Utah State Aggies vs Denver Pioneers Preview
Denver Pioneers vs Utah State Aggies Odds
The Utah State Aggies will be trying to slam the Denver Pioneers on Thursday when the teams tip off at Dee Glen Smith Spectrum in college betting action.
The Aggies bring a 17-5 record (8-11 ATS) to this tilt against the 15-8 Pioneers, who are 12-9 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Utah State go 7-8 so far and the Pioneers go 10-9.
Bettors looking to back visiting Denver before tip-off in this one found them as 2-point favorites over at Sportsbook.ag earlier.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Aggies at No. 89 and the Pioneers at No. 165 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 72-70 result in favor of the Pioneers.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Pioneers rank No. 349 in NCAA Division 1 with 25.5 per game. That compares with Utah State’s No. 90 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Utah State is college basketball's No. 196-ranked team at 6 per game, while the Pioneers rate No. 25 with 8.1 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Denver owns the country's No. 15-rated mark, allowing 58.6 points per game on the highway. Utah State, on the other hand, rates No. 199 in scoring at home.
Denver was a 74-58 winner in its last match at home against Idaho. They covered the 13.5-point spread as favorites. Denver got 22 points from Jalen Love en route to a 74-58 victory over Idaho on Saturday at Magness Arena.
Utah State was a 63-36 winner in their most recent outing on the road against San Jose State. They covered the 6-point spread as favorites. The battle between the Aggies and Spartans didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as San Jose State was handed a 63-36 defeat on Friday at The Event Center.
Denver Pioneers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing San Jose State are 1-0
After playing Idaho are 1-0
After a win are 9-1
Utah State Aggies Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing New Mexico State are 9-1
After playing San Jose State are 8-2
After a win are 9-1
A few Pioneers at Aggies trends to consider:
Denver is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Denver's last 6 games on the road
Utah State is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games at home
Utah State is 16-4 SU in its last 20 games
Utah State is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games
Utah State is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games at home
Denver at San Jose State, Saturday, February 16
Utah State home to New Mexico State, Saturday, February 16