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Idaho State Bengals vs Northern Colorado Bears in college hoops odds

Northern Colorado BearsIdaho State Bengals
Jan 26, 9:05 PM | Holt Arena

Northern Colorado Bears vs Idaho State Bengals Odds


Northern Colorado travels to Idaho State on Thursday, hoping to boost its 6-12 record with a victory over the Bengals.

The Bengals sport records of 5-14 and 5-10-1 ATS heading into this battle, while the Bears have 6-12 and 8-8 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 11-5 for the Bengals and 9-6-1 for the Bears.

View Northern Colorado vs Idaho State Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 331-ranked Bengals and the No. 275-rated Bears in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 67-62 win for the Bears on Thursday.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Bears rank No. 254 in NCAA Division 1 with 33.2 per game. That compares with Idaho State’s No. 328 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Idaho State is college basketball's No. 227-ranked team at 5.6 per game, while the Bears rate No. 102 with 7 per game.

Defensively, Northern Colorado features the nation's No. 277-rated defense on the road, allowing 75.8 points per game. Idaho State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 216 nationally in scoring at home.

Northern Colorado was an 84-72 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Montana State. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as underdogs. The Bears endured an 84-72 loss at the hands of the Bobcats on Saturday, despite a 14-point effort from Mike Proctor at Worthington Arena.

Idaho State was a 78-62 winner in their most recent outing at home against Northern Arizona. They covered the 5-point spread as favorites. Chase Grabau scored 19 points leading the Bengals to a 78-62 victory over Northern Arizona at Holt Arena on Saturday.

Northern Colorado Bears Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-5
Before playing Northern Arizona are 7-3
After playing Montana State are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5

Idaho State Bengals Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Weber State are 2-8
After playing Northern Arizona are 3-7
After a win are 1-9

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

Next up:
Northern Colorado at Northern Arizona, Monday, January 30
Idaho State home to Weber State, Saturday, January 28