San Diego State Aztecs vs. Utah State Aggies - 3/10/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
San Diego State Aztecs (23-8) vs. Utah State Aggies (16-14)
March 10, 2016 3:00 PM EST
The Line San Diego State -7 See the Latest Odds
The Utah State Aggies and the San Diego State Aztecs will face off in the Quarterfinal of the Mountain West Conference Tournament.
The San Diego State Aztecs finished the regular season with a 23-8 record and are currently 1st in the Mountain West Conference and will have the 1st seed in the Mountain West Conference Tournament. The Aztecs finished the year winning 5 out of their last 6 games. San Diego State averages 70.8 points per game and shoot 31% from the 3-point line. The leading scorer for the Aztecs has been Jeremy Hemsley who is averaging 13.1 points per game and 2.7 rebounds. Trey Kell is second on the team with 12.6 points per game 4.0 rebound.
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The Utah Aggies beat the Wyoming Cowboys in the opening round of the Mountain West Conference Tournament 88-70. Shane Rector who scored 24 points and collected 8 rebounds led Utah State. Utah State was defeated in both games against San Diego State in the regular season. The leading scorer for the Aggies has been Chris Smith who is averaging 15.2 points per game and 5.4 rebounds. Jalen Moore is second on the team with 15.1 points per game and 5.8 rebounds.
Utah State is 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 neutral site games. The Aggies are 4-10-1 against the spread in their last 15 Thursday games. San Diego State is 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 games overall. The Aztecs are 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 games following a win of more than 20 points.
The San Diego State Aztecs finished the regular season first in the conference and have the number 1 seed in the tournament. Utah State already has a win in the tournament and will try to take their momentum into this game. I dont think that will matter much here with San Diego State will win this game big.