Northern Colorado vs. Weber State Betting Odds & Game Analysis | College Football Week 12 Predictions


By Dan Watson | November 19, 2021, 2:56 pm

The Weber State Wildcats (5-5, 0-0 Big Sky) and Northern Colorado Bears (3-7, 0-0 Big Sky) will play each other in a matchup of two conference rivals. The Wildcats are heavy favorites, expected to win by at least two touchdowns (currently -21.5). The expected point total for the matchup is 39.5.

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we use data from our industry leading partner, Sportradar, to identify performance trends in order to analyze teams’ chances in the upcoming game.

Weber State stats and betting info

Betting trends for Weber State

  • Weber State is 5-4-0 against the spread this season.
  • Weber State games have gone over the point total in four out of nine opportunities (44.4%).
  • Weber State and its opponents have combined to exceed Saturday’s over/under of 39.5 points seven times this season.
  • This season, the average total for Wildcats games is 51.2 points, 11.7 more than the over/under of 39.5 points for this contest.
  • The Wildcats collect just 11.3 fewer yards per game (27.0), than the Bears give up per matchup (38.3).
  • The Wildcats have turned the ball over two more times (2 total) than the Bears have forced a turnover (0) this season.
Stat Average (Total) Rank
Pass yards 222.4 (2224) 49
Rush yards 153.6 (1536) 52
Points scored 29.6 (296) 38
Pass yards against 168.3 (1683) 16
Rush yards against 114.3 (1143) 25
Points allowed 19.8 (198) 23

Key players for Weber State

  • Bronson Barron leads Weber State with 1,360 passing yards (136.0 ypg) on 115-of-191 passing with six touchdowns compared to four interceptions this season.
  • Dontae McMillan has carried the ball 75 times for a team-high 426 yards (42.6 per game), with four touchdowns this year.
  • Rashid Shaheed’s 674 receiving yards (67.4 yards per game) pace all receivers on the team. He’s totaled 37 receptions and four touchdowns.
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Northern Colorado stats and betting info

Betting trends for Northern Colorado

  • Northern Colorado has a 4-5-0 record against the spread this season.
  • The Bears have not yet covered the spread as underdogs of 21.5 points or more this year (0-1).
  • Northern Colorado has hit the over in three of its nine games with a set total (33.3%).
  • This season, four games Northern Colorado played finished with a combined score over 39.5 points.
  • The over/under for this matchup is 9.1 points fewer than the average over/under in Bears’ games this season (48.6 points).
  • The Bears collect just 19.4 fewer yards per game (25.6) than the Wildcats allow (45.0).
  • The Bears have one giveaway this season, while the Wildcats have two takeaways .
Stat Average (Total) Rank
Pass yards 161.6 (1616) 107
Rush yards 115.2 (1152) 100
Points scored 14.7 (147) 121
Pass yards against 214.7 (2147) 65
Rush yards against 169.4 (1694) 91
Points allowed 28.1 (281) 72

Key players for Northern Colorado

  • Dylan McCaffrey leads Northern Colorado with 1,309 passing yards (130.9 ypg) on 157-of-262 passing with five touchdowns compared to seven interceptions this season. He also adds 214 rushing yards (21.4 ypg) on 56 carries while scoring four touchdowns on the ground.
  • The team’s top rusher, Gene Sledge Jr., has carried the ball 119 times for 450 yards (45.0 per game), with four touchdowns this year.
  • Kassidy Woods’ 430 receiving yards (43.0 yards per game) lead the team. He has 40 receptions with three touchdowns.

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