San Diego State Underdogs vs BYU

Not every college basketball fan has even heard of San Diego State, let alone that they are 20-0 and knocking on the door of the nation's Top 5.

But the Aztecs are road underdogs today as they hit the hard court against the Cougars of BYU.

The Cougars bring a 19-1 record (6-9 ATS) to this tilt against the 20-0 Aztecs, who are 11-5 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed BYU go 10-5 so far and the Aztecs go 5-9-1.

View San Diego State vs BYU Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as 4.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Cougars, most recently No. 8 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Aztecs, who rate No. 20 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on th is game predict a potential 89-86 victory for the Cougars.

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How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Aztecs is ranked No. 138 in NCAA hoops at 35.9 per game. Contrast that with BYU’s No. 18 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, BYU is the No. 19-ranked team in the country at 8.6 per game, while San Diego State rates No. 157 at 6.4 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, San Diego State owns the country's No. 15-rated mark, allowing 61.5 points per game on the highway. BYU, on the other hand, rates No. 12 in scoring at home.

Last time out for San Diego State, they were a 68-55 Sportsbook as they battled Air Force at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 18-point favorite.

BYU was a 94-85 Sportsbook in its last match on the road against Colorado State. They covered the 7–point spread as favorites.

San Diego State Aztecs Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Wyoming are 7-3
After playing Air Force are 4-6
After a win are 10-0

BYU Cougars Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing New Mexico are 8-2
After playing Colorado State are 8-2
After a win are 9-1

A few Aztecs at Cougars trends to consider:
San Diego State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego State's last 6 games when playing on the road against BYU
San Diego State is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against BYU
BYU is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
BYU is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
BYU is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against San Diego State
BYU is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing San Diego State

Next up:
San Diego State home to Wyoming, Saturday, January 29
BYU at New Mexico, Saturday, January 29

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