Seattle Redhawks vs Utah State Aggies Odds
The Utah State Aggies will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when they tip off against the Seattle Redhawks at Dee Glen Smith Spectrum on Thursday in NCAA hoops play.
The Aggies sit at 11-1 (5-4 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Redhawks are currently 5-6 (4-4 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Utah State is 3-2 OU, and Seattle is 2-4 OU.
The Redhawks were listed as 12.5-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 142 (Aggies) and the No. 241 (Redhawks) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 78-66 result in favor of the Aggies has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Utah State's No. 93-ranked scoring average of 72.1 PPG, against a Redhawks defense rated No. 263 and allowing 70.4 PPG. The Aggies FG% has averaged 51.1% to date this season, more than the Redhawks shooters have managed so far (40.8% per game).
Defensively, Seattle features the nation's No. 223-rated defense on the road, allowing 73.3 points per game. Utah State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 208 nationally in scoring at home.
Seattle was a 71-64 loser in their most recent outing at home against Idaho. They failed to cover the 1.5-point spread as underdogs. The Redhawks endured a 71-64 loss at the hands of the Vandals on Saturday, despite a 17-point effort from D'Vonne Pickett at KeyArena.
Utah State was an 81-57 winner in its last match on the road against Texas State. They covered the 6.5-point spread as favorites. The battle between the Aggies and Bobcats didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Texas State was handed an 81-57 defeat on Monday at Strahan Coliseum.
Seattle Redhawks Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 0-2
Before playing San Jose State are 1-2
After playing Idaho are 3-3
After a loss are 7-3
Utah State Aggies Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Idaho are 8-2
After a win are 9-1
A few Redhawks at Aggies trends to consider:
Seattle is 2-10 SU in its last 12 games on the road
Utah State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Utah State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Seattle at San Jose State, Saturday, January 5
Utah State home to Idaho, Saturday, January 5