Weber State vs. Montana - 3/12/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Montana Grizzlies (21-10) at Weber State Wildcats (25-8)
College Basketball: Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 8:45 pm (Reno Events Center)
The Line: Weber State Wildcats -1.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Weber State Wildcats and the Montana Grizzlies face off on Saturday in the Big Sky Championship game in a college basketball match up.
The Weber State Wildcats are 25-8 this season and they outlasted North Dakota in overtime to earn their spot in this game. Weber State is averaging 74.9 points per game and they are shooting 47.3 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 68.8 points and their opponents are shooting 42.4 percent. Jeremy Senglin leads the Wildcats averaging 18.2 points per game. Joel Bolomboy is averaging 17.6 points and 12.8 rebounds, Kyndahl Hill is averaging 8.2 points and 5.9 rebounds, and Zach Braxton is averaging 6.8 points. Weber State is 17-3 in Big Sky play and 6-0 in neutral site games.
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The Montana Grizzlies are 21-10 this season and they cruised past Idaho on Friday to earn their spot in this game. Montana is averaging 72.7 points per game and they are shooting 46.4 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 68.6 points and their opponents are shooting 43.3 percent. Martin Breunig leads the Grizzlies averaging 18.8 points and 9.2 rebounds per game. Walter Wright is averaging 13 points, Michael Oguine is averaging 11.4 points, and Brandon Gfeller is averaging 8.8 points. Montana is 16-4 in the Big Sky and 2-0 in neutral site games.
Weber State is 5-2 against the spread in neutral site games, 2-9 against the spread in their last 11 games, and 1-8 against the spread following a win. Montana is 2-5 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread and 1-4 against the spread against a team with a winning percentage higher than .600. The favorite has covered the point spread in four of the last five meetings of these two teams.
THe line has inverted but I still see Weber State as the better team and I will take the points.