Northern Colorado vs Weber State Prediction College Basketball Picks 2/29/24

Weber State (18-10) vs Northern Colorado (17-11)

Game Info: Thursday, February 29, 2024 at 9:00 pm (Dee Events Center)

Betting Odds: Weber State -5.5 -- Over/Under: 151.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Northern Colorado Bears will play the Weber State Wildcats in a Big Sky game on Thursday night at the Dee Events Center in Ogden, Utah. Northern Colorado has won two of their last three games, while Weber State has won six of their last seven. Let’s take a look at the betting matchup and the Northern Colorado vs Weber State prediction. 

Northern Colorado Preview

The Northern Colorado Bears are 17-11 (10-5) this season after they lost to Eastern Washington by a score of 85-76 in their last game. Northern Colorado was tied at 43 at the half, but they were out scored 42-33 in the second half in the loss. The Bears shot 40% from the field and were -1 in rebounding margin in the game. Northern Colorado defeated Idaho by a score of 76-62 and Sacramento State by a score of 80-75 in the two games prior to Eastern Washington. The Bears shot 80.3 points per game with 35.2 rebounds per game and 14.6 assists per game, while allowing 77.5 points against per game this year. Saint Thomas is averaging 19.8 points per game, 9.8 rebounds per game, and 3.7 assists per game. Northern Colorado is shooting 48.1% from the field, 72.4% on free throws, and 35.2% on three pointers this season.

Weber State Preview

The Weber State Wildcats are 18-10 (9-6) this year after they lost to Idaho State by a score of 80-62 in their last game. Weber State trailed 32-26 at the half and they allowed 48 points in the second half in the loss. The Wildcats shot 42.3% from the field and were -8 in rebounding margin in the game. Weber State had won the previous six games, scoring at least 80 points in three of them. The Wildcats are scoring 74.9 points per game with 31.9 rebounds per game and 12.2 assists per game, while giving up 66.3 points against per game this season. Dillon Jones is averaging 20.4 points per game, 9.5 rebounds per game, and 5.1 assists per game. Weber State is shooting 46.9% from the field, 74.8% on free throws, and 35.5% on three pointers this year. 

Northern Colorado vs Weber State Betting Prediction

Weber State had their winning streak snapped in their last game, but they are only one game behind Northern Colorado in the standings and will have home court advantage here. The Wildcats have been decent on offense, but they have been great on defense, allowing just 66.3 points against per game. Northern Colorado is 10-5 in conference play and they are tied for second in the Big Sky. The Bears are scoring over 80 points per game, but they are not good defensively. Weber State beat Northern Colorado on the road by a score of 82-63 in the first meeting, but I think we are going to see a much closer game here. Take the Bears with the points. 

David’s Pick Northern Colorado +5.5

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