BYU Cougars vs Utah State Aggies 12/5/2020 NCAAB Forecast, Odds & Spread
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
BYU Cougars vs Utah State Aggies 12/5/2020 – The Birmingham Young Cougars have played five games already and they only lost one. They hope to keep the momentum running as they go on the road to face the Utah State Aggies this Saturday, December 5. It will be MW Digital Network that will be putting the game on television and the tip-off begins inside the closed-door venue of the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum in Logan, Utah. SofaScore will also have the game featured via an online live stream through their page. This is seen by Best Sportsbook as a close matchup with the home team Utah State Aggies having the edge over the BYU Cougars.
BYU Cougars vs Utah State Aggies 12/5/2020
The BYU Cougars have won four of their five games to start the season and they will be going to match up with the Utah State Aggies bouncing back from a tough loss. They were able to pick up wins over the Westminister UT Griffins, New Orleans Privateers, Utah Valley Wolverines and the most recent one was with St. John’s Red Storm. Their only loss was against the Southern California Trojans. Alex Barcello continues to be the best scorer for the team and he tallied 20 points, three rebounds, five assists, and two assists while Gideon George had a double-double of 13 points and 15 rebounds.
Players to Watch: A. Barcello G (GP 5 MIN 28.6 PTS 18.4 REB 5.2 AST 3.6 STL 0.6 BLK 0 TO 1.4 FG% 60 FT% 44.4 3PT% 61.5), B. Averette G (GP 5 MIN 25.6 PTS 10.2 REB 2.8 AST 2.6 STL 0.4 BLK 0.2 TO 2.8 FG% 41.7 FT% 50 3PT% 40.9), C. Harding G (GP 5 MIN 24.4 PTS 8.4 REB 2.4 AST 1.8 STL 0.6 BLK 0.2 TO 1 FG% 38.9 FT% 100 3PT% 37.5).
Utah State Aggies
The Utah State Aggies have already played three games this season and won only once. They lost their first two games against the VCU Rams and South Dakota State Jackrabbits. This team eventually bounced back with a win over the Northern Iowa Panthers by 11 points, 82-71. Marco Anthony led the team with 22 points along with six rebounds, two assists, and two triples. Justin Bean and Neemias Queta each had a double-double and mirroring numbers of 15 points and 10 rebounds each. Rolie Worster was the second-best scorer for the Aggies and he finished with 17 points.
Players to Watch: N. Queta C GP 3 MIN 28 PTS 14.7 REB 9.3 AST 2 STL 0.3 BLK 2.7 TO 2 FG% 53.8 FT% 69.6 3PT% 0, M. Anthony G GP 3 MIN 30.7 PTS 12.7 REB 4 AST 1 STL 0.7 BLK 0.3 TO 2 FG% 43.3 FT% 61.5 3PT% 33.3, R. Worster G GP 3 MIN 30 PTS 12 REB 2.3 AST 2 STL 0.3 BLK 0 TO 2.7 FG% 44.8 FT% 100 3PT% 37.5.
BYU Cougars vs Utah State Aggies Betting Predictions
BYU is 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games.
Utah State Aggies
Utah State is 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games.
BYU Cougars vs Utah State Aggies Betting Picks
This is going to be close and the Utah State Aggies have the home-court advantage and were given by the Best Sports Betting website as the safer bet as compared to the BYU Cougars. Putting your faith in the Cougars is a reasonable risk on what they are showcasing so far.
Moneyline: The ML given to the Cougars for this matchup is +108 while the Aggies are at -122 as the favored team.
Spread: It is just one point between both teams for this match. Aggies have the -1 while the Cougars are at +1.
Total: 145 points is the total for this game with the Aggies going under and the Cougars the team over.
Score Prediction: 74-71, Aggies win.