Montana State Bobcats vs Idaho State Bengals Preview
Idaho State Bengals vs Montana State Bobcats Odds
Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Saturday when the Montana State Bobcats try to run the Idaho State Bengals off the court at Worthington Arena in college hoops action.
The Bobcats are 8-9 so far on the season, and 9-6 ATS vs. the number. The Bengals, meanwhile, are 4-14 and 7-10 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Montana State go 7-4 and the Bengals go 6-6 on the totals.
Bettors looking to side with Montana State in this one found them as 6.5-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 273 (Bobcats) and the No. 309 (Bengals) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 66-56 result in favor of the Bobcats has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Montana State's No. 231-rated squad against Idaho State's No. 346-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Montana State rates No. 99 in the country with 6.9 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 268 nationally with 5.1 per match.
Defensively, Idaho State features the nation's No. 42-rated defense on the road, allowing 62.3 points per game. Montana State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 65 nationally in scoring at home.
Idaho State was a 70-51 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Montana. They failed to cover the 13-point spread as underdogs. Idaho State got 12 points from Neveij Walters but lost anyway, 70-51, to Montana on Thursday at Dahlberg Arena.
Last time out for Montana State, they were a 79-74 winner as they battled Weber State at home. They covered in the match as a 7.5-point underdog. Montana State got 18 points from Xavier Blount en route to a 79-74 victory over Weber State on Thursday at Worthington Arena.
Idaho State Bengals Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Northern Colorado are 3-7
After playing Montana are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7
Montana State Bobcats Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Eastern Washington are 6-4
After playing Weber State are 4-6
After a win are 5-5
A few Bengals at Bobcats trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Idaho State's last 6 games when playing on the road against Montana State
Idaho State is 4-13 SU in its last 17 games when playing on the road against Montana State
Idaho State is 1-14 SU in its last 15 games on the road
Montana State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Montana State is 13-4 SU in its last 17 games when playing at home against Idaho State
Montana State is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
Montana State is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Idaho State
Idaho State at Northern Colorado, Thursday, January 31
Montana State at Eastern Washington, Thursday, January 31