Weber State Wildcats vs. Montana State Bobcats - 2/25/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Montana State Bobcats (12-14) at Weber State Wildcats (20-7)
College Basketball: Thursday, February 25, 2016 at 9:05 pm (Dee Events Center)
The Line: Weber State Wildcats -12 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The top ranked Weber State Bobcats host the Montana State Bobcats in Big Sky action.
The Montana State Grizzlies are looking at a middle of the pack finish despite winning three of four with their offense doing plenty of damage. The Bobcats are coming off of an 87-78 defeat at instate and conference rival Montana as a ten point underdog. The Grizzlies led by seven at the half and maintained their lead by limiting MSU to 43% shooting while burning the nets at 53% with 15 more free throws. Michael Oguine gave the Bobcats attack a game high 27 points and five yanks on 7-13 with Brandon Gfeller adding 24 points and seven boards on 7-9 including five bombs. Walter Wright and Martin Breunig netted nine points each with Breunig posting seven rebounds.
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With the regular season winding down the Weber State Wildcats own the top spot in the Big Sky and are looking to sew things up. The surging Wildcats have won seven of eight after squeezing by Northern Arizona 77-74 as an eleven points road favorite on Saturday. The Lumberjacks connected at 42.6% with a few more free throws but the Wildcats responded at 45.6% with a 13-29 effort on threes carrying the day.Ako Kaluna was the Lumberjacks go to scorer with 22 points and ten rebounds with Torry Johnson adding 18 points and six pulls. Kris Yanku tossed in 12 points and totaled five pulls while Marcus DeBerry chipped in with nine points.
The over is 7-3 in Montana State last 11 Thursday games. Weber State are 5-12 ATS in their last 17 home games and are 39-17-2 ATS in their last 58 Thursday games. The favorite is 9-3 ATS in the last 12 meetings and the over is 8-3 in the last 11 meetings. Weber State is tied for the Big Sky lead and Montana State is eliminated from a top four finish with a loss so pick your poison…