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Utah Valley Wolverines Home to Chicago State Cougars in NCAA Basketball Betting

Basketball betting fans will hope to hit paydirt on Thursday when the Utah Valley Wolverines try to run the Chicago State Cougars off the court at UCCU Center in college hoops action.

Chicago State Cougars vs Utah Valley Wolverines Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The 8-8 and 2-0 ATS Utah Valley Wolverines will face the 4-14 Chicago State Cougars, who own a 2-5 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Utah Valley Wolverines are 1-1 on the OVER/UNDER so far this season while the Chicago State Cougars are 4-2-1.

The Utah Valley Wolverines sit at No. 309 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Chicago State Cougars sit at No. 307 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Chicago State is ranked No. 230 in NCAA basketball at 34.11 per game. Contrast that with Utah Valley's No. 42 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Utah Valley is the No. 30-ranked team in the country at 9.38 per game, while Chicago State rates No. 160 at 7.11 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Cougars wasted a 26-point performance from Fred Sims Jr. in losing to New Mexico State 78-62 on Saturday at Jones Convocation Center.

Utah Valley suffered a 82-72 loss against Grand Canyon on Saturday, getting 20 points from Kenneth Ogbe in a losing effort at GCU Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Chicago State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • Chicago State is 2-23 SU in its last 25 games on the road
  • Chicago State is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing Utah Valley
  • Chicago State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Utah Valley
  • Utah Valley is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
  • Utah Valley is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • Utah Valley is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Chicago State
  • Utah Valley is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Chicago State

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago State at Seattle, Saturday, January 14th
Utah Valley at UMKC, Saturday, January 14th