San Diego State favored by 4 against Missouri State on Saturday
San Diego State Aztecs vs Missouri State Bears Odds
The Missouri State Bears will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when they tip off against the San Diego State Aztecs at JQH Arena on Saturday in NCAA hoops play.
Missouri State will face the 1-1 Aztecs, who own a 0-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Bears are 0-0 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Aztecs are 0-1 favoring the OVER.
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Aztecs were listed as 4-point favorites earlier in the day at Bovada.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 27-rated San Diego State taking on the No. 93-rated Bears in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 98-80 win for the Bears on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Missouri State's No. 17-ranked scoring average of 89 PPG, against a Aztecs defense rated No. 95 and allowing 59.5 PPG. The Bears FG% has averaged 48.5% to date this season, more than the Aztecs shooters have managed so far (38.9% per game).
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, San Diego State owns the country's No. 1-rated mark, allowing 0 points per game on the highway. Missouri State, on the other hand, rates No. 44 in scoring at home.
San Diego State was a 91-57 winner in their most recent outing at home against San Diego Christian. The battle between the Aztecs and Hawks didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as San Diego Christian was handed a 91-57 defeat on Tuesday at Viejas Arena.
Missouri State was an 89-61 winner in its last match at home against Philander Smith. The battle between the Bears and Panthers didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Philander Smith was handed an 89-61 defeat on Friday at JQH Arena.
San Diego State Aztecs Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Arkansas-Pine Bluff are 1-0
After playing San Diego Christian are 2-0
After a win are 7-3
Missouri State Bears Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
After a win are 4-6
A few Aztecs at Bears trends to consider:
San Diego State is 20-5 SU in its last 25 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego State's last 6 games on the road
Missouri State is 16-8 SU in its last 24 games at home
Missouri State is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
San Diego State home to Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Wednesday, November 21
Missouri State home to Jacksonville, Monday, November 19