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Jan 10, 10:05 PM | Cowan Spectrum

Denver Pioneers vs Idaho Vandals Odds


Cowan Spectrum will host Idaho Vandals vs. Denver Pioneers action on Thursday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.

The Vandals sport records of 6-7 and 7-4-1 ATS heading into this battle, while the Pioneers have 7-7 and 4-8 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 5-4 for the Vandals and 5-5 for the Pioneers.

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Betting Line:
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Vandals as 1-point underdogs on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Vandals sit at No. 70 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Pioneers sit at No. 201 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Pioneers will win this game 71-66.


How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Idaho's No. 118-rated squad against Denver's No. 347-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Idaho rates No. 205 in the country with 5.9 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 30 nationally with 8.3 per match.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Denver owns the country's No. 44-rated mark, allowing 61.8 points per game on the highway. Idaho, on the other hand, rates No. 132 in scoring at home.

Last time out for Denver, they were a 75-50 winner as they battled Texas-San Antonio at home. They covered in the match as a 15.5-point favorite. Denver cruised to victory on Sunday, running Texas-San Antonio out of the gym and running up a 75-50 score at Magness Arena.

Last time out for Idaho, they were an 82-75 loser as they battled Utah State on the road. They covered in the match as an 8-point underdog. Idaho got 18 points from Connor Hill but lost anyway, 82-75, to Utah State on Saturday at Dee Glen Smith Spectrum.

Denver Pioneers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Seattle are 1-0
After a win are 6-4

Idaho Vandals Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 2-8
Before playing New Mexico State are 4-6
After playing Utah State are 7-3
After a loss are 7-3

A few Pioneers at Vandals trends to consider:
Denver is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Denver is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Idaho is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games at home

Next up:
Denver at Seattle, Saturday, January 12
Idaho home to New Mexico State, Saturday, January 12