Utah State Aggies (6-3) at Air Force Falcons (3-4)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 2, 2021 at 6:00 pm (Clune Arena)
The Line: Air Force Falcons +12 -- Over/Under: 129 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Utah State Aggies and Air Force Falcons meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Clune Arena.
The Utah State Aggies look for a win to build on their five-game wining streak. The Utah State Aggies are averaging 78 points on 45.1 percent shooting and allowing 64.7 points on 39.9 percent shooting. Marco Anthony is averaging 13.3 points and 4.4 rebounds while Justin Bean is averaging 12.1 points and two assists. Neemias Queta is the third double-digit scorer and Rollie Worster is grabbing 3.3 rebounds. The Utah State Aggies are shooting 33.3 percent from beyond the arc and 71.7 percent from the free throw line. The Utah State Aggies are allowing 34.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 38.8 rebounds per game.
The Air Force Falcons need a win here to get back to a .500 record. The Air Force Falcons are averaging 55.8 points on 42.1 percent shooting and allowing 62.3 points on 41.9 percent shooting. Chris Joyce is averaging 15.8 points and 2.8 rebounds while Keaton Van Soelen is averaging 9.8 points and 2.5 assists. AJ Walker is dishing 2.5 assists and Nikc Jackson is grabbing four rebounds. The Air Force Falcons are shooting 35.7 percent from beyond the arc and 74.1 percent from the free throw line. The Air Force Falcons are allowing 33 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 24 rebounds per game.
The Aggies are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 road games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Falcons are 2-8 ATS in their last 10 home games and 5-16 ATS in their last 21 games overall. The over is 4-0 in Falcons last 4 overall. The favorite is 8-3 ATS in the last 11 meetings.
The Utah State Aggies are playing head and shoulders the better basketball right now, which includes covering success and beating Air Force a couple days ago by a score of 83-48. The Air Force Falcons have been hit or miss due to an inconsistent offense, and they've been a profitable team to fade dating back to last season. I have no choice but to lay the chalk with Utah State.