Weber State vs. Idaho State - 3/2/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Weber State vs. Idaho State - 3/2/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Idaho State Bengals (6-20) at Weber State Wildcats (11-17)

College Basketball: Monday, March 2, 2020 at 9:00 pm (Dee Events Center)

The Line: Weber State Wildcats -5.5 -- Over/Under: 142

TV: Pluto

The Idaho State Bengals and Weber State Wildcats meet Monday in college basketball action at the Dee Events Center.

The Idaho State Bengals are looking for their first win since January 11. The Idaho State Bengals are averaging 69.2 points on 45.3 percent shooting and allowing 72.5 points on 48.3 percent shooting. Tarik Cool is averaging 12.7 points and 3.1 assists while Chier Maker is averaging 11.4 points and 5.7 rebounds. Malik Porter is the third double-digit scorer and Jared Stutzman is grabbing four rebounds. The Idaho State Bengals are shooting 34.8 percent from beyond the arc and 65.2 percent from the free throw line. The Idaho State Bengals are allowing 31.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30 rebounds per game. The Idaho State Bengals have lost five straight road games.

The Weber State Wildcats need a win after splitting their last 12 games. The Weber State Wildcats are averaging 70 points on 45.6 percent shooting and allowing 71.4 points on 44.8 percent shooting. Jerrick Harding is averaging 22.4 points and 2.9 rebounds while Cody John is averaging 14.4 points and 1.6 assists. Michal Kozak is dishing 1.3 assists and Kham Davis is grabbing 4.8 rebounds. The Weber State Wildcats are shooting 32.8 percent from beyond the arc and 71.6 percent from the free throw line. The Weber State Wildcats are allowing 35 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31 rebounds per game. The Weber State Wildcats have won four of their last five home games.

Will update with trends once they're released.

Both of these teams are playing subpar basketball, so this is a spot where I usually just take the points and hope for the best. However, the Idaho State Bengals haven't won a game in over a month and lose on the road by an average of 8.6 points while shooting 43 percent from the field. The Weber State Wildcats win at home by an average of 12.8 points while shooting 49.4 percent from the field and 36.7 percent from three. The only reason to consider Idaho State is because the Bengals are 9-4 against the spread on the road. Other than that, this should be a comfortable home win for Weber State.

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Randy’s Pick Weber State Wildcats -5.5

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.