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The Utah Valley Wolverines (4-4) will visit the BYU Cougars (5-4) after losing four straight road games.

Wednesday's matchup between the Cougars and the Wolverines features the Cougars as strong 8-point favorites. The over/under is 141 points for the game.

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Odds and Game Info

  • Game Day: Wednesday, December 7, 2022
  • Game Time: 9:00 PM ET
  • Location: Provo, Utah
  • Arena: Marriott Center
  • Spread: BYU -8
  • Total: 141
  • Moneyline: BYU -421, Utah Valley +335

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BYU Betting Info

  • BYU has covered the spread two times this season (2-5-1).
  • BYU has yet to cover the spread when playing as at least 8-point favorites (0-3-1).
  • The Cougars have been favorites in five games this season and have come away with the win three times (60%) in those contests.
  • The Cougars have yet to play a game this season with better moneyline odds than -421.
  • This season, BYU's games have hit the over five times out of seven chances.

Utah Valley Betting Info

  • Utah Valley has covered the spread three times this year (3-4-0).
  • Utah Valley is 1-2 ATS when playing as at least 8-point underdogs.
  • The Wolverines have been the moneyline underdog a total of three times this season, and they've lost all of those games.
  • The Wolverines have yet to play a game with moneyline odds of +335 or longer.
  • Games involving Utah Valley have hit the over five times this season.

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BYU vs. Utah Valley Comparison

BYU Rank BYU Stat Utah Valley Stat Utah Valley Rank
120th 75.7 Points Scored 74.4 148th
257th 71.8 Points Allowed 71.3 244th
96th 14.9 Assists 14.9 96th
349th 15.6 Turnovers 11.3 75th
225th 43.6% Field Goal % 42.9% 258th
225th 43.7% Field Goal % Allowed 41.8% 147th

BYU Key Players

  • Gideon George leads the Cougars in scoring, tallying 12.6 points per game to go with 5.9 rebounds and 1.3 assists.
  • Fousseyni Traore leads BYU in rebounding, averaging 8.4 per game, while Rudi Williams leads the team in assists, distributing an average of 3.3 in each contest.
  • Jaxson Robinson leads the Cougars in three-point shooting, making an average of 2.1 shots per game from beyond the arc.
  • Williams and Atiki Ally Atiki lead BYU on the defensive end, with Williams leading the team in steals averaging 1.3 per game and Ally Atiki in blocks averaging 1.0 per contest.

Utah Valley Key Players

  • Justin Harmon sits at the top of the Wolverines scoring leaderboard with 14.1 points per game. He also collects 4.1 rebounds and averages 3.0 assists per game.
  • The Utah Valley leaders in rebounding and assists are Aziz Bandaogo with 10.1 rebounds per game (he also adds 12.0 points and 0.9 assists per game) and Trey Woodbury with 4.0 assists per game (he also tacks on 13.1 points and 4.1 rebounds per game).
  • Le'Tre Darthard is consistent from distance and leads the Wolverines with 2.1 made threes per game.
  • Utah Valley's leader in steals is Harmon (1.8 per game), and its leader in blocks is Bandaogo (2.8 per game).

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