Utah State Aggies visit Wyoming Cowboys in NCAA Basketball wagering battle

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12-8 February 01, 2014, 06:05 | Arena-Auditorium 13-7



The college hoops wagering menu features a clash between Wyoming and Utah State on Saturday, with the host Cowboys trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.

The Cowboys sit at 13-7 (10-6-1 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Aggies are currently 12-8 (10-7-1 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Wyoming is 9-8 OU, and Utah State is 10-8 OU.

View Utah State Aggies vs Wyoming Cowboys Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to go with the Cowboys in this one found them listed as -2-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Saturday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Aggies was expected to move the line.

According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 155-ranked Cowboys and the No. 113-rated Aggies in this matchup.

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In their last action, Utah State was a 78-65 loser at home against New Mexico. They failed to cover the 3.5-point spread as favorites. Jarred Shaw scored 15 points in a futile effort to lead the Aggies to a win (they lost 78-65 to New Mexico at Dee Glen Smith Spectrum on Tuesday).

Last time out for Wyoming, they were a 67-62 loser as they battled Fresno State on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 1-point underdog. Wyoming got 20 points from Larry Nance Jr. but lost anyway, 67-62, to Fresno State on Wednesday at Save Mart Center.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Wyoming's No. 222 nationally ranked offense (66.65 points per game) against a Aggies defense that sits as the No. 54 at 65.9 PPG. The Cowboys have been averaging 48.96% from the field, more than the Aggies have managed so far this season (46.94% on average).

A few Aggies at Cowboys trends to consider:
Utah State is 1-4-1 ATS in its last 6 games
Utah State is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
Utah State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Utah State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Wyoming is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Wyoming is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games at home


Next up:
Utah State home to Nevada, Wednesday, February 5th
Wyoming at New Mexico, Wednesday, February 5th
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