Utah State Aggies vs UNLV Rebels in college hoops odds

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16-8 February 15, 2014, 04:05 | Dee Glen Smith Spectrum 15-9



UNLV pays a visit to Utah State on Saturday, hoping to send the Aggies to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Dee Glen Smith Spectrum.

Utah State battles the Rebels, currently sitting with a 16-8 mark (14-10 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 13-9 for the Aggies and 11-12 for the Rebels.

View UNLV Rebels vs Utah State Aggies Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to go with the Aggies in this one found them listed as -4.5-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Saturday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Rebels was expected to move the line.

This game puts the Aggies, most recently No. 218 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Rebels, who rate No. 84 in the latest survey.

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Last time out for UNLV, they were a 48-46 winner as they battled Wyoming at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 5.5-point favorite. Khem Birch scored 10 points leading the Rebels to a 48-46 victory over Wyoming at Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday.

Utah State was a 71-62 winner in its last match on the road against Colorado State. They covered the 4.5-point spread as underdogs. Utah State earned a 71-62 victory over Colorado State on Tuesday, getting 18 points from Preston Medlin at Moby Arena.

How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Utah State's No. 134-ranked scoring average of 71.75 PPG, against a Rebels defense rated No. 31 and allowing 63.79 PPG. The Aggies FG% has averaged 47.24% to date this season, more than the Rebels shooters have managed so far (43.48% per game).

A few Rebels at Aggies trends to consider:
UNLV is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of UNLV's last 7 games
UNLV is 7-2 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
UNLV is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Utah State's last 6 games
Utah State is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Utah State's last 6 games at home


Next up:
UNLV home to New Mexico, Wednesday, February 19th
Utah State at San Diego State, Tuesday, February 18th
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