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Idaho Vandals host New Mexico State Aggies in college basketball action

New Mexico State AggiesIdaho Vandals
17-7February 06, 2014, 10:00 | Cowan Spectrum8-14

The Idaho Vandals host New Mexico State on Thursday, looking to build on their 8-14 mark against the 17-7 Aggies in college hoops action at Cowan Spectrum.

Idaho will face the 17-7 Aggies, who own a 7-2 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Vandals are 2-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Aggies are 3-4 favoring the OVER.

View New Mexico State Aggies vs Idaho Vandals Odds and Stats.

If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Aggies were listed as -8-point favorites earlier in the day at Bovada.

According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 186-ranked Vandals and the No. 89-rated Aggies in this matchup.


New Mexico State was a 72-49 winner in their most recent outing at home against Utah Valley. The Aggies blew out Utah Valley on Saturday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 72-49 win at Pan American Center.

In their last action, Idaho was a 68-67 loser at home against Seattle. Stephen Madison went off for 27 points and added 7 rebounds but it wasn't enough as Seattle handed Idaho a 68-67 defeat at Cowan Spectrum.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Aggies rank No. 91 in NCAA Division 1 with 36.58 per game. That compares with Idaho’s No. 171 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Idaho is college basketball's No. 132-ranked team at 6.05 per game, while the Aggies rate No. 163 with 5.75 per game.

A few Aggies at Vandals trends to consider:
New Mexico State is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games
New Mexico State is 7-2-1 ATS in its last 10 games when playing Idaho
New Mexico State is 19-2 SU in its last 21 games when playing Idaho
New Mexico State is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Idaho
Idaho is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Idaho is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home
Idaho is 2-7-1 ATS in its last 10 games when playing New Mexico State
Idaho is 2-19 SU in its last 21 games when playing New Mexico State

Next up:
New Mexico State at Seattle, Saturday, February 8th
Idaho at Texas-Pan American, Saturday, February 8th