Texas A&M C.C. Islanders vs Utah State Aggies Odds
The visiting Texas A&M C.C. Islanders hope to send their backers to the pay window on Saturday as they look to cover the spread at Dee Glen Smith Spectrum against the Utah State Aggies.
Utah State will face the 1-1 Islanders, who own a 0-0 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Aggies are 0-0 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Islanders are 0-0 favoring the OVER.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 115-ranked Aggies and the No. 301-rated Islanders in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 57-54 win for the Aggies on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Utah State has the nation's No. 312-rated offensive output, at 57 PPG. The visiting Islanders defense ranks No. 81 allowing on average 58.5 PPG. The Aggies FG% has averaged 38.5% so far, more than the Islanders marksmen have achieved on the year, 36.9% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Texas A&M C.C. owns the country's No. 189-rated mark, allowing 68 points per game on the highway. Utah State, on the other hand, rates No. 283 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Texas A&M C.C., they were a 68-51 loser as they battled Denver on the road. Texas A&M C.C. suffered a 68-51 loss against Denver on Wednesday, getting 15 points from Hameed Ali in a losing effort at Magness Arena.
Utah State was a 67-58 loser in their most recent outing at home against St. Mary's. They failed to cover the 5.5-point spread as underdogs. The Aggies endured a 67-58 loss at the hands of the Gaels on Thursday, despite a 17-point effort from Jarred Shaw at Dee Glen Smith Spectrum.
Utah State Aggies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Weber State are 9-1
After playing St. Mary's are 3-0
After a loss are 7-3
A few Islanders at Aggies trends to consider:
Utah State is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
Utah State is 16-6 SU in its last 22 games at home
Utah State is 3-5-1 ATS in its last 9 games
Texas A&M C.C. home to Houston, Sunday, November 25
Utah State home to Weber State, Saturday, November 24