College baskeball point spread favors Cougars in battle with Vandals
Idaho Vandals vs Washington State Cougars Odds
Idaho pays a visit to Washington State on Wednesday, hoping to send the Cougars to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Friel Court.
The Vandals will try to spoil to the party on Wednesday; they are 2-2 ATS against the number this season, while the Cougars are 2-2 ATS. Idaho is 1-0 on the totals; Washington State is 0-2.
The Cougars were listed as 6.5-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the total was expected shortly.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 182 (Cougars) and the No. 285 (Vandals) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 69-60 result in favor of the Cougars has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Vandals rank No. 276 in NCAA Division 1 with 32.2 per game. That compares with Washington State’s No. 224 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Washington State is college basketball's No. 171-ranked team at 6.2 per game, while the Vandals rate No. 121 with 6.8 per game.
Defensively, Idaho features the nation's No. 215-rated defense on the road, allowing 73 points per game. Washington State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 215 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Idaho, they were a 73-58 loser as they battled New Mexico on the road. They covered in the match as a 16-point underdog. Idaho suffered a 73-58 loss against New Mexico on Friday, getting 20 points from Connor Hill in a losing effort at The Pit.
In their last action, Washington State was a 66-38 winner at home against Arkansas-Pine Bluff. Washington State cruised to victory on Saturday, running Arkansas-Pine Bluff out of the gym and running up a 66-38 score at Friel Court.
Idaho Vandals Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing UC Davis are 0-1
After a loss are 6-4
Washington State Cougars Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Portland are 7-0
After playing Arkansas-Pine Bluff are 1-0
After a win are 4-6
A few Vandals at Cougars trends to consider:
Idaho is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games on the road
Idaho is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Washington State
Idaho is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Washington State
Washington State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Idaho
Washington State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Idaho
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Washington State's last 7 games when playing Idaho
Washington State is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Idaho home to UC Davis, Saturday, December 1
Washington State home to Portland, Saturday, December 1