Utah State vs. Boise State - 2/3/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Boise State Broncos (15-6) at Utah State Aggies (12-9)
College Basketball: Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 9:35 pm (Dee Glen Smith Spectrum)
The Line: Utah State Aggies +1.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Utah State Aggies and he Boise State Broncos face off on Tuesday at the Dee Glenn Smith Spectrum in Mountain West Conference college basketball action.
The Utah State Aggies are 12-9 this season and they have lost two of their last three games. Utah State is averaging 64.6 points and they are shooting 43.2 percent while defensively they are allowing 62.2 points and their opponents are shooting 38.6 percent. Jalen Moore leads USU averaging 15.2 points and 7.2 rebounds per game. David Collette is averaging 12.9 points, Chris Smith is averaging 11.1 points, and Darius Perkins is averaging 9.5 points. Utah State is 8-3 at home and 5-4 in the MWC.
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The Boise State Broncos are 15-6 this season and they have won their last five games in a row. Boise State is averaging 72.7 points and their opponents are shooting 46.5 percent while defensively they are allowing 62.9 points and their opponents are shooting 41.9 percent. Derrick Marks leads the Broncos averaging 19.6 points per game. Anthony Drmic is averaging 15 points and 5.0 rebounds, James Webb III is averaging 10.3 points and 6.9 rebounds, and Mikey Thompson is averaging 9.0 points. Boise State is 4-4 on the road and 5-3 in the MWC.
Utah State is 4-1 against the spread in their last five games, 21-10-2 against the spread in their last 33 home games, and 2-7 against the spread at home against a team with a winning road record. Boise State is 4-0 against the spread following a win, 5-0 against the spread against the MWC, and 8-3 against the spread in their last 11 road games. The favorite has covered the point spread in five of the last seven meetings of these two.
My free pick in this one is going to be on the total so please check back when the totals are posted.