Utah State Aggies vs Fresno State Bulldogs Preview
|Fresno State Bulldogs||Utah State Aggies|
|13-14||February 22, 2014, 09:05 | Dee Glen Smith Spectrum||15-11|
The visiting Fresno State Bulldogs 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 13-14 Bulldogs, who own a 14-10-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Aggies are 13-11 on the OU so far this season while the Bulldogs are 14-11.
View Fresno State Bulldogs vs Utah State Aggies Odds and Stats.
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Bulldogs were listed as 6.5-point underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada.
The Aggies - Bulldogs odds would favor the Bulldogs if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Utah State is rated No. 211 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Fresno State is at No. 69.
Fresno State was a 72-66 loser in its last match on the road against Wyoming. They covered the 7-point spread as underdogs. Fresno State suffered a 72-66 loss against Wyoming on Tuesday, getting 24 points from Tyler Johnson in a losing effort at Arena-Auditorium.
In their last action, Utah State was a 60-45 loser on the road against San Diego State. They failed to cover the 10-point spread as underdogs. Utah State got 10 points from Jarred Shaw but lost anyway, 60-45, to San Diego State on Tuesday at Viejas Arena.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Utah State's No. 161 nationally ranked offense (70.35 points per game) against a Bulldogs defense that sits as the No. 175 at 71.63 PPG. The Aggies have been averaging 46.12% from the field, more than the Bulldogs have managed so far this season (43.56% on average).
A few Bulldogs at Aggies trends to consider:
Fresno State is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
Fresno State is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Fresno State's last 9 games
Fresno State is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Utah State is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
Utah State is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Utah State's last 8 games
Utah State is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Fresno State home to Boise State, Wednesday, February 26th
Utah State at New Mexico, Tuesday, February 25th