Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Bobcats versus the Wildcats? Tip off is at at 4:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN+. The game will be played at Dee Events Center in Ogden, UT. The over/under goal line for this matchup is currently at 133 points, and the Wildcats are favored to win at home against the Bobcats.
MONTANA STATE BOBCATS VS WEBER STATE WILDCATS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Montana State Bobcats +11.5
This game will be played at Dee Events Center at 4:00 ET on Saturday, December 30th.
WHY BET THE MONTANA STATE BOBCATS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-68 in favor of the Wildcats.
- Even though we have Weber State winning straight-up, we like Montana State at +11.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 133 points, and we like the over with a projected 143 points.
Are the Bobcats Ready for a Win at Ogden?
Today marks the 13th game of the season for Montana State, who currently have a 6-6 record. If they can come out with a victory today, Montana State will even out their road record, which currently stands at 2-3. Montana State’s ATS performance shows a 3-6 record heading into today’s game. In their last five games, they are 1-3 vs. the spread.
So far, Montana State’s games have averaged 140.6 points per game with the average over/under line being 141.6 points. The Bobcats have seen their last five games conclude with a collective average of 160 points per game and an over/under record of 3-1.
In their recent matchup, the Montana State offense ended with 74 points against Idaho State. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 49% and made 5 threes. Offensively, the Bobcats hold a season-long field goal percentage of 44%, placing them 222nd in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 239th in terms of percentage and 52nd in three-pointers made.
On the defensive side, Montana State is currently hovering around the NCAA’s average for points allowed, conceding an average of 71.9 points per game. In their previous game vs. Idaho State, the Bengals finished with a field goal percentage of 47% and a total of 66 points vs. Montana State.
Can the Wildcats Pull Off a Home Win?
Today, Weber State will face Montana State in their 13th game of the season. So far this year, Weber State has an 8-4 record. In their last ten home games, including those from last year, Weber State has gone 8-2. Weber State has a winning record against the spread, sitting at 5-4. At home, Weber State is 3-1 ATS this season and has gone 5-2 ATS in their previous ten home games.
After 12 games, Weber State has an over/under record of 3-5-1, with their games averaging a combined 131.4 points per game so far. The Wildcats have an over/under record of 2-0 in their last three games, with their games averaging 146 points per game.
Coming off a good offensive performance, Weber State’s offense scored 93 points against Montana. Their field goal percentage for the game was 57.4%, and they went 22/29 from the free-throw line. The team’s top scorer is Dillon Jones, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 17.5, while Steven Verplancken also maintains a PPG average of 12.6 leading up to the game.
Weber State’s defense has been playing well, ranking 6th nationally, with 59.4 points allowed per game. In today’s game vs. Montana State, the Weber State defense will be looking to do a better job avoiding putting opponents on the line. In their last game, Weber State made 22 free-throws vs. the Wildcats.