Utah State Aggies at Air Force Falcons ATS Odds

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MWC foes will battle when the Air Force Falcons (10-16, 4-10 MWC) go head-to-head against the Utah State Aggies (14-14, 7-8 MWC) at Clune Arena. Tip-off is scheduled for 4 p.m. ET on Saturday, February 24, 2018.

Utah State Aggies at Air Force Falcons Betting Preview

The last time the Aggies played, they fell to the No. 24 Nevada Wolf Pack, 93-87. With 32 points on 10-for-20 shooting, Koby McEwen was the top scorer from either team. Nevada had an effective field goal percentage of 0.694 (above their season average of 0.548). Utah State, on the other hand, had a turnover percentage of 6.4 (better than their season average of 17.2).

The Falcons are trying to rebound after their 67-56 loss to the San Diego State Aztecs in their last outing. Ryan Swan led Air Force in scoring with 11 points on 5-for-7 shooting. San Diego State’s 0.167 free throw rate was their biggest strength over Air Force, who had a rate of 0.019. The Aztecs mark was below their season average of 0.234, while the Falcons was below their season average of 0.247.

The sweet-shooting offense of Utah State will battle against the mid-tier defense of Air Force. The Aggies rank 70th in effective field goal percentage (0.540), while the Falcons are 341st in effective field goal percentage allowed (0.564). The Aggies figure to have the advantage on that end of the court.

These teams have already met once this season. The Aggies won 71-49. Utah State’s 0.587 effective field goal percentage was its largest strength over Air Force, who had a mark of 0.355. McEwen was a standout player in the game, producing 20 points and seven rebounds.

Utah State Aggies vs. Air Force Falcons ATS Prediction

College Basketball Prediction: SU Winner – Air Force, ATS Winner – Air Force, O/U – Under

Betting Notes:

  • Utah State averages 25.0 three pointers per game, which ranks 57th in the NCAA. Air Force ranks 220th in three pointers allowed per game (23.8).
  • The Aggies average 13.6 assists per game, which ranks 145th in the nation. The Falcons rank 202nd in assists allowed per game (14.5).
  • Utah State ranks 239th in rebounds per game (33.4) while Air Force ranks 276th (32.0).

Betting Trends:

  • The Falcons average margin of defeat in their last five games has been 6.0, up from 4.9 for the season.
  • During their last five games, the Aggies have scored an average of 75.0 points per game (1.4 above their season average) and allowed an average of 79.8 points per game (7.0 above their season average).