Betting on today’s Wildcats and Grizzlies game? Catch the action at Dahlberg Arena in Missoula, MT, as the Grizzlies hosts this showdown at 9:00 ET on ESPN+. The odds for this Big Sky conference game currently have the Grizzlies as the betting favorite with the over/under line sitting at 144.5 points.

WEBER STATE WILDCATS VS MONTANA GRIZZLIES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Montana Grizzlies -1.5

This game will be played at Dahlberg Arena at 9:00 ET on Monday, January 22nd.

WHY BET THE MONTANA GRIZZLIES:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-68 in favor of the Grizzlies.
  • Not only will Montana pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -1.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 144.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.

Is a Road Win Possible for the Wildcats?

So far this season, Weber State has been much better at home than on the road. The Wildcats are 6-2 at home compared to just 3-5 on the road. Their average scoring margin at home is +14.0, while it is -2.2 on the road. Weber State is also coming off a win over Idaho, and they have gone 4-6 in their last 10 road games.

As the underdog, the Wildcats have gone 3-2 this season. They have been the underdog in five games compared to 11 games as the favorite. Overall, Weber State is 12-7 this season, including a 3-3 mark in Big Sky play.

As the underdog this season, Weber State has gone 3-2 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Wildcats have an impressive ATS mark of 8-2. On the road, Weber State is just 3-5 vs. the spread this year, and they have gone 5-5 in their last 10 road games vs. the spread.

So far this year, the over/under record for Weber State games is 9-6-1. Today’s over/under line of 144.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games this year (136.8). This season, 14 of their games have had a lower over/under line than today’s line of 144.5. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total in those games is 148 points.

The Weber State offense is coming off a game where they scored 88 points against Idaho. They posted a field goal percentage of 50% and connected on 10 threes. One area that the Weber State offense has been good this season is getting to the line. Currently, they are 169th in free-throw attempts per contest. Overall, they have a field goal percentage of 46%.

So far this season, the Weber State defense has been performing well, ranking 19th in the country at 63.8 points allowed per contest. So far, the Weber State defense is giving up an average of 5.4 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 9.2 times per game (366th).

Can Montana Secure a Home Victory?

Montana has been great at home this season, going 4-2 with an average scoring margin of +12.8 points per game. They are coming off of a win against Montana State, and over their last ten games at home, they have gone 7-3.

So far, the Grizzlies have been favored in nine of their 18 games, going 7-2 in those contests. Overall, they are 12-6 on the season, including a 3-2 record in Big Sky Conference play.

Montana has an overall ATS record of 11-4 this season and they have gone 7-3 vs. the spread in their last 10 games as the favorite. In their last three home games, the Grizzlies are 2-1 ATS and they have a home ATS mark of 4-2 this year.

On the season, the over/under record in Montana games is 8-7. So far, the average scoring total in their games is 149.2, which is 7.4 points higher than the average over/under line of 141.8. This year, 8 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line of 144.5. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total is 163 points.

In their latest game, Montana’s offense looked good, scoring 87 points against Montana State. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 61.5% and made 14/17 free throws. The team’s top scorer is Aanen Moody, who enters today’s matchup with an average of 15.4, while Dischon Thomas also carries a PPG average of 11.4 into the game.

Montana’s defense is currently in line with the NCAA average for points allowed, allowing an average of 71.8 points per game. The Montana defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 77 points and allowed Montana State to connect on 5 threes.