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Weber State vs Northern Colorado 12/29/22 College Basketball Picks, Predictions, Odds

Northern Colorado Bears (5-7) vs. Weber State Wildcats (5-8)
December 29, 2022 9:00 pm EDT
The Line: Weber State Wildcats -3 / Northern Colorado Bears +3; Over/Under: +145.5
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The Northern Colorado Bears and Weber State Wildcats meet Thursday in college basketball action at the Dee Events Center. The Northern Colorado Bears look for their sixth win. The Weber State Wildcats look for their sixth win.

The Northern Colorado Bears are averaging 71.3 points on 42.9 percent shooting and allowing 79.7 points on 48.1 percent shooting. Dalton Knecht is averaging 17.8 points and 1.5 assists, while Daylen Kountz is averaging 17.8 points and 2.7 rebounds. Matt Johnson II is the third double-digit scorer and Caleb Shaw is grabbing 2.5 rebounds. The Northern Colorado Bears are shooting 36 percent from beyond the arc and 78 percent from the free throw line. The Northern Colorado Bears are allowing 34.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 28.5 rebounds per game.

The Weber State Wildcats are averaging 66.5 points on 43.5 percent shooting and allowing 68.7 points on 46.5 percent shooting. Dillon Jones is averaging 14.4 points and 9.1 rebounds, while Steven Verplancken Jr. is averaging 12 points and 1.2 assists. Junior Ballard is dishing 1 assist and Alex Tew is grabbing 3 rebounds. The Weber State Wildcats are shooting 34 percent from beyond the arc and 80.5 percent from the free throw line. The Weber State Wildcats are allowing 37.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 26.7 rebounds per game.

The Bears are 40-19-1 ATS in their last 60 road games and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Wildcats are 3-12 ATS in their last 15 home games and 6-17 ATS in their last 23 games overall. The over is 7-3 in Bears last 10 overall. The under is 4-1 in Wildcats last 5 overall.

The Northern Colorado Bears have issues finishing games, they’re not playing well entering this game, and they lose on the road by an average of 17.2 points. The Weber State Wildcats are playing their best ball right now, and they win at home by an average of 9.3 points while shooting 50.6 percent from the field. I’ll side with Weber State.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: Weber State Wildcats -3

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