Idaho Vandals host UC Davis Aggies in college basketball action
UC Davis Aggies vs Idaho Vandals Odds
The UC Davis Aggies will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Vandals in Idaho at Cowan Spectrum on Saturday in college basketball action.
This season, the Vandals are 1-4 overall and 2-3 ATS ATS, while the Aggies are 1-3 and 3-1 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Idaho boasts a 1-1 on the OU, and UC Davis is 2-0.
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Idaho Vandals as 8-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Vandals at No. 285 and the Aggies at No. 40 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 73-67 result in favor of the Aggies.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Idaho's No. 256-ranked offense, averaging 63.6 PPG, against a Aggies defense that ranks No. 334 at 79.5 PPG. The Vandals field goal percentage has averaged 46.1% so far, less than the Aggies marksmen have achieved on the year, 48.9% per game.
Defensively, UC Davis features the nation's No. 272-rated defense on the road, allowing 77.7 points per game. Idaho, meanwhile, comes in at No. 240 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, UC Davis was an 84-83 loser on the road against Nevada. They covered the 11.5-point spread as underdogs. UC Davis got 24 points from Ryan Sypkens but lost anyway, 84-83, to Nevada on Wednesday at Lawlor Events Center.
In their last action, Idaho was a 64-55 loser on the road against Washington State. They failed to cover the 7-point spread as underdogs. Idaho got 13 points from Stephen Madison but lost anyway, 64-55, to Washington State on Wednesday at Friel Court.
UC Davis Aggies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 2-6
Before playing San Jose State are 0-1
After playing Nevada are 0-3
After a loss are 4-6
Idaho Vandals Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Eastern Washington are 3-7
After playing Washington State are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4
A few Aggies at Vandals trends to consider:
UC Davis is 2-20 SU in its last 22 games on the road
Idaho is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games at home
Idaho is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
Idaho is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
UC Davis at San Jose State, Wednesday, December 5
Idaho at Eastern Washington, Thursday, December 6