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Air Force vs Utah State 1/3/23 College Basketball Picks, Predictions, Odds

Utah State Aggies (12-2) vs. Air Force Falcons (9-6)
January 3, 2023 9:00 pm EDT
The Line: Air Force Falcons +7.5 / Utah State Aggies -7.5; Over/Under: +137
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The Utah State Aggies and Air Force Falcons meet Tuesday in college basketball action at the Clune Arena. The Utah State Aggies look for their 13th win. The Air Force Falcons look for their 10th win.

The Utah State Aggies are averaging 83.8 points on 49.5 percent shooting and allowing 70.2 points on 41 percent shooting. Steven Ashworth is averaging 17.1 points and 2.6 rebounds, while Taylor Funk is averaging 13.4 points and 2 assists. Dan Akin is the third double-digit scorer and Max Shulga is grabbing 5.4 rebounds. The Utah State Aggies are shooting 43.1 percent from beyond the arc and 73.9 percent from the free throw line. The Utah State Aggies are allowing 34.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.1 rebounds per game.

The Air Force Falcons are averaging 69 points on 47.3 percent shooting and allowing 63 points on 41 percent shooting. Jake Heidbreder is averaging 15.5 points and 3.1 rebounds, while Camden Vander Zwaag is averaging 9 points and 1.9 assists. Corbin Green is dishing 1.9 assists and Rytis Petraitis is grabbing 5.3 rebounds. The Air Force Falcons are shooting 36.6 percent from beyond the arc and 70.4 percent from the free throw line. The Air Force Falcons are allowing 27.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 28.8 rebounds per game.

The Aggies are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 road games and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Falcons are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 home games and 8-1 ATS in their last 9 games overall. The under is 5-2 in Aggies last 7 road games. The over is 5-0 in Falcons last 5 home games. The home team is 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings.

The Utah State Aggies are the better team, have been more consistent, and they have the ability to blow the doors off here. However, the Air Force Falcons have been fairly well in their own right, their offense is hot, and they’re winning at home by an average of 10.2 points. Air Force is also covering numbers left and right. The Falcons will be up for this one. Give me the points.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: Air Force Falcons +7.5

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