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Montana State vs Grambling Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - NCAA Tournament First Four

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Montana State vs Grambling Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - NCAA Tournament First Four

The Montana State Bobcats (17-17) and the Grambling Tigers (20-14) square off in a First Four matchup on Wednesday. A spot in the Round of 64 of the NCAA Tournament will be awarded to the winner of the game, tipping off at 6:40 PM ET.

Before you place your bet on this game at FanDuel Sportsbook, here are the NCAA basketball odds and spreads you need to know.

Montana State vs. Grambling Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Wednesday, March 20, 2024
  • Game Time: 6:40 PM ET
  • TV Channel: truTV
  • Location: Dayton, Ohio
  • Arena: UD Arena

Montana State vs. Grambling Picks and Prediction

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Montana State win (56.7%)

If you plan to place a wager on Montana State-Grambling matchup (in which Montana State is a 4.5-point favorite and the over/under has been set at 133.5 points), below are some betting trends and insights for Wednesday's game.

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Montana State vs. Grambling: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Montana State has covered 16 times in 31 chances against the spread this season.
  • Grambling has covered 17 times in 31 matchups with a spread this year.
  • Montana State and Grambling cover the same percentage of spreads this year (33.3%) when the spread conditions of the game are equal to or greater than Wednesday's line (Bobcats as favorites by 4.5 or more and Tigers as underdogs by 4.5 or more).
  • The Bobcats have done a better job covering the spread on the road (8-6-0) than they have in home games (6-8-0).
  • Against the spread, the Tigers have had better results on the road (9-7-0) than at home (4-5-0).

Montana State vs. Grambling: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Montana State has been victorious in six, or 54.5%, of the 11 contests it has been chosen as moneyline favorites in this season.
  • This season, the Bobcats have been victorious two times in five chances when named as a favorite of at least -205 or better on the moneyline.
  • Grambling has won seven of the 17 games it was the moneyline underdog this season (41.2%).
  • The Tigers have played in eight games as a moneyline underdog with odds of +168 or longer without earning a win.
  • Montana State has an implied victory probability of 67.2% according to the moneyline set by oddsmakers for this matchup.

Montana State vs. Grambling Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Montana State has a +36 scoring differential, putting up 75.1 points per game (130th in college basketball) and allowing 74.1 (251st in college basketball).
  • Robert Ford III's 15.9 points per game lead Montana State and rank 198th in the country.
  • Grambling puts up 67.6 points per game (318th in college basketball) while allowing 69.0 per contest (86th in college basketball). It has a -49 scoring differential and has been outscored by 1.4 points per game.
  • Kintavious Dozier is ranked 528th in the country with a team-high 13.1 points per game.
  • The Bobcats lose the rebound battle by an average of 4.5 boards. They are collecting 30.6 rebounds per game (354th in college basketball) compared to their opponents' 35.1 per outing.
  • Ford paces the team with 7.6 rebounds per game (116th in college basketball action).
  • The Tigers average 32.2 rebounds per game (332nd in college basketball), compared to the 33.2 of their opponents.
  • Jonathan Aku leads the team with 5.2 rebounds per game (541st in college basketball).
  • Montana State records 97.8 points per 100 possessions (114th in college basketball), while giving up 96.4 points per 100 possessions (283rd in college basketball).
  • The Tigers rank 301st in college basketball averaging 89.5 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively are 128th, allowing 91.4 points per 100 possessions.

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