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NCAA hoops odds preview - San Jose State vs. Utah State

San Jose State SpartansUtah State Aggies
Jan 11, 9:05 PM | Dee Glen Smith Spectrum

San Jose State Spartans vs Utah State Aggies Odds

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Dee Glen Smith Spectrum will host Utah State Aggies vs. San Jose State Spartans action on Friday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.

The Aggies sit at 13-1 (5-6 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Spartans are currently 9-6 (6-5-1 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Utah State is 4-3 OU, and San Jose State is 5-6 OU.

View San Jose State vs Utah State Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Aggies installed as 9.5-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over-under value at TopBet.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Aggies sit at No. 144 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Spartans sit at No. 91 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Aggies will win this game 78-72.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Spartans rank No. 23 in NCAA Division 1 with 40.8 per game. That compares with Utah State’s No. 92 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Utah State is college basketball's No. 227-ranked team at 5.7 per game, while the Spartans rate No. 252 with 5.5 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, San Jose State owns the country's No. 116-rated mark, allowing 67 points per game on the highway. Utah State, on the other hand, rates No. 174 in scoring at home.

In their last action, San Jose State was a 71-64 winner at home against New Orleans. San Jose State earned a 71-64 victory over New Orleans on Tuesday, getting 14 points from Louis Garrett at The Event Center.

Last time out for Utah State, they were an 82-75 winner as they battled Idaho at home. They failed to cover in the match as an 8-point favorite. The Aggies grabbed an 82-75 win over the Vandals on Saturday, behind a 22-point effort from Preston Medlin at Dee Glen Smith Spectrum.

San Jose State Spartans Trends:
When playing on Friday are 2-8
After playing New Orleans are 0-1
After a win are 5-5

Utah State Aggies Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing New Mexico State are 9-1
After playing Idaho are 9-1
After a win are 10-0

A few Spartans at Aggies trends to consider:
San Jose State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Jose State's last 7 games when playing on the road against Utah State
San Jose State is 6-18 SU in its last 24 games on the road
San Jose State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Utah State
Utah State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Utah State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Utah State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing San Jose State
Utah State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against San Jose State

Next up:
San Jose State at Denver, Thursday, January 17
Utah State at New Mexico State, Thursday, January 17