Utah State Aggies vs Santa Barbara Gauchos in college hoops odds

Santa Barbara Gauchos Utah State Aggies
6-3 December 20, 2013, 10:05 | Dee Glen Smith Spectrum 7-2



Dee Glen Smith Spectrum will host Utah State Aggies vs. Santa Barbara Gauchos action on Friday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.

The Aggies bring a 7-2 record (6-2 ATS) to this tilt against the 6-3 Gauchos, who are 5-3 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Utah State go 4-4 so far and the Gauchos go 4-3.

View Santa Barbara Gauchos vs Utah State Aggies Odds and Stats.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 53-rated Santa Barbara taking on the No. 29-rated Aggies in this contest.

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Last time out for Santa Barbara, they were a 57-54 winner as they battled Troy on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 13.5-point favorite. Santa Barbara got 18 points from Alan Williams en route to a 57-54 victory over Troy on Thursday at Dee Glen Smith Spectrum.

Last time out for Utah State, they were a 68-52 winner as they battled Western Illinois at home. They covered in the match as a 13.5-point favorite. Utah State earned a 68-52 victory over Western Illinois on Thursday, getting 15 points from Kyle Davis at Dee Glen Smith Spectrum.

How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Utah State's No. 99-ranked scoring average of 76 PPG, against a Gauchos defense rated No. 63 and allowing 66.11 PPG. The Aggies FG% has averaged 48.96% to date this season, less than the Gauchos shooters have managed so far (50.43% per game).

A few Gauchos at Aggies trends to consider:
Santa Barbara is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
Santa Barbara is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Santa Barbara is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
Santa Barbara is 6-19 SU in its last 25 games on the road
Utah State is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
Utah State is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Utah State is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Santa Barbara
Utah State is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Santa Barbara


Next up:
Santa Barbara home to Western Illinois, Saturday, December 21st
Utah State at Troy, Saturday, December 21st
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