Montana vs. Weber State Big Sky Tournament - 3/12/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Weber State Wildcats (13-16) at Montana Grizzlies (18-11)
College Basketball: Thursday, March 12, 2015 at 10:00 pm (Dahlberg Arena)
The Line: Montana Grizzlies -8.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Montana Grizzlies and the Weber State Wildcats face off on Thursday in Big Sky college basketball tournament action.
The Montana Grizzlies are 18-11 this season and they finished the season tied for first place in the Big Sky conference standings. Montana is averaging 71.8 points and they are shooting 46.9 percent while defensively they are allowing 66.8 points and their opponents are shooting 43.5 percent. Jordan Gregory leads the Grizzlies averaging 16.8 points per game. Martin Breunig is averaging 16.6 points and 6.9 rebounds, Mario Dunn is averaging 9.3 points, and Brandon Gfeller is averaging 9.2 points. While this game is in Montana it is their first “neutral site” game and the Grizzlies were 14-4 in the Big Sky.
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The Weber State Wildcats are 13-16 this season and they finished in eighth place in Big Sky standings. Weber State is averaging 66.8 points and they are shooting 42.4 percent while defensively they are allowing 67.8 points and their opponents are shooting 44.6 percent. Jeremy Senglin leads eh Wildcats averaging 15.4 points per game. Joe Bolomboy is averaging 13.1 points and 10.2 rebounds, Richaud Gittens is averaging 10.2 points, and Chis Golden is averaging 9.9 points. Weber State is 8-10 in Big Sky games and 1-2 in neutral site games.
Montana is 5-1-2 against the spread in their last eight games, 5-2-2 against the spread in their last nine home games, and 5-1-2 against the spread following a win. Weber State is 2-5 against the spread in their last seven games, 5-15-1 against the spread against a team with a winning record, and 36-13-2 against the spread in their last 51 Thursday games. The favorite has covered the point spread in five of the last six meetings of these two.
My free pick in this one is going to be on the total so please check back when the totals are posted.