NCAA hoops odds preview - UC Davis vs. Sacramento State
UC Davis Aggies vs Sacramento State Hornets Odds
The visiting UC Davis Aggies hope to send their backers to the pay window on Tuesday as they look to cover the spread at Colberg Court against the Sacramento State Hornets.
Sacramento State will face the 0-2 Aggies, who own a 1-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Hornets are 0-0 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Aggies are 1-0 favoring the OVER.
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Sacramento State Hornets as 6-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Hornets at No. 296 and the Aggies at No. 339 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 94-71 result in favor of the Hornets.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Sacramento State has the nation's No. 24-rated offensive output, at 85 PPG. The visiting Aggies defense ranks No. 322 allowing on average 79 PPG. The Hornets FG% has averaged 48.5% so far, more than the Aggies marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.9% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, UC Davis owns the country's No. 216-rated mark, allowing 73 points per game on the highway. Sacramento State, on the other hand, rates No. 30 in scoring at home.
UC Davis was an 85-82 loser in its last match at home against Northern Arizona. They failed to cover the 6.5-point spread as favorites. The Aggies got a huge 30-point effort from Corey Hawkins but still lost 85-82 against Northern Arizona on Sunday at UC Davis Pavilion.
Last time out for Sacramento State, they were a 74-71 winner as they battled Utah on the road. They covered in the match as a 6-point underdog. Sacramento State got 19 points from Dylan Garrity en route to a 74-71 victory over Utah on Friday at Huntsman Center.
UC Davis Aggies Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-5
Before playing Nevada are 3-0
After playing Northern Arizona are 0-3
After a loss are 3-7
Sacramento State Hornets Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Central Arkansas are 1-0
After a win are 6-4
A few Aggies at Hornets trends to consider:
UC Davis is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Sacramento State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Sacramento State is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing UC Davis
Sacramento State is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games at home
UC Davis at Nevada, Wednesday, November 28
Sacramento State at Central Arkansas, Saturday, November 24