Idaho Vandals vs Utah State Aggies Odds
Utah State will look to improve on its 12-1 record on Saturday when they host Idaho in NCAA basketball odds action at Dee Glen Smith Spectrum.
The Aggies are 12-1 so far on the season, and 5-5 ATS vs. the number. The Vandals, meanwhile, are 6-6 and 6-4-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Utah State go 3-3 and the Vandals go 4-4 on the totals.
The Vandals were listed as 7-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Aggies, most recently No. 142 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Vandals, who rate No. 106 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 77-70 victory for the Aggies.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Vandals rank No. 119 in NCAA Division 1 with 36.8 per game. That compares with Utah State’s No. 121 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Utah State is college basketball's No. 212-ranked team at 5.8 per game, while the Vandals rate No. 224 with 5.8 per game.
Defensively, Idaho features the nation's No. 132-rated defense on the road, allowing 68.1 points per game. Utah State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 200 nationally in scoring at home.
Idaho was a 64-55 winner in its last match on the road against San Jose State. They covered the 3-point spread as underdogs. Idaho earned a 64-55 victory over San Jose State on Thursday, getting 16 points from Kyle Barone at The Event Center.
Last time out for Utah State, they were a 75-66 winner as they battled Seattle at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 12-point favorite. Kyisean Reed scored 20 points and added 10 rebounds for a double-double, leading Utah State over Seattle, 75-66, on Thursday at Dee Glen Smith Spectrum.
Idaho Vandals Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
After playing San Jose State are 5-5
After a win are 4-6
Utah State Aggies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing San Jose State are 9-1
After playing Seattle are 1-1
After a win are 10-0
A few Vandals at Aggies trends to consider:
Idaho is 4-0-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Idaho's last 8 games when playing on the road against Utah State
Idaho is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Utah State
Idaho is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Utah State
Utah State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Utah State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Utah State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Idaho
Utah State is 14-2 SU in its last 16 games when playing Idaho
Idaho home to Denver, Thursday, January 10
Utah State home to San Jose State, Friday, January 11