Weber State vs. North Dakota - 1/7/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
North Dakota Sioux (6-7) at Weber State Wildcats (9-5)
College Basketball: Thursday, January 7, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Dee Events Center)
The Line: Weber State Wildcats -13 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The North Dakota Fighting Hawks and Weber State Wildcats square off Thursday night at the Dee Events Center.
The North Dakota Fighting Hawks look for consistency after splitting their last eight games. The North Dakota Fighting Hawks are averaging 65.2 points on 40.4 percent shooting and allowing 72.2 points on 45.7 percent shooting. Quinton Hooker is averaging 18.3 points and 3.5 assists while Geno Crandall is averaging 10.2 points and 3.7 rebounds. Drick Bernstine is dishing 2.2 assists and Cortez Seales is grabbing 2.4 rebounds. The North Dakota Fighting Hawks are shooting 29.7 percent from beyond the arc and 62.8 percent from the free throw line. North Dakota is allowing 36.5 percent shooting from deep and is forcing 13.1 turnovers per game. The North Dakota Fighting Hawks have lost 10 of their last 14 road games.
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The Weber State Wildcats look to build on their solid four-game winning streak. The Weber State Wildcats are averaging 75.9 points on 47.2 percent shooting and allowing 72.2 points on 42.7 percent shooting. Jeremy Senglin is averaging 19 points and 2.8 assists while Joel Bolomboy is averaging 18.3 points and 13 rebounds. Kyndahl Hill is grabbing 5.2 rebounds and Dusty Baker is dishing 2.3 assists. The Weber State Wildcats are shooting 36.2 percent from beyond the arc and 70 percent from the free throw line. Weber State is allowing 35.7 percent shooting from deep and is forcing 11.1 turnovers per game. The Weber State Wildcats have won seven of their last nine home games.
The Fighting Hawks are 0-3-1 ATS in their last 4 Thursday games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Wildcats are 3-8 ATS in their last 11 home games and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games following a straight up win. The Fighting Hawks are 0-4 ATS in the last 4 meetings.
Weber State is starting to find its groove a bit and continues to rely on an offense that can hurt you from just about anywhere on the court. North Dakota doesn't have the horses to hang in this game and is a team that's lost three of its four road games this year by double digits. I'll eat the chalk here.