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Feb 24, 10:30 PM | Lawlor Events Center

Idaho Vandals vs Nevada Wolf Pack Odds

15-11TEAM RECORD11-15

Idaho travels to Nevada on Thursday, hoping to boost its 15-11 record with a victory over the Wolf Pack.

Nevada battles the Vandals, currently sitting with a 15-11 mark (12-6-2 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 12-9 for the Wolf Pack and 9-9 for the Vandals.

View Idaho vs Nevada Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
College basketball odds makers opened the Wolf Pack as 5-point favorites in this matchupl.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Wolf Pack sit at No. 88 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Vandals sit at No. 134 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Vandals will win this game 70-68.

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How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Vandals is ranked No. 230 in NCAA hoops at 34 per game. Contrast that with Nevada’s No. 44 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Nevada is the No. 156-ranked team in the country at 6.3 per game, while Idaho rates No. 210 at 5.9 per game.

Defensively, Idaho features the nation's No. 63-rated defense on the road, allowing 66.3 points per game. Nevada, meanwhile, comes in at No. 87 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Idaho was a 65-50 winner on the road against Montana State. They covered the 1–point spread as underdogs. The Vandals grabbed a 65-50 win over the Bobcats on Saturday, behind a 15-point effort from Kyle Barone at Worthington Arena.

In their last action, Nevada was a 74-63 winner at home against UC Irvine. They covered the 9–point spread as favorites. Dario Hunt scored 20 points and helped out with 13 rebounds for Nevada on Saturday, leading the Wolf Pack to a 74-63 victory over UC Irvine at Lawlor Events Center.

Idaho Vandals Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Utah State are 4-6
After playing Montana State are 5-5
After a win are 6-4

Nevada Wolf Pack Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-3
Before playing Boise State are 8-2
After playing UC Irvine are 2-0
After a win are 4-6

A few Vandals at Wolf Pack trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Idaho's last 5 games on the road
Idaho is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Idaho's last 6 games when playing on the road against Nevada
Idaho is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Nevada
Nevada is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Nevada is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Idaho
Nevada is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games when playing Idaho
Nevada is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games

Next up:
Idaho at Utah State, Saturday, February 26
Nevada home to Boise State, Saturday, February 26

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