Weber State Wildcats (21-11) vs. Montana State Bobcats (25-7)
March 11, 2022 7:30 pm EDT
The Line: Montana State Bobcats -2 / Weber State Wildcats +2; Over/Under: +143
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The Weber State Wildcats and the Montana State Bobcats meet in college basketball action from the Idaho Central Arena on Friday night.
The Weber State Wildcats reached the conference semis after a 68-56 win over Montana last time out. Koby McEwen leads the Wildcats in scoring with 18.2 PPG while Seikou Sisoho-Jawara leads the Wildcats in assists, logging 12.6 PPG as well as 3 APG. Dillon Jones has 12.1 PPG with a team-high 10.6 RPG to average a double-double per game and lead Weber State on the glass and JJ Overton has 12.5 PPG to make up the group of double-digit scorers for Weber State so far this season. As a team, Weber State is averaging 76.7 PPG on 47.5% shooting from the field, 34% from three and 75.2% from the foul line while allowing 70.8 PPG on 43.9% shooting from the field and 37.1% from three this season.
The Montana State Bobcats will look to advance to the title game after an 83-61 win over Sacramento State. Xavier Bishop leads the Bobcats in scoring and assists with 13.7 PPG and 4.3 APG while Jubrile Belo has 13.5 PPG with a team-high 7 RPG to lead Montana State on the glass so far this season. Amin Adamu has 11.5 PPG to make up the group of double-digit scorers for Montana State up to this point in the season. As a team, Montana State is averaging 76.7 PPG on 47.1% shooting from the field, 36.5% from three and 75% from the foul line while allowing 68.9 PPG on 42.6% shooting from the field and 32.7% from three this season.
Weber State is 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games following a win and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games against a team with a winning record while the under is 10-2 in their last 12 neutral site games as an underdog. Montana State is 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games following a win and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games as a favorite while the over is 7-1-1 in their last 9 games overall.
I get the allure of points with a name brand Big Sky team like Weber State, but the thing is that Weber State’s struggled ATS when it comes to playing higher level opposition like Montana State and with a low line, I have to go with the team riding more momentum here and that is Montana State.