The Northeastern Huskies (2-2) and the Utah State Aggies (2-3) go head-to-head at Nashville Municipal Auditorium. Tip-off is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. ET on Friday, November 24, 2017.
Utah State Aggies vs. Northeastern Huskies Odds Preview
The Aggies fell to the Portland State Vikings in their last matchup, 83-79. Utah State’s Dwayne Brown Jr. finished with 13 points and 15 rebounds in the game. Portland State did a fantastic job of getting and making free throws (24-34; 70.6 percent). Utah State, on the other hand, held the Vikings to an offensive rebounding percentage of 25.6 (below their season average of 46.2).
The last time the Huskies played, they were beaten by the Ohio State Buckeyes, 80-55. Donnell Gresham Jr. was Northeastern’s leading scorer with 16 points on 4-for-11 shooting. Getting to the free throw line was one of Ohio State’s largest strengths. They made 27 trips to the line, while Northeastern went just 10 times.
Half-court execution will be of utmost importance when two of the NCAA’s slowest-paced teams clash. Northeastern ranks 283rd in possessions per game (67.6) and Utah State is 251st (68.3) since last season.
Utah State Aggies vs. Northeastern Huskies Odds Prediction
Predictions: SU Winner – Northeastern, ATS Winner – Northeastern, O/U – Under
Betting Notes (2016-Present):
- The Huskies rank 227th in steals per game (5.4) while the Aggies rank 275th (4.9).
- Northeastern averages 23.8 three pointers per game, which ranks 67th in the nation. Utah State ranks 203rd in three pointers allowed per game (22.0).
- The Aggies rank 179th in rebounds per game (35.7) while the Huskies rank 261st (33.9).
- Utah State ranks 95th in assists per game (14.6) while Northeastern ranks 174th in assists allowed per game (13.4).