Vandals vs Bobcats Betting Matchup Report

Texas State Bobcats Idaho Vandals
5-3 November 02, 2013, 05:00 | Kibbie Dome 1-7



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

They bring a 1-7 record (3-5 ATS) to the Week 10 battle against the 5-3 Bobcats, who are 4-4 ATS against the spread. Over under bettors have seen Idaho go 4-4 so far and the Bobcats go 3-5.

View Texas State Bobcats vs Idaho Vandals Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to side with the Vandals in this one found them as 13-point underdogs at GTbets.eu. The over under number was slated to open a short time later.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 121-rated Vandals and the No. 71-ranked Bobcats, according to the NCAAF Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring models run on this game indicate a potential 26--2 result in favor of the Bobcats.

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In their last action, Texas State was a 33-31 winner at home against South Alabama. They covered the 2.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (64) was profitable news for OVER bettors.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Idaho's No. 117-ranked offense (16.12 PPG) against a Bobcats defense that ranks No. 47 at 23.62 PPG. The Vandals passing attack has averaged 215.62 yards per game, less than the Bobcats give up through the air (284.38 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Bobcats feature the league's No. 20-rated road run defense, allowing 117.67 yards per game. Idaho, meanwhile, ranks No. 87 in rushing offense at home.

A few Bobcats at Vandals trends to consider:
Texas State is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
Texas State is 2-20 SU in its last 22 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Texas State's last 11 games on the road
Idaho is 5-13 ATS in its last 18 games
Idaho is 1-13 SU in its last 14 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Idaho's last 6 games
Idaho is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games at home


Next up:
Texas State at Arkansas State, Saturday, November 16th
Idaho at Old Dominion, Saturday, November 9th
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