs. Weber State - 2/19/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Weber State Wildcats (10-14) at Montana State Bobcats (6-19)
College Basketball: Thursday, February 19, 2015 at 9:05 pm (Worthington Arena)
The Line: Montana State Bobcats +1 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Weber State Wildcats and Montana State Bobcats meet Thursday at the Brick Breeden Fieldhouse.
The Weber State Wildcats need a win after losing six of their last eight games. On the season, Weber State is averaging 64.1 points on 39.7 percent shooting and is allowing 68.8 points on 46.2 percent shooting. Jeremy Senglin is averaging 16 points and 3.5 assists and Joel Bolomboy is averaging 13 points and 10.2 rebounds. Richaud Gittens is dishing 2.7 assists and Kyndahl Hill is grabbing 5.3 rebounds. The Weber State Wildcats have four players averaging at least nine points, and they’re shooting 76.1 percent from the line and 34.2 percent from beyond the arc. Defensively, Weber State is allowing 36.9 percent shooting from downtown and has given up 65 or less points in three straight games.
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The Montana State Bobcats look for a season-high third straight victory. On the season, Montana State is averaging 62.7 points on 39.7 percent shooting and is allowing 72.6 points on 47 percent shooting. Michael Dison is averaging 13.7 points and 3.8 rebounds while Marcus Colbert is averaging 11.5 points and five assists. Danny Robison is grabbing 4.6 rebounds and Stephan Holm is shooting 39.9 percent from the field. The Montana State Bobcats have four players averaging at least 9.6 points, and they’re shooting 70.8 percent from the line and 35.9 percent shooting from deep. Defensively, Montana State is allowing 40.6 percent shooting from deep and has given up 78 or more points in four of its last six games.
The Wildcats are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games vs. a team with a losing home record and 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Bobcats are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 home games and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall. Wildcats are 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings in Montana State and the favorite is 8-3 ATS in the last 11 meetings.
Weber State looks to have thrown in the towel, while Montana State is looking to acheive a season-high thirs straight win. This is a game you're better off leaving alone but if forced to pick, I'm taking the Bobcats on their home court.