Idaho State vs Idaho Pick: College Basketball Predictions

Idaho State vs Idaho Pick | College Basketball Predictions February 13th: Idaho State sit in 5th place in the Big Sky Conference coming into Saturday’s game against state rival Idaho. The Bengals have a 10-7 record overall, and are 6-3 in conference. Idaho State are 7-3 in their last 10 games, outscoring their opponents by an average margin of 5.8 points per game, while averaging 67.1 points per game themselves. Idaho State are ranked the 9th best defensive team in the nation, allowing just 60.7 points per game so far this season. While the Idaho offense is one of the worst in the nation, rated 338th.

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Idaho finds themselves at the bottom of the Big Sky, and have not yet won a game this season. In their last 10 games, they have scored just 64 points per game, and have been outscored by an average of 81-64, losing by 17 points per game in that stretch. Idaho is one of the worst defensive teams in college basketball, and are in the bottom 300 in shooting defense, allowing 47% per game, as well as in three-point percentage, allowing 39% per game. Even at the foul line, Idaho opponents have gone 76.2% from the stripe so far this season, making them one of the worst teams in the nation in those categories.

Idaho State vs Idaho Odds

College Basketball Odds Spread
Idaho State  -11
Idaho +11
Total 129
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Idaho State have failed to cover the spread in 7 of their last 9 games as the home favorite, but are on a very hot streak defensively right now. This Bengals defense haven’t allowed more than 50 points per game in their last three games, and have covered the spread in four of their last games when coming off that kind of defensive effort. The Bengals have gone Under the betting total in 6 of their last 8 games when facing a team with an outright losing record, and Idaho can’t be anymore losing than 0-16.

Despite failing to win a game this season, the Idaho Vandals have still managed to pick up 4 ATS wins, but have a disastrous 4-12 ATS record so far this season. The Vandals are coming off back to back ATS losses to Eastern Washington and these Idaho State Bengals, and have now gone Under the betting total in 5 of their last 6 games when coming off an ATS loss. The one glimmer of hope for this team, and for those who chose to back the Vandals in this spot, the Underdog has covered in 6 of the last 7 meetings between these two teams.

Idaho State vs Idaho ATS Stats

College Basketball Team ATS Record ATS Margin
Idaho State 7-5-1 +2.2
Idaho 4-12-0 -4.9