Planning on watching today’s Hornets and Wildcats game? Catch the action at Dee Events Center in Ogden, UT, as the Wildcats hosts this showdown at 9:00 ET on ESPN+. The over/under for this Big Sky conference contest is set at 130.5 points, with Weber State being favored by -13.5 at home against Sacramento State.
SACRAMENTO STATE HORNETS VS WEBER STATE WILDCATS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Sacramento State Hornets +13.5
This game will be played at Dee Events Center at 9:00 ET on Saturday, February 10th.
WHY BET THE SACRAMENTO STATE HORNETS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Wildcats.
- Even though we have Weber State winning straight-up, we like Sacramento State at +13.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 130.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.
Can Sacramento State Pull Off A Win at Dee Events Center?
Heading into tonight’s game against Weber State, Sacramento State will be looking to snap a seven-game losing streak. So far this season, the Hornets have gone 6-18, including a 2-9 record in Big Sky Conference play.
On the road, Sacramento State is just 1-11, and they have lost their last eight games away from home. For the season, the Hornets have been outscored by an average of 13.2 points per game on the road.
As the underdog, Sacramento State has gone just 5-9-1 vs. the spread this season. On the road, their ATS mark is 3-8-1 and they are 0-3 ATS in their last three road games. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Hornets have a record of 4-5-1 vs. the spread.
This season, the over/under record for Sacramento State games is 8-14. So far, the average point total in their games is 133.9, which is lower than the average over/under line of 138.8. Today’s over/under line of 130.5 is lower than the average point total in their games this year and over their last three games, the average point total is 107 points.
Most recently, the Sacramento State offense finished with just 40 points vs. Idaho State. For the game, they hit 4/17 three-point attempts and a field goal percentage of 29.6%. Bowyn Beatty led the team in scoring, putting up 7 points. Additionally, Alex Kovatchev contributed 6 points for the Hornets.
Coming into today’s game, the Sacramento State defense is giving up an average of 70.5 points per contest. In their previous game vs. Idaho State, the Bengals finished with a field goal percentage of 53% and a total of 68 points vs. Sacramento State.
Do the Wildcats Have What it Takes to Win as Home Favorites?
After defeating Portland State 84-72, Weber State will look to extend their three-game winning streak as they host Sacramento State. On the season, the Wildcats are 15-9, including a 7-3 mark at home. In their last 10 games at home, Weber State has gone 8-2.
For the year, the Wildcats have been favored in 14 games, going 8-6. At home, they have an average scoring margin of +11.4 compared to -1.1 on the road. So far, Weber State’s record in the Big Sky is 6-5, and they are 9-4 in non-conference action.
Overall, Weber State has an ATS record of 10-11 this season. At home, their ATS mark is 6-4 and they have gone 5-3 vs. the spread in their last 10 games at the Dee Events Center. As the favorite, the Wildcats have gone 4-6 ATS in their last 10 games.
Today’s over/under line of 130.5 is lower than the average over/under line in Weber State’s games this year (138.4). So far, 15 of their games have finished with more points than today’s OU line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-1-1 and the average scoring total is 147 points.
Weber State finished with 84 points in their game against Portland State. This total surpasses their season-average of 75.8 points per game. One area that the Weber State offense has been good this season is getting to the line. Currently, they are 103rd in free-throw attempts per contest. Overall, they have a field goal percentage of 46%.
Currently, the Wildcats’ defense holds the 37th rank in the nation, allowing 65.4 points per game. The Weber State defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 72 points and allowed Portland State to connect on 9 threes.