BYU Cougars vs. Weber State Wildcats - 12/5/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Weber State Wildcats (5-2) at BYU Cougars (4-2)
College Basketball: Saturday, December 5, 2015 at 3:00 pm (EnergySolutions Arena)
The Line: BYU Cougars -4 -- Over/Under: 146 See the Latest Odds
The Weber State Wildcats will travel to play the BYU Cougars in a non-conference game on Saturday.
The BYU Cougars are 4-2 and are coming off of a loss to Utah by a score of 83-75. BYU was down 23 points at halftime, which was too big of a hole to dig out of for the Cougars. Chase Fischer led BYU with 26 points in this game. Kyle Davis added 12 points and 8 rebounds for BYU. BYU was out rebounded by a total of 42-36 and had 10 assists in their defeat. BYU is averaging 82 points per game while giving up 70.4 points per game. BYU is also averaging 48.3 rebounds per game and 17 assists per game. Kyle Collinsworth is averaging 15.5 points per game, 9.2 rebounds per game, and 6 assists per game. BYU is shooting 59.4% on free throws, 33.6% on three-pointers, and 46.3% on all field goal attempts.
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The Weber State Wildcats are 5-2 and are coming off of a win against Pacific Union by a score of 95-57. Weber State rolled over their NAIA opponent and met very little resistance on the offensive end. Joel Bolomby led Weber State with 20 points and 13 rebounds. Zach Braxton added 15 points and 5 rebounds for Weber State. Weber State out rebounded their opponent by a total of 43-29 and had 20 assists in their victory. Weber State is averaging 74.2 points per game while giving up 67 points per game. Weber State is also averaging 34.3 rebounds per game and 12.5 assists per game. Jeremy Senglin is averaging 20.5 points per game and 4.2 rebounds per game. Joel Bolomby is averaging 16.8 points per game and 12.2 assists per game. Weber State is shooting 71.1% on free throws, 40.4% on three-pointers, and 49% on all field goal attempts.
Weber State is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games. Weber State is 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games against WCC. The under is 4-1 in Weber State’s last 5 games following a win. BYU is 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games against the Big Sky. BYU is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 Saturday games. The over is 4-0 in BYU’s last 4 home games.
BYU comes into this game with a high scoring offense and a defense that has played well to start the season. Weber State has started the season strong and also plays good defense. With BYU being the home team, I have to side with the talented Cougars.