San Diego State Aztecs visit Nevada Wolf Pack in NCAA Basketball wagering battle
San Diego State Aztecs vs Nevada Wolf Pack Odds
San Diego State travels to Nevada on Wednesday, hoping to boost its 14-4 record with a victory over the Wolf Pack.
Supporters of the Aztecs have watched them go 14-4 and 7-6 ATS on the year, while the Wolf Pack are at 10-7 and 5-9-2 ATS. In totals betting, the Wolf Pack are 6-5, while the Aztecs have a 7-4-1 mark.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Wolf Pack as 6-point underdogs on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Wolf Pack at No. 229 and the Aztecs at No. 23 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 78-68 result in favor of the Aztecs.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Nevada's No. 113-ranked scoring average of 70.3 PPG, against a Aztecs defense rated No. 47 and allowing 60.2 PPG. The Wolf Pack FG% has averaged 42.5% to date this season, less than the Aztecs shooters have managed so far (43.6% per game).
Defensively, San Diego State features the nation's No. 19-rated defense on the road, allowing 59.9 points per game. Nevada, meanwhile, comes in at No. 148 nationally in scoring at home.
San Diego State lost its last outing, a 58-45 result against Wyoming on January 19. They failed to cover in that game as a 2-point favorite. San Diego State got 13 points from Jamaal Franklin but lost anyway, 58-45, to Wyoming on Saturday at Arena-Auditorium.
Last time out for Nevada, they were a 68-61 winner as they battled Fresno State on the road. They covered in the match as a 2.5-point underdog. Malik Story scored 24 points leading the Wolf Pack to a 68-61 victory over Fresno State at Save Mart Center on Saturday.
San Diego State Aztecs Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing New Mexico are 8-2
After playing Wyoming are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4
Nevada Wolf Pack Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-6
Before playing Boise State are 8-2
After playing Fresno State are 5-5
After a win are 6-4
A few Aztecs at Wolf Pack trends to consider:
San Diego State is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Diego State's last 6 games on the road
Nevada is 21-4 SU in its last 25 games at home
Nevada is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
Nevada is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
San Diego State home to New Mexico, Saturday, January 26
Nevada home to Boise State, Saturday, January 26