NCAA hoops odds preview - Weber State vs. Utah State
Weber State Wildcats vs Utah State Aggies Odds
Weber State pays a visit to Utah State on Saturday, hoping to send the Aggies to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Dee Glen Smith Spectrum.
Utah State will face the 1-1 Wildcats, who own a 0-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Aggies are 0-0 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Wildcats are 0-0 favoring the OVER.
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Utah State Aggies as 7.5-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 115-rated Aggies and the No. 132-ranked Wildcats, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 97-71 result in favor of the Wildcats.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Utah State has the nation's No. 250-rated offensive output, at 63.7 PPG. The visiting Wildcats defense ranks No. 73 allowing on average 60 PPG. The Aggies FG% has averaged 43.8% so far, less than the Wildcats marksmen have achieved on the year, 51.6% per game.
Defensively, Weber State features the nation's No. 159-rated defense on the road, allowing 68 points per game. Utah State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 280 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Weber State, they were a 68-67 loser as they battled San Jose State on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 2-point favorite. The Wildcats got 21 points from Davion Berry, but it was San Jose State that prevailed in a 68-67 final on Thursday at The Event Center.
Last time out for Utah State, they were a 77-68 winner as they battled Texas A&M C.C. at home. Utah State got 17 points from Preston Medlin en route to a 77-68 victory over Texas A&M C.C. on Saturday at Dee Glen Smith Spectrum.
Weber State Wildcats Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
After playing San Jose State are 1-1
After a loss are 8-2
Utah State Aggies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Santa Clara are 2-0
After playing Texas A&M C.C. are 1-0
After a win are 5-5
A few Wildcats at Aggies trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Weber State's last 6 games when playing on the road against Utah State
Weber State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Weber State is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Weber 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 when playing at home against Weber State
Utah State is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games when playing Weber State
Utah State is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
Utah State is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home
Weber State at Dayton, Wednesday, November 28
Utah State at Santa Clara, Wednesday, November 28