Utah State Aggies face Boise State Broncos: NCAA basketball odds preview and stats

Utah State Aggies Boise State Broncos
12-4 January 18, 2014, 09:00 | Taco Bell Arena 12-5



The Boise State Broncos host Utah State on Saturday, looking to build on their 12-5 mark against the 12-4 Aggies in college hoops action at Taco Bell Arena.

Supporters of the Aggies have watched them go 12-4 and 9-4-1 ATS on the year, while the Broncos are at 12-5 and 4-7-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Broncos are 3-8, while the Aggies have a 7-7 mark.

View Utah State Aggies vs Boise State Broncos Odds and Stats.

Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Broncos installed as -7.5-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over-under value at TopBet.

This game matches up the No. 60 (Broncos) and the No. 54 (Aggies) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank.

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In their last action, Utah State was a 57-50 winner at home against Colorado State. They earned a push of the 7-point spread as favorites. Spencer Butterfield scored 17 points leading the Aggies to a 57-50 victory over Colorado State at Dee Glen Smith Spectrum on Wednesday.

Boise State won its last outing, a 74-65 result against Nevada on January 14. They covered in that game as a 3.5-point favorite. Boise State earned a 74-65 victory over Nevada on Tuesday, getting 21 points from Derrick Marks at Lawlor Events Center.

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Boise State's No. 150-rated squad against Utah State's No. 59-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Boise State rates No. 55 in the country with 7.53 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 57 nationally with 7.5 per match.

A few Aggies at Broncos trends to consider:
Utah State is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
Utah State is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
Utah State is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games on the road
Utah State is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Boise State
Boise State is 3-5-1 ATS in its last 9 games
Boise State is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Boise State's last 7 games
Boise State is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home


Next up:
Utah State at UNLV, Wednesday, January 22nd
Boise State at New Mexico, Tuesday, January 21st
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