Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners vs Vandals College Hoops Game Preview

Texas-San Antonio RoadrunnersIdaho Vandals
Jan 26, 10:05 PM | Cowan Spectrum

Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners vs Idaho Vandals Odds

5-13TEAM RECORD7-11

Texas-San Antonio pays a visit to Idaho on Saturday, hoping to send the Vandals to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Cowan Spectrum.

Idaho battles the Roadrunners, currently sitting with a 5-13 mark (5-6-1 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 8-6 for the Vandals and 8-2 for the Roadrunners.

View Texas-San Antonio vs Idaho Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Roadrunners were listed as 10-point underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 74 (Vandals) and the No. 336 (Roadrunners) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 70-62 result in favor of the Vandals has been projected by the scores prediction engine.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Idaho's No. 152-ranked scoring average of 68.7 PPG, against a Roadrunners defense rated No. 304 and allowing 73.1 PPG. The Vandals FG% has averaged 47.8% to date this season, more than the Roadrunners shooters have managed so far (40.9% per game).

Defensively, Texas-San Antonio features the nation's No. 270-rated defense on the road, allowing 74.5 points per game. Idaho, meanwhile, comes in at No. 205 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Texas-San Antonio was a 78-75 winner on the road against Seattle. They covered the 7-point spread as underdogs. The Roadrunners used a 35-point performance from Michael Hale III to help Texas-San Antonio smack Seattle 78-75 on Thursday at KeyArena.

In their last action, Idaho was a 78-73 loser at home against Texas State. They failed to cover the 12.5-point spread as favorites. The Vandals got a 27-point effort from Kyle Barone, who added 16 rebounds, but Texas State still managed to defeat Idaho 78-73 Thursday at Cowan Spectrum.

Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Denver are 0-1
After a win are 4-6

Idaho Vandals Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Utah State are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5

A few Roadrunners at Vandals trends to consider:
Texas-San Antonio is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Idaho's last 6 games
Idaho is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games

Next up:
Texas-San Antonio home to Denver, Thursday, January 31
Idaho home to Utah State, Thursday, January 31

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