Wednesday, December 9, 2015
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The Utah State Aggies travel to Marriott Center to play the BYU Cougars on Wednesday, December 9, 2015. The opening line for this game has BYU as 8.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 153.
The Aggies come into this game with an overall record of 5-1 and a road record of 2-1. They are 1-2 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-2. The Cougars have an overall record of 5-2 and a home record of 5-0. They have an over/under record of 2-2 and they are 3-1 against the spread.
Chris Smith comes into this contest averaging 14.7 points per game while playing 28.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Aggies. He pulls down 5.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is currently at 62%. Jalen Moore averages 12 points per game in 25.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 4.5 rebounds per game for Utah State. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 68%.
Kyle Collinsworth averages 15.4 points per game while playing 31.7 minutes per contest this year for the Cougars. He grabs 8.3 rebounds per game and has 6.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 64%. Chase Fischer averages 14.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.1 rebounds per contest and 1.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Utah State averages 68.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 238th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -0.8 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 138th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 60th in the country. They average 34.5 rebounds per game and 12.8 assists per game which ranks them 240th and 183rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 224th with 13.8 per game. The Aggies allow 69.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 130th in the nation. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc ranking them 255th and 312th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32 rebounds a game which ranks 38th and they give up 13.5 assists per contest which puts them in 195th place in the country. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 148th in the Division 1.
BYU averages 78 points per game this year which ranks them 82nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 102nd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 141st in the nation. They average 44.8 rebounds per game and 15.3 assists per contest which ranks them 10th and 75th respectively. In the turnover department the Cougars rank 327th with 15.8 per game. The Cougars allow 70 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 141st in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 61st and 117th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.2 rebounds a game which ranks 132nd and they give up 12.3 assists per contest which puts them in 124th place in the nation. The Cougars force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 159th in college basketball.
Utah State Aggies Betting Trends
The Utah State Aggies are 1-2 against the spread
The Utah State Aggies are 1-2 against the over/under
BYU Cougars Betting Trends
The BYU Cougars are 3-1 against the spread
The BYU Cougars are 2-2 against the over/under
Utah State Aggies Injuries
11/12/15 F David Collette Personal quit the team
BYU Cougars Injuries
12/08/15 F Jamal Aytes Ankle "?" Wednesday vs. Utah State
12/08/15 G Nick Emery Suspension Served probable Wednesday vs. Utah State
Guy's Pick: Take Utah State
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