Utah State vs. Valparaiso: Preview, Score Prediction

Utah State vs. Valparaiso: Preview, Score Prediction

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Utah State vs. Valparaiso: Preview, Score Prediction


Utah State vs. Valparaiso Preview & Score Prediction

Check out the Utah State vs. Valparaiso game preview and score prediction

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Utah State (4-3) vs. Valparaiso (7-0) Game Preview

Game Info

Date: Tuesday, November 84th
Tip-off: 5:00pm PT
Venue: Athletics-Recreation Center, Valparaiso, IN
Radio: TBD
TV/stream: TBD

Projected Utah State Lineup

Abel Porter
Diogo Brito
Sam Merrill
– averaging 15.0/3.1/3.6 this season
Dwayne Brown
Alex Dargenton

Projected Valparaiso Lineup

Bakari Evelyn – 30 points, 8 rebounds in win over UNC Wilmington
Tevonn Walker
Joe Burton
Parker Hazen
Jaume Sorolla

Why Utah State Will Win

Valparaiso excels at home, only dropping four games in the Athletics-Recreation Center over the past three seasons, including its 2-0 start at home this year. Utah State will hope that Koby McEwen can suit up and is ready to play. McEwen missed Sunday’s matchup with New Hampshire but started on Friday against Northeastern. The Crusaders own a top 50 defense nationally, so the Aggies will have to find a way to manufacture points in a tough road environment. Sam Merrill needs to guide the team on offense.

KenPom Line

Utah State +6, o/u: 142

Score Prediction

Valparaiso 75, Utah State 66


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