Looking to win big? The Wildcats and Bengals face off at 8:00 ET on ESPN+. The Bengals are hosting the game at Holt Arena in Pocatello, ID. Weber State is favored by -3 in this Big Sky conference showdown. The game’s over/under is currently at 134.5 points.

WEBER STATE WILDCATS VS IDAHO STATE BENGALS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Idaho State Bengals +3

This game will be played at Holt Arena at 8:00 ET on Saturday, February 24th.

WHY BET THE IDAHO STATE BENGALS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-68 in favor of the Bengals.
  • Not only will Idaho State pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +3.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 134.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 143 points.

Is a Road Win Possible for the Wildcats?

At 18-9 overall, Weber State is the favorite on the road against Idaho State, sporting a 10-6 record in such games. The Wildcats have won six straight games, including a 90-84 victory over Eastern Washington.

On the road, Weber State is 7-6 this season, and their average scoring margin is -0.4 points per game. Over their last 10 road games, the Wildcats have gone 6-4.

On the season, Weber State has an ATS record of 11-13. On the road, their ATS mark is 5-8. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Wildcats have gone just 3-7 vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 134.5 is lower than the average over/under line in Weber State’s games this year (138.5). So far, 17 of their games have finished with more points than today’s OU line. Over their last three games, their over/under record is 1-1-1.

The Weber State offense is coming off a game where they scored 90 points against Eastern Washington. They posted a field goal percentage of 54.1% and connected on 13 threes. One area that the Weber State offense has been good this season is getting to the line. Currently, they are 111st in free-throw attempts per contest. Overall, they have a field goal percentage of 47%.

Coming into today’s game, the Weber State defense is giving up an average of 65.7 points per contest. In their previous game vs. Eastern Washington, the Eagles finished with a field goal percentage of 48% and a total of 84 points vs. Weber State.

Does Idaho State Stand a Chance at Home?

Idaho State will be looking to snap a two-game losing streak when they take on Weber State. The Bengals are 11-16 overall, including a 5-3 record at home. They are 4-14 as the underdog this season.

In their last game, Idaho State lost to Idaho by a score of 55-53. Over their last 10 games at home, the Bengals have gone 7-3. For the season, they have an average scoring margin of +1.9 points per game at home.

As the underdog this season, Idaho State has gone 8-9-1 against the spread. At home, their ATS mark is just 2-6 and over their last 10 games as the underdog, they are 5-4-1.

Idaho State’s over/under record this season is 14-9-2, and today’s over/under line of 134.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (136). On the year, 11 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s line, and over their last three games, the average scoring total is 136 points.

In their most recent game, the Idaho State offense concluded with only 53 points against Idaho. Throughout the game, they made 3/13 three-point attempts and had a field goal percentage of 38.8%. Currently leading the team in scoring is Brayden Parker who comes into today’s matchup averaging 14.6. Miguel Tomley also heads into the game with a PPG average of 12.4.

At present, the Bengals’ defense is nationally ranked 93rd, allowing 68.9 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Idaho State’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 45.1% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 33.5% this season.