Boise State Broncos vs. Utah State Aggies - 2/2/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Utah State Aggies (11-9) at Boise State Broncos (15-7)
College Basketball: Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at 11:00 pm (Taco Bell Arena)
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The Utah State Aggies will travel to play the Boise State Broncos in a Mountain West game on Tuesday.
The Boise State Broncos are 15-7 (6-3) and are coming off of a loss to New Mexico by a score of 88-83. Boise State has lost 2 games in a row and is currently 3rd in the Mountain West standings. Boise State is averaging 78.4 points per game while giving up 69.3 points per game. Boise State is also averaging 35.1 rebounds per game and 13.8 assists per game. James Webb III is averaging 16 points per game and 9.5 rebounds per game for Boise State. Anthony Drmic is averaging 12.3 points per game and 4 rebounds per game for the Broncos. Boise State is shooting 73.3% on free throws, 33.7% on three-pointers, and 45.3% on all field goal attempts.
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The Utah State Aggies are 11-9 (3-6) and are coming off of a loss to Nevada by a score of 89-84. Utah State has lost 3 games in a row and is currently 9th in the Mountain West standings. Utah State is averaging 72.5 points per game while giving up 71.1 points per game. Utah State is also averaging 36.5 rebounds per game and 14.3 assists per game. Jalen Moore is averaging 14.9 points per game and 6.1 rebounds per game for Utah State. Chris Smith is averaging 14.3 points per game and 6.3 rebounds per game for the Aggies. Utah State is shooting 68.5% on free throws, 35% on three-pointers, and 44.1% on all field goal attempts.
Boise State defeated Utah State by a score of 76-61 on January 5th. Boise State led by 2 points at halftime and pulled away in the second half. Mikey Thompson led Boise State with 17 points and 6 assists, while Jalen Moore led Utah State with 18 points and 5 rebounds. Boise State out rebounded Utah State by a total of 32-27 and added 13 assists in their victory.
Utah State is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Tuesday games. Utah State is 2-5 ATS in their last 7 road games. The under is 5-2 in Utah State’s last 7 road games. Boise State 5-0 ATS in their last 5 Tuesday games. Boise State is 2-7 ATS in their last 9 home games. The over is 4-0 in Boise State’s last 4 games. The road team is 4-1 ATS in these two teams last 5 meetings.
Boise State should be able to win this game at home with no problem. Boise is a high scoring team that allows fewer than 70 points per game. Utah State doesn’t score as much, but is allowing over 70 points per game. I expect Boise to get the easy win here.