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San Diego State Aztecs vs Air Force Falcons Odds
The Air Force Falcons will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when they tip off against the San Diego State Aztecs at Clune Arena on Saturday in NCAA hoops play.
The Falcons sport records of 13-6 and 9-4-1 ATS heading into this battle, while the Aztecs have 16-4 and 9-6 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 6-4 for the Falcons and 7-5-2 for the Aztecs.
The visitors opened as 3-point favorites in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including Bovada. The total was set to open a bit later (check out GTbets.eu for the latest situation(.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Falcons sit at No. 117 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Aztecs sit at No. 16 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Aztecs will win this game 78-74.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Air Force's No. 58 nationally ranked offense (73 points per game) against a Aztecs defense that sits as the No. 31 at 58.8 PPG. The Falcons have been averaging 48.4% from the field, more than the Aztecs have managed so far this season (44% on average).
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, San Diego State owns the country's No. 20-rated mark, allowing 59.5 points per game on the highway. Air Force, on the other hand, rates No. 26 in scoring at home.
Last time out for San Diego State, they were a 55-34 winner as they battled New Mexico at home. They covered in the match as a 3.5-point favorite. The Aztecs blew out New Mexico on Saturday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 55-34 win at Viejas Arena.
Last time out for Air Force, they were a 62-50 winner as they battled Fresno State at home. They covered in the match as an 8-point favorite. Air Force got 19 points from Todd Fletcher en route to a 62-50 victory over Fresno State on Wednesday at Clune Arena.
San Diego State Aztecs Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 9-1
Before playing Boise State are 2-1
After playing New Mexico are 5-5
After a win are 8-2
Air Force Falcons Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing New Mexico are 3-7
After playing Fresno State are 2-3
After a win are 6-4
A few Aztecs at Falcons trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Diego State's last 6 games when playing on the road against Air Force
San Diego State is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games on the road
Air Force is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Air Force's last 14 games when playing San Diego State
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Air Force's last 6 games when playing at home against San Diego State
Air Force is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
San Diego State home to Boise State, Wednesday, February 6
Air Force at New Mexico, Wednesday, February 6