Utah State Aggies vs. San Diego State Aztecs - 1/2/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
San Diego State Aztecs (8-6) at Utah State Aggies (9-3)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 2, 2016 at 10:00 pm (Dee Glen Smith Spectrum)
The Line: Utah State Aggies 0 -- Over/Under: 126 See the Latest Odds
The San Diego State Aztecs will travel to play the Utah State Aggies in a Mountain West Conference game on Saturday.
The Utah State Aggies are 9-3 and are coming off of a win against San Jose State by a score of 80-71. Utah Stat led by 14 points at halftime and was able to hang on for the win in the second half. Jalen Moore had 21 points and 5 rebounds for Utah State. Darius Perkins added 11 points and 3 assists for the Aggies. Utah State was out rebounded by a total of 39-34 and had 20 assists in their victory. Utah State is averaging 73.4 points per game while giving up 67.3 points per game. Utah State is also averaging 37.6 rebounds per game and 15.8 assists per game. Jalen Moore is averaging 14.8 points per game and 5.9 rebounds per game, while Chris Smith is averaging 13.4 points per game and 5.9 rebounds per game. Utah State is shooting 68.8% on free throws, 36.8% on three-pointers, and 45% on all field goal attempts.
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The San Diego State Aztecs are 8-6 and are coming off of a win against Wyoming by a score of 67-55. San Diego State led by 10 points at halftime and was able to pull away in the second half. Winston Shepard had 16 points and 11 rebounds for San Diego State. Jeremy Hemsley added 16 points and 5 rebounds for the Aztecs. San Diego State out rebounded their opponent by a total of 50-26 and had 9 assists in their victory. San Diego State is averaging 65.1 points per game while giving up 59.8 points per game. San Diego State is also averaging 39.1 rebounds per game and 9.8 assists per game. Jeremy Hemsley is averaging 13.4 points per game and 2.4 assists per game, while Winston Shepard is averaging 9.4 points per game and 5.8 rebounds per game. San Diego State is shooting 69.7% on free throws, 30.3% on three-pointers, and 41% on all field goal attempts.
San Diego State is 2-5-1 ATS in their last 8 conference games. San Diego State is 0-4-2 ATS in their last 6 road games. The under is 5-1 in San Diego State’s last 6 games. Utah State is 8-2 ATS in their last 10 conference games. The over is 4-1 in Utah State’s last 5 games.
San Diego State has played great defense so far this season and will give Utah State trouble. Utah State scores more points per game than the Aztecs, but San Diego State is the better rebounding team. I have liked Utah State so far this season and I am going to pick them at home here.