Vandals visit Red Wolves in Week 7 NCAAF clash

Idaho Vandals Arkansas State Red Wolves
1-5 October 12, 2013, 07:00 | Liberty Bank Stadium 2-3



Idaho travels to Arkansas State on Saturday, hoping to boost its 1-5 mark in Week 7 action with a victory over the Red Wolves.

The Vandals will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 2-4 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Red Wolves are 2-3 ATS. Idaho is 2-4 against the total, while Arkansas State is 2-3 versus the number.

View Idaho Vandals vs Arkansas State Red Wolves Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to back the visiting Vandals in this one found them as 24-point underdogs on the opening college football point spread at TopBet. Bookmark the college football odds pages to see where the over under number opens in this game.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 32-rated Red Wolves and the No. 123-ranked Vandals, according to the NCAAF Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring models run on this game indicate a potential 24-2 result in favor of the Red Wolves.

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Idaho lost its last outing, a 61-14 result against Fresno State on October 5. Idaho failed to cover in that game as a 27.5-point underdog, while the 75 combined points took the game OVER the total.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Arkansas State's No. 77-ranked offense, averaging 27.6 PPG, against a Vandals defense that ranks No. 122 this week at 42.33 PPG. The Red Wolves aerial game is averaging 247 yards per game, less than the Vandals secondary allows through the air, 312.5 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Vandals feature the league's No. 112-rated road run defense, allowing 289.67 yards per game. Arkansas State, meanwhile, ranks No. 3 in rushing offense at home.

A few Vandals at Red Wolves trends to consider:
Arkansas State is 8-3 ATS in its last 11 games
Arkansas State is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Arkansas State's last 7 games


Next up:
Idaho at Mississippi, Saturday, October 26th
Arkansas State at Louisiana-Lafayette, Wednesday, October 23rd
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