Texas State Bobcats vs Utah State Aggies Odds
A key Week 10 battle has the visiting Bobcats travelling to Utah State on Saturday to face the Aggies.
The Aggies currently sports a record of 7-2, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 8-0-1 ATS. The Bobcats are 3-4 and 5-2 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Aggies post a 2-6 over under record this season, while the Bobcats have gone 1-5 against the number.
Betting Line: Bettors going with the Aggies in this game found them listed as 24.5-point favorites on the betting line at Sportsbook.ag earlier in the week.
Power Rankings / Prediction: The Power Rankings at OddsShark have the No. 109-rated Bobcats taking on the No. 36-rated Aggies in this contest. Handicapping models indicate a 42-19 win for the Aggies on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Utah State's No. 50-ranked offense (31.3 PPG) against a Bobcats defense that ranks No. 88 at 30.7 PPG. The Aggies passing attack has averaged 270.4 yards per game, more than the Bobcats give up through the air (269 YPG on average).
Defensively, the Bobcats feature the league's No. 98-rated road run defense, allowing 223.7 yards per game. Utah State, meanwhile, ranks No. 33 in rushing offense at home.
Texas State lost its last outing, a 31-20 result against San Jose State on October 27. Texas State covered in that game as a 18-point underdog, while the 51 combined points took the game UNDER the total. In their last game, the Bobcats were Week 9 losers coming out on the wrong end of 31-20 score against San Jose State.
Utah State was a 48-17 winner in their most recent outing on the road against UTSA. They covered the 23.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (65) made winners of OVER bettors. Chuckie Keeton's 340-yard performance through the air was enough last time out, as Utah State earned a 48-17 win over UTSA on Saturday at Alamodome.
Texas State Bobcats Trends:
When playing on turf are 2-8
After being outgained are 4-5
When playing within the conference are 4-2
After a loss are 3-4
Utah State Aggies Trends:
When playing in November are 8-2
When playing on turf are 8-2
After outgaining opponent are 7-3
When playing within the conference are 8-2
A few Bobcats at Aggies trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas State's last 5 games on the road
Texas State is 3-18 SU in its last 21 games
Texas State is 1-15 SU in its last 16 games on the road
Utah State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Utah State is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Utah State's last 8 games
Texas State home to Louisiana Tech, Saturday, November 10
Utah State at Louisiana Tech, Saturday, November 17