Texas State Bobcats take on Utes in NCAA basketball test

Texas State Bobcats Utah Utes
3-7 December 19, 2013, 09:00 | Jon M. Huntsman Center 9-1



Texas State pays a visit to Utah on Thursday, hoping to send the Utes to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Jon M. Huntsman Center.

The Utes sit at 9-1 (5-1 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Bobcats are currently 3-7 (2-5 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Utah is 3-3 OU, and Texas State is 3-4 OU.

View Texas State Bobcats vs Utah Utes Odds and Stats.

Utah opened as -14-point favorites in this college basketball tilt over at 5Dimes but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening total as well at BetOnline.

This game matches up the No. 44 (Utes) and the No. 216 (Bobcats) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank.

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Last time out for Utah, they were an 81-64 winner as they battled BYU at home. They covered in the match as a 2.5-point underdog. Utah earned an 81-64 victory over BYU on Saturday, getting 21 points from Jordan Loveridge at Jon M. Huntsman Center.

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Utah's No. 60-rated squad against Texas State's No. 214-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Utah rates No. 83 in the country with 7 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 133 nationally with 6 per match.

A few Bobcats at Utes trends to consider:
Texas State is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games
Texas State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Utah is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
Utah is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games
Utah is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home


Next up:
Texas State home to Texas Tyler, Saturday, December 21st
Utah at St. Katherine, Saturday, December 28th
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