The Sacramento State Hornets (11-9, 4-7 BigSky) look to end a six-game road losing streak when they clash against the Weber State Wildcats (8-14, 4-7 BigSky) at Dee Events Center. Action starts at 9 p.m. ET on Thursday, February 6, 2020.
Sacramento State Hornets at Weber State Wildcats Betting Preview
The last time the Hornets played, they fell to the Idaho Vandals, 67-53. Bryce Fowler had a solid performance for Sacramento State, leading the team in scoring with 14 points on 5-for-15 shooting. Idaho had a free throw rate of 0.326 (above their season average of 0.199). Sacramento State, meanwhile, forced the Vandals into a turnover percentage of 26.1 (above their season average of 17.2).
The Wildcats are hoping for a better outcome after their 70-52 loss to the Northern Colorado Bears in their last outing. With 11 points and five rebounds, Weber State’s Cody John put together a good outing. Northern Colorado had an effective field goal percentage of 0.585 (above their season average of 0.534). Weber State, meanwhile, did a great job of converting from the charity stripe (5-7; 71.4 percent).
The offense of Weber State (192nd in the NCAA with an offensive efficiency of 101.9) will clash against the top-notch defense of Sacramento State (17th in the country with a defensive efficiency of 89.9). The Hornets figure to have the advantage on that end of the court.
These two schools have already met once this season. The Hornets won 71-57. The Hornets dominated nearly every facet of the game. They had a phenomenal offensive rebounding percentage of 45.2 and a superb effective field goal percentage of 0.556. The Wildcats had marks of 33.3 and 0.412, respectively, for those same stats. Despite the loss, Tim Fuller was a top performer in the game with 12 points and nine rebounds.
Sacramento State Hornets vs. Weber State Wildcats Betting Prediction
Free Basketball Tip: SU Winner – Weber State, ATS Winner – Weber State, O/U – Over
Weber State ranks 177th in three pointers attempted per game (21.2) while Sacramento State ranks 293rd (14.9).
The Wildcats’ average margin of defeat in their last five games has been 4.6, up from 0.2 for the season.
During their last five games, the Hornets have scored an average of 55.2 points per game (4.9 below their season average) and allowed an average of 64.8 points per game (7.5 above their season average).