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Idaho State Bengals Face the BYU Cougars: NCAA Basketball Odds and Betting Trends

The BYU Cougars host Idaho State on Tuesday, looking to build on their 7-4 mark against the 3-9 Bengals in college basketball betting action at Marriott Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the BYU Cougars to cover the point spread in this one found them as -21-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.

Idaho State Bengals vs BYU Cougars Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The BYU Cougars sit at 7-4 (4-5 ATS) on the college basketball season. By comparison, the Idaho State Bengals are currently 3-9 (3-5 ATS). Looking to bet on the total points scored? BYU is 2-6 OU, and Idaho State is 2-5 OU.

The Cougars - Bengals odds would favor the Cougars if the lines were set according to our power ranks. BYU is rated No. 31 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Idaho State is at No. 333.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits BYU's No. 22-ranked offense, averaging 84.64 PPG, against a Bengals defense that ranks No. 210 at 75.58 PPG. The Cougars field goal percentage has averaged 45.03% so far, more than the Bengals marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.57% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Idaho State got 18 points from Ethan Telfair en route to a 80-61 victory over Bristol University on Saturday at Holt Arena.

The Cougars grabbed a 79-71 win over the Buffaloes on Saturday, behind a 22-point effort from Nick Emery at Marriott Center.

Betting Trends
  • Idaho State is 3-11 SU in its last 14 games
  • Idaho State is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Idaho State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Idaho State's last 6 games on the road
  • BYU is 16-7 SU in its last 23 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of BYU's last 5 games
  • BYU is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games at home
  • BYU is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Idaho State

Next Betting Matchups

Idaho State at Montana, Thursday, December 29th
BYU at Cal State-Bakersfield, Thursday, December 22nd