Utah Utes vs Sacramento State Hornets Betting Matchup Report
Sacramento State Hornets vs Utah Utes Odds
The visiting Sacramento State Hornets hope to send their backers to the pay window on Friday as they look to cover the spread at Huntsman Center against the Utah Utes.
The Utes sport records of 1-0 and 0-0 ATS heading into this battle, while the Hornets have 2-0 and 0-0 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 0-0 for the Utes and 0-0 for the Hornets.
The Hornets were listed as 8-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Utes sit at No. 341 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Hornets sit at No. 296 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Utes will win this game 134-102.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Utah's No. 1 nationally ranked offense (104 points per game) against a Hornets defense that sits as the No. 162 at 64.5 PPG. The Utes have been averaging 62.7% from the field, more than the Hornets have managed so far this season (51.9% on average).
Defensively, Sacramento State features the nation's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 0 points per game. Utah, meanwhile, comes in at No. 11 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Sacramento State was an 85-67 winner at home against CS Bakersfield. Sacramento State earned an 85-67 victory over CS Bakersfield on Wednesday, getting 23 points from Mikh McKinney at Colberg Court.
Utah was a 104-47 winner in their most recent outing at home against Willamette. The battle between the Utes and Bearcats didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Willamette was handed a 104-47 defeat on Friday at Huntsman Center.
Sacramento State Hornets Trends:
When playing on Friday are 2-7
Before playing UC Davis are 2-8
After playing CS Bakersfield are 2-2
After a win are 6-4
Utah Utes Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Idaho State are 3-2
After a win are 3-7
A few Hornets at Utes trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Sacramento State's last 6 games on the road
Sacramento State is 5-20 SU in its last 25 games on the road
Utah is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
Utah is 2-11 SU in its last 13 games
Sacramento State home to UC Davis, Tuesday, November 20
Utah home to Idaho State, Wednesday, November 21