Weber State vs. Northern Colorado - 3/8/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Northern Colorado Bears (21-11) at Weber State Wildcats (20-10)
College Basketball: Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 5:35 pm (Reno Events Center)
The Line: Weber State Wildcats +2.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Weber State Wildcats butt heads with the Northern Colorado Bears in Big Sky college basketball action.
The Northern Colorado Bears advanced to the Big Sky quarterfinals after brushing aside Northern Arizona 82-59. Both teams connected at around 46% but Northern Colorado totaled 12 more looks and hit 14-31 from beyond the arc.
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Jordan Davis was the Bears top offensive option with a contest high 21 points on 8-13 and 4-6 at the stripe with Anthony Johnson tossing in 17 points on 6-9. Andre Spight and Jonah Radebaugh gave Northern Colorado 12 points apiece with Radebaugh hauling in eleven rebounds.
The third seed Weber State Wildcats were once the face of the Big Sky and hope for a return to glory. Weber State lost three of four to close the regular season and fall from contention for the conference crown. The Wildcats outscored opponents 79-70 on their way to a 20-10 record with a bye in to the quarterfinals.
The Wildcats packed plenty of punch at the offensive end with Jerrick Harding topping the team with 22.1 point on 52.9% shooting with Ryan Richardson tossing in 14 points. Zach Braxton gave Weber State 12.3 points and 7.8 rebounds followed by Brekkott Chapman with 10.5 points and another 5.7 rebounds.
Under is 17-4 in Northern Colorado last 21 neutral site games. Over is 17-5 in Weber State last 22 Thursday games and over is 35-15-1 in Weber State last 51 vs. Big Sky and over is 11-5-1 in Weber State last 17 overall. Under is 6-2 in the last 8 meetings and favorite is 9-4 ATS in the last 13 meetings.
Weber State comes off of a bye and is a small dog…something smells fishy to me…