San Diego State vs. Utah State - 1/31/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Utah State Aggies (12-8) at San Diego State Aztecs (16-5)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 8:00 pm (Viejas Arena)
The Line: San Diego State Aztecs -11 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: CBS Sports Network
The Utah State Aggies and San Diego Aztecs play Saturday night at the Viejas Arena.
The Utah State Aggies have split their last six games and play their 10th true road game. On the season, Utah State is averaging 65.8 points on 43.9 percent shooting and is allowing 62.2 points on 38.4 percent shooting. Jalen Moore is averaging 15.4 points and 7.2 rebounds while David Collette is averaging 13.3 points and 4.8 rebounds. Chris Smith is the third double-digit scorer and Darius Perkins is dishing 3.6 assists. The Utah State Aggies are a defensive team that’s allowing 28.2 percent shooting from deep and has given up 66 or less points in eight of their last nine games. Offensively, Utah State is shooting 66 percent from the line and 39.5 percent from beyond the arc. Utah State is 4-5 SU on the road.
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The San Diego Aztecs have won five of their last six games and are chasing a MWC title. On the season, SDSU is averaging 62.5 points on 41.1 percent shooting and is allowing 53.6 points on 37.6 percent shooting. Aqeel Quinn is averaging 10.9 points and 2.9 rebounds while Winston Shepard is averaging 10.6 points and five rebounds. J.J. O'Brien is dishing 2.4 assists and Trey Kell is shooting 37.2 percent from the field. The San Diego Aztecs are a defensive team that’s allowing 28.5 percent shooting from deep and has given up 52 or less points in five of their last six games. Offensively, SDSU is shooting 62.3 percent from the line and 30.4 percent from beyond the arc.
The Aggies are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Aztecs are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 home games and 4-10 ATS in their last 14 games overall.
Not sure how SDSU is getting this must respect when it's not the same team we're used to seeing. Utah State is solid defensively and should be ale to keep this game close.