Nevada Wolf Pack vs. Utah State Aggies ATS Prediction 01/11/20

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The Nevada Wolf Pack (10-6, 3-1 MWC) will be at Dee Glen Smith Spectrum to take on the Utah State Aggies (13-5, 2-3 MWC) in a MWC matchup. Action begins at 8 p.m. ET on Saturday, January 11, 2020, and can be seen on CBS Sports Network.

Nevada Wolf Pack at Utah State Aggies Betting Odds

Both teams fell in their last game. The Aggies lost big to the Air Force Falcons, 79-60, while the Wolf Pack lost a winnable game to the San Jose State Spartans, 70-68.

Nevada made 10 of their 25 three pointers (40.0 percent) while Utah State had a better turnover percentage (11.9 vs. 16.0). Utah State was led by Brock Miller, who put up 16 points. Meanwhile, Jalen Harris had a solid performance for Nevada, putting up 20 points, five rebounds and five assists.

This was a highly contested series last year. Each won one of the two games played against each other last season. The Aggies won the most recent contest 81-76. One of Utah State’s largest advantages was getting to the free throw line. They made 37 trips to the line, while Nevada went 34 times. This is the first time these teams will meet this year.

Utah State should be expected to protect the ball well in this contest. Utah State ranks 50th in the nation at avoiding errors (turnover percentage of 17.1 percent), while Nevada forces the third-fewest turnovers (15.0 percent). Moreover, the Wolf Pack rank 297th in offensive rebounding percentage (24.0 percent), while the Aggies rank 16th in defensive rebounding percentage (77.5 percent).

Nevada Wolf Pack at Utah State Aggies Betting Pick

Free Basketball Tip: SU Winner – Utah State, ATS Winner – Utah State, O/U – Over

Betting Notes:

  • Utah State ranks 17th in rebounds per game (41.2) while Nevada ranks 174th in rebounds allowed per game (36.5).
  • The Wolf Pack rank 24th in blocks allowed per game (2.4) while the Aggies rank 124th (3.8).
  • Utah State ranks 23rd in assists per game (16.6) while Nevada ranks 55th in assists allowed per game (11.1).
  • The Wolf Pack rank 56th in three pointers attempted per game (25.4) while the Aggies rank 179th in three pointers allowed per game (23.3).
  • Nevada ranks seventh in steals allowed per game (4.5) while Utah State ranks 113th (6.7).

Bettings Trends:

  • The Aggies’ average margin of victory in their last five games has been 5.2, down from 14.1 for the season.
  • During their last five games, the Wolf Pack have scored an average of 74.4 points per game (1.2 below their season average) and allowed an average of 67.6 points per game (3.1 below their season average).