BYU vs. Utah State,
12/14/2019 20:00 EDT,
Score: 68 - 64
Point Spread: -1/-110 BYU
BEEHIVE CLASSIC - Vivint Smart Home Arena - Salt Lake City, UT
BYU is off a heart breaking OT loss last time out to Utah, and are now ready for a bounce back performance against instate rivals Utah State here today. The Aggies (10-1), , are ranked and are preseason favorites to win the Mountain West Conference championship. USU is led by guard Sam Merrill, who averages 17.7 points per game, but is less than 100% despite of expecting to play here today ( undisclosed illness).
Note: BYU has made 10 or more 3-pointers in five consecutive games, which is a school record. And the Cougars have allowed just an average of 46 points in their last two games and despite of not being ranked are highly under rated and dangerous and need this win to enhance their tournament resume.
UTAH ST is 5-14 ATS in road games versus teams who make 8 or more 3 point shots/game on the season over the last 3 seasons
BYU has won 14 consecutive games at Vivint Arena. Three of those 14 victories came against Utah State. The Cougars beat UNLV at Vivint Arena last Saturday.
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