Montana vs. Wyoming - 11/14/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Wyoming Cowboys (1-0) at Montana Grizzlies (0-1)
College Basketball: Monday, November 14, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Dahlberg Arena)
The Line: Montana Grizzlies -4.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: Campus Insiders
The Montana Grizzlies and the Wyoming Cowboys face off on Monday Night in college basketball action.
The Montana Grizzlies are off to a 0-1 start to the season after losing 75-61 in their opener at USC. Montana shot just 38.6 percent from the floor and 34.5 percent from beyond the 3-point arc and were outrebounded by the Trojans 37-29. Ahmaad Rorie led the Grizzlies with 21 points in 35 minutes of action on the floor. Fabijan Krslovic socred 10 points and had 7 rebounds for Montana, Brandon Gfeller had 9 points, and Bobby Moorhead had 9 points and 7 rebounds. Outside of Rorie, Montana just couldn’t get the 3 to fall and that was a major part of their undoing in their opener.
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The Wyoming Cowboys got their season started with a win as they as they pounded the over-matched Western Colorado State 88-49. Wyoming shot 52.9 percent from the floor and 41.2 percent from beyond the 3-point arc and blocking 9 shots on their way to the win. Jordan Naughton paced the Cowboys with 20 points and 12 rebounds in 21 minutes of action. Alexander Aka Gorski had 20 points for Wyoming, Hayden Dalton had 10 points, and Jason McManamen had 9 points. Wyoming plays much tougher competition in this one and they take their game on the road as well.
Montana is 9-3-1 against the spread in their last 13 home games, 0-4 against the spread in their last 4 non-conference games, and 5-1-3 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread. Wyoming is 2-5 against the spread in their last 7 games, 5-2 against the spread in their last 7 non-conference games, and 1-4 against the spread against the Big Sky.
Wyoming plays in a big conference and they shouldn’t be intimidated at all going on the road where Montana has always been good. This game should be close so I will take the points and Wyoming.