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Utah State Aggies Open as Week 5 Betting Underdogs vs Cougars

A key Week 5 battle has the visiting BYU Cougars travelling to Utah State on Friday to face the Aggies.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the visiting BYU Cougars in this one found them as -3-point favorites on the opening college football point spread at TopBet. Bookmark the college football odds pages to see where the over under number opens in this game.

Odds Shark prediction models picked the Cougars to win this game on Friday 28-22. Check the picks page or matchup report during the week as factors may cause that prediction to be re-run. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

BYU Cougars vs Utah State Aggies Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Utah State battles the BYU Cougars, currently with a 1-3 mark (0-4 ATS). The over under records, important for totals betting, are 3-1 for the Aggies and 1-3 for the BYU Cougars. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Utah State vs BYU injuries news.

The Utah State Aggies sit at No. 69 in the current College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the BYU Cougars are at No. 56 on that chart.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Utah State Aggies No. 54-ranked offense (33 PPG) against a BYU Cougars defense that ranks No. 55 at 23 PPG. The Utah State Aggies passing attack has averaged 264 yards per game, more than the BYU Cougars give up through the air (222.25 YPG on average).

Defensively, the BYU Cougars feature the league's No. 116-rated road run defense, allowing 294 yards per game. Utah State, meanwhile, ranks No. 20 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

BYU didn't make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Badgers as Wisconsin blasted them 40-6 in Week 3 action.

Utah State cruised to victory in its last outing, as they ran up a 61-10 score against San Jose State at CEFCU Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Brigham Young is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Brigham Young is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Brigham Young's last 6 games
  • Brigham Young is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • Utah State is 2-9 ATS in its last 11 games
  • Utah State is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games
  • Utah State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Utah State is 19-5 SU in its last 24 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

BYU home to Boise State, Friday, October 6th
Utah State home to Colorado State, Saturday, October 7th