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Utah State Aggies vs Bobcats College Hoops Game Preview

Utah State AggiesTexas State Bobcats
Dec 31, 5:00 PM | Strahan Coliseum

Utah State Aggies vs Texas State Bobcats Odds

10-1TEAM RECORD4-9

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.

View Utah State vs Texas State Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
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.

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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

Next up:
Utah State home to Seattle, Thursday, January 3
Texas State at Denver, Thursday, January 3