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Idaho Vandals vs. North Texas Mean Green

Apogee Stadium has a Week 1 contest on tap for Saturday as the Idaho Vandals and the North Texas Mean Green play their season openers.

Idaho was a 45-9 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Utah State. They covered the 37.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (54) made winners of UNDER bettors.

Last time out for North Texas, they were a 25-24 loser as they battled Western Kentucky on the road. North Texas covered in the match as a 11.5-point underdog, while 49 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Team records:
Idaho: 1-11 SU, 3-9 ATS
North Texas: 4-8 SU, 5-7 ATS

Idaho most recently:
When playing in August are 0-6
When playing on turf are 1-9
After being outgained are 1-9
When playing outside the conference are 1-9

North Texas most recently:
When playing in August are 0-5
When playing on turf are 4-6
After being outgained are 6-4
When playing outside the conference are 2-8

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Idaho's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Idaho's last 11 games on the road
Idaho is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Idaho is 2-8 ATS in its last 10 games
North Texas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Idaho
North Texas is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of North Texas's last 6 games
North Texas is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games

Next up:
Idaho at Wyoming, Saturday, September 7
North Texas at Ohio, Saturday, September 7