Utah State Aggies vs. Air Force Falcons - 1/12/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Air Force Falcons (10-6) at Utah State Aggies (9-6)
College Basketball: Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Dee Glen Smith Spectrum)
The Line: Utah State Aggies -9 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Utah State Aggies will host the Air Force Falcons this Tuesday.
The Utah State Aggies come into this game with a 9-6 record and are currently 9th in the Mountain West Conference. The Aggies have lost their last 3 games with their most recent game being a 77-59 loss to New Mexico. Through 15 games this season the leading scorer for the Aggies has been Jalen Moore who is averaging 15.0 points per game and 5.7 rebounds. Chris Smith is second on the team with 12.9 points per game and 5.9 rebounds.
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The Air Force Falcons comes into this game with a 10-6 record and are currently 8th in the Mountain West. The Falcons most recent game was a 86-83 loss to the Nevada Wolf pack. Through 16 games this season the leading scorer for the Falcons has been Trevor Lyons who is averaging 15.1 points per game and 3.9 rebounds. Second on the team is Hayden Graham with 14.9 points per game and 7.3 rebounds. Air Force will try to bounce back with a win against Utah State.
Air Force is 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 games following a loss. The Falcons are 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 games overall. Utah State is 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 games following a straight up loss. The Aggies are 1-6 against the spread in their last 7 games vs. a team with a winning record.
The Utah State Aggies and the Air Force Falcons are pretty similar in record and this should be a close game. I think Utah State will win the game but i think Air Force can keep it within 9 points.