The Southern Utah Thunderbirds (2-0) will travel to the Marriott Center to go head-to-head with the BYU Cougars (1-1). Action starts at 9 p.m. ET on Wednesday, November 13, 2019.
Southern Utah Thunderbirds at BYU Cougars Betting Odds
In their last matchup, the Cougars were beaten by the San Diego State Aztecs, 76-71, while the Thunderbirds edged the Nebraska Cornhuskers, 79-78.
The Thunderbirds had a much better offensive rebounding percentage (30.6 vs. 18.9) and had a better effective field goal percentage (0.434 vs. 0.404). BYU, on the other hand, had a much better turnover percentage (11.3 vs. 16.9). BYU rallied around Jake Toolson, who recorded 18 points. Dwayne Morgan, meanwhile had a good outing for Southern Utah, finishing with 19 points and 11 rebounds.
It could be a tough matchup for BYU on the offensive glass. The Cougars rank 326th in offensive rebounding percentage (23.3 percent), while Southern Utah ranks 20th in defensive rebounding percentage (76.1 percent) since the 2018-19 season.
Southern Utah Thunderbirds vs. BYU Cougars Free Pick
Free Prediction: SU Winner – Byu, ATS Winner – BYU, O/U – Under
Betting Notes (2018-Present):
- Southern Utah averages 37.6 rebounds per game, which ranks 66th in the country. BYU ranks 243rd in rebounds allowed per game (36.5).
- The Cougars rank 123rd in steals per game (6.4) while the Thunderbirds rank 191st in steals allowed per game (6.6).
- The Cougars rank 37th in blocks allowed per game (2.6) while the Thunderbirds rank 186th (3.6).
- BYU ranks 49th in assists per game (15.1) while Southern Utah ranks 194th (12.8).