Idaho Vandals face Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners: NCAA basketball odds preview and stats
Idaho Vandals vs Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners Odds
Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Thursday when the Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners try to run the Idaho Vandals off the court at UTSA Convocation Center in college hoops action.
The Roadrunners bring a 7-19 record (9-9-1 ATS) to this tilt against the 10-16 Vandals, who are 11-13-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Texas-San Antonio go 11-5-1 so far and the Vandals go 14-7-1.
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Vandals were listed as 1.5-point favorites earlier in the day at Bovada.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 334 (Roadrunners) and the No. 190 (Vandals) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 68-62 result in favor of the Vandals has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Vandals is ranked No. 170 in NCAA hoops at 35 per game. Contrast that with Texas-San Antonio’s No. 303 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Texas-San Antonio is the No. 42-ranked team in the country at 7.7 per game, while Idaho rates No. 159 at 6.2 per game.
Defensively, Idaho features the nation's No. 191-rated defense on the road, allowing 70.3 points per game. Texas-San Antonio, meanwhile, comes in at No. 279 nationally in scoring at home.
Idaho won its last outing, a 75-69 result against Idaho State on February 23. They covered in that game as a 4-point favorite. The Vandals got 20 points from Connor Hill as Idaho ran past Idaho State 75-69 on Saturday at Holt Arena.
Texas-San Antonio was a 76-58 winner in their most recent outing at home against Nicholls State. They covered the 4-point spread as favorites. The Roadrunners got 17 points from Kannon Burrage as Texas-San Antonio ran past Nicholls State 76-58 on Saturday at UTSA Convocation Center.
Idaho Vandals Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Texas State are 1-0
After playing Idaho State are 3-7
After a win are 2-8
Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 8-2
Before playing Seattle are 0-1
After playing Nicholls State are 3-7
After a win are 4-6
A few Vandals at Roadrunners trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Idaho's last 6 games on the road
Idaho is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Texas-San Antonio is 4-18 SU in its last 22 games
Texas-San Antonio is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games at home
Idaho at Texas State, Saturday, March 2
Texas-San Antonio home to Seattle, Saturday, March 2