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Boise State Broncos home to Idaho Vandals in NCAA Basketball betting action

Idaho VandalsBoise State Broncos
Dec 20, 9:00 PM | Taco Bell Arena

Idaho Vandals vs Boise State Broncos Odds


The Boise State Broncos hope to be lousy hosts on Thursday as the Idaho Vandals pay a visit to Taco Bell Arena on the college basketball betting menu.

Boise State battles the Vandals, currently sitting with a 4-5 mark (3-4-1 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 5-0 for the Broncos and 3-2 for the Vandals.

View Idaho vs Boise State Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to go with the Broncos in this one found them listed as 13-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Vandals was expected to move the line.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Broncos at No. 176 and the Vandals at No. 151 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 79-72 result in favor of the Broncos.

How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Vandals is ranked No. 91 in NCAA hoops at 37.7 per game. Contrast that with Boise State’s No. 266 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Boise State is the No. 35-ranked team in the country at 8.1 per game, while Idaho rates No. 182 at 6.1 per game.

Defensively, Idaho features the nation's No. 164-rated defense on the road, allowing 70 points per game. Boise State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 77 nationally in scoring at home.

Idaho was a 91-47 winner in their most recent outing at home against Walla Walla. Idaho cruised to victory on Saturday, running Walla Walla out of the gym and running up a 91-47 score at Cowan Spectrum.

Boise State won its last outing, an 89-70 result against LSU on December 14. They covered in that game as a 5.5-point favorite. Boise State got 34 points from Anthony Drmic en route to an 89-70 victory over LSU on Friday at Taco Bell Arena.

Idaho Vandals Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Seattle are 6-0
After a win are 5-5

Boise State Broncos Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
After playing LSU are 0-1
After a win are 6-4

A few Vandals at Broncos trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Idaho's last 5 games when playing on the road against Boise State
Idaho is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Idaho is 2-11 SU in its last 13 games when playing on the road against Boise State
Boise State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Boise State is 18-3 SU in its last 21 games when playing Idaho
Boise State is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games when playing at home against Idaho
Boise State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games

Next up:
Idaho at Seattle, Saturday, December 29
Boise State home to New Orleans, Sunday, December 23