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Vandals host Bulldogs in Week 6 action

Fresno State Bulldogs Idaho Vandals
4-0 October 05, 2013, 05:00 | Kibbie Dome 1-4

 

Kibbie Dome features a battle between the host Idaho Vandals and the visiting Fresno State Bulldogs in betting action Saturday.

The Bulldogs will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 0-4 ATS against the number this season, while the Vandals are 2-3 ATS. Fresno State is 3-1 on the totals; Idaho is 1-4.

View Fresno State Bulldogs vs Idaho Vandals Odds and Stats.

The visitors opened as -25-point favorites in this one at 5Dimes and most sportsbooks tracked here at OddsShark. No total had been posted as of press time check the live lines pages in the coming days to see where the number opened.

The game pits the Vandals, currently No. 122 in our OddsShark NCAAF Power Rankings, against the Bulldogs, who rate No. 26 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and handicapping models run on this game predict a 37-10 victory for the Bulldogs.

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Fresno State was a 42-37 winner in its last match on the road against Hawaii. They failed to cover the 17-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 79 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Derek Carr led the way last time out for the Bulldogs, connecting for 324 passing yards and a 42-37 victory over the Warriors at Aloha Stadium. Chad Chalich throttled the Owls defense in his team's most recent action, throwing for 310 yards as Idaho handed Temple a 26-24 defeat.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Idaho's No. 119-ranked offense, averaging 15.4 PPG, against a Bulldogs defense that ranks No. 113 this week at 38.25 PPG. The Vandals aerial game is averaging 234 yards per game, less than the Bulldogs secondary allows through the air, 332.5 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Bulldogs feature the league's No. 60-rated road run defense, allowing 173.33 yards per game. Idaho, meanwhile, ranks No. 73 in rushing offense at home.

A few Bulldogs at Vandals trends to consider:
Fresno State is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Idaho
Fresno State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Idaho
Fresno State is 12-6 ATS in its last 18 games
Fresno State is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
Idaho is 4-11 ATS in its last 15 games
Idaho is 1-10 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Idaho's last 6 games
Idaho is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home

Next up:
Fresno State at UNLV, Saturday, October 19th
Idaho at Arkansas State, Saturday, October 12th