Utah State Aggies vs Bobcats College Hoops Game Preview
Utah State Aggies vs Texas State Bobcats Odds
Strahan Coliseum features an NCAA basketball betting clash between the host Texas State Bobcats and the visiting Utah State Aggies in college hoops action on Monday.
The Bobcats sit at 4-9 (4-6 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Aggies are currently 10-1 (4-4 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Texas State is 4-3 OU, and Utah State is 3-1 OU.
The visitors opened as 5.5-point favorites in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including Bovada. The total was set to open a bit later (check out GTbets.eu for the latest situation(.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Bobcats rated this week at No. 194 and the Aggies sitting at No. 123. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 79-68 result in favor of the Aggies.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Aggies rank No. 113 in NCAA Division 1 with 37 per game. That compares with Texas State’s No. 138 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Texas State is college basketball's No. 164-ranked team at 6.2 per game, while the Aggies rate No. 251 with 5.4 per game.
Defensively, Utah State features the nation's No. 146-rated defense on the road, allowing 69.3 points per game. Texas State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 166 nationally in scoring at home.
Utah State was a 71-67 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Texas-San Antonio. They failed to cover the 4.5-point spread as favorites. Utah State got 24 points from Preston Medlin en route to a 71-67 victory over Texas-San Antonio on Saturday at UTSA Convocation Center.
Texas State lost its last outing, a 72-55 result against San Jose State on December 29. They failed to cover in that game as a 5-point favorite. Texas State suffered a 72-55 loss against San Jose State on Saturday, getting 22 points from Joel Wright in a losing effort at Strahan Coliseum.
Utah State Aggies Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-3
Before playing Seattle are 1-1
After a win are 8-2
Texas State Bobcats Trends:
When playing on Monday are 3-1
After a loss are 3-7
A few Aggies at Bobcats trends to consider:
Utah State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Texas State is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games at home
Texas State is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
Utah State home to Seattle, Thursday, January 3
Texas State at Denver, Thursday, January 3