Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Spartans versus the Aggies? Tip off is at at 9:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on MWN. The game will be played at Dee Glen Smith Spectrum in Logan, UT. This Mountain West conference matchup has an over/under of 150.5 points, and Utah State is favored to win by -13 at home vs. San Jose State.

SAN JOSE STATE SPARTANS VS UTAH STATE AGGIES BETTING PICK

The Pick: San Jose State Spartans +13

This game will be played at Dee Glen Smith Spectrum at 9:00 ET on Tuesday, January 30th.

WHY BET THE SAN JOSE STATE SPARTANS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-70 in favor of the Aggies.
  • Even though we have Utah State winning straight-up, we like San Jose State at +13.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 150.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 145 points.

Will San Jose State Secure A Victory as Road Underdogs?

San Jose State has gone 8-12 on the season, including a 1-6 mark in Mountain West play. Over their last 10 games, the Spartans are 3-7 on the road. They have gone 2-6 on the road this season, and they are currently riding a three-game losing streak.

As the underdog, San Jose State has gone 3-9 this season, and they are 3-3 when they are the favorite. So far, they have played 12 games as the underdog, compared to six as the favorite.

San Jose State has an ATS record of 8-10 this season, including a mark of 4-4 on the road. As the underdog, the Spartans are 6-6 vs. the spread this year and 0-3 in their last three games as the underdog. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, San Jose State has gone 4-6 vs. the spread.

San Jose State’s over/under record for the season is 14-4 and the average scoring total in their games is 148.1 points. Today’s over/under line of 150.5 is higher than the average OU line in their games (138) and there have been more games that have finished with fewer points than today’s OU line (10) than games that have finished with more points (8). Over their last three games, the OU record is 2-1 and the average scoring total in those games is 159 points.

In their latest game, San Jose State offense put up 65 points against UNLV. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 49.1% and made 8 threes. Leading the team in scoring was Myron Amey Jr. with 18 points. Alvaro Cardenas Torre also added 14 points for the Spartans.

Coming into today’s game, the San Jose State defense is giving up an average of 74.1 points per contest. The San Jose State defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 77 points and allowed UNLV to connect on 8 threes.

Does Utah State Have What it Takes to Win as Home Favorites?

Utah State is 18-2 overall and 6-0 in Mountain West play. They have won 16 straight games and are 9-0 at home this season. They have an average scoring margin of +15.0 points per game at home.

The Aggies are 15-0 when favored this season. In their last game, they beat Boise State 90-84. Over their last 10 home games, they are a perfect 10-0.

Utah State has been solid against the spread this season, going 11-6. At home, they are 6-3 vs. the spread and have gone 3-0 ATS in their last 3 home games. As the favorite, the Aggies have an ATS mark of 10-5 this year and have gone 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games as the favorite.

Utah State’s over/under record this season is 11-6 and today’s line of 150.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (143.9). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 167 points and their over/under record in their last 10 games is 6-3.

Utah State is coming off a good offensive performance, putting up 90 points vs. Boise State. This figure is more than their season average of 82.5 points per game. Offensively, the Aggies have a season long field goal percentage of 49%, which is 20th in the nation. In terms of three-pointers, they are 284th in percentage and 314th in three-pointers made.

Currently, the Aggies’ defense holds the 102nd rank in the nation, allowing 68.8 points per game. The Utah State defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 84 points and allowed Boise State to connect on 9 threes.