Aggies visit Rams in Week 4 NCAAF clash
Utah State Aggies vs Colorado State Rams Odds
Colorado State looks to cover the Rams-Aggies point spread this week and improve its overall 1-2 mark when they host Utah State in Week 4 action.
The Aggies will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 3-0 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Rams are 1-2 ATS. Utah State is 0-2 against the total, while Colorado State is 2-1 versus the number.
Betting Line: Oddsmakers opened the Rams as 14-point underdogs in the game, while the betting total had not been set at the time of writing.
Power Rankings / Prediction: This game matches up the No. 122 (Rams) and the No. 25 (Aggies) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAF Power Rankings at OddsShark. A 32-10 result in favor of the Aggies is predicted by handicapping models.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Colorado State's No. 115-ranked offense, averaging 16.3 PPG, against a Aggies defense that ranks No. 15 this week at 13 PPG. The Rams aerial game is averaging 213.7 yards per game, more than the Aggies secondary allows through the air, 153.3 YPG per game.
Defensively, the Aggies feature the league's No. 46-rated road run defense, allowing 156 yards per game. Colorado State, meanwhile, ranks No. 110 in rushing offense at home.
Last time out for Utah State, they were a 16-14 loser as they battled Wisconsin on the road. Utah State covered in the match as a 14-point underdog, while 30 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Aggies suffered a Week 3 loss against Wisconsin in their last game, falling 16-14 at Camp Randall Stadium.
In their last action, Colorado State was a 40-20 loser on the road against San Jose State. They failed to cover the 11.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (60) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Colorado State didn’t make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Spartans as San Jose State blasted them 40-20 in Week 3 action.
Utah State Aggies Trends:
When playing in September are 3-7
When playing on turf are 7-3
After outgaining opponent are 5-5
When playing outside the conference are 5-5
Colorado State Rams Trends:
When playing in September are 5-5
When playing on turf are 1-9
After being outgained are 2-8
When playing outside the conference are 4-6
A few Aggies at Rams trends to consider:
Utah State is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
Utah State is 4-1-1 ATS in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Utah State's last 6 games on the road
Utah State is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Colorado State is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games at home
Colorado State is 5-12 ATS in its last 17 games
Colorado State is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games at home
Colorado State is 1-10 SU in its last 11 games
Utah State home to UNLV, Saturday, September 29
Colorado State at Air Force, Saturday, September 29