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NCAA Basketball Odds and Betting Trends - Northern Colorado Bears Underdogs vs Idaho Vandals

Basketball betting fans will hope to hit paydirt on Saturday when the Northern Colorado Bears try to run the Idaho Vandals off the court at Butler-Hancock Hall in college hoops action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening NCAA basketball betting line for this matchup, Northern Colorado sat as 4-point underdogs over at MyBookie. Also, check out the current over/under betting total for points scored, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline

Idaho Vandals vs Northern Colorado Bears Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Idaho Vandals will look to cover the spread vs the Northern Colorado Bears on Saturday, as the Vandals are 7-3 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Bears are 5-6 ATS. Idaho is 2-8 against the total, while Northern Colorado is 8-3 versus the total betting line.

This game puts the Northern Colorado Bears, most recently No. 291 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Idaho Vandals, who rate No. 122 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Idaho is ranked No. 136 in NCAA basketball at 37.57 per game. Contrast that with Northern Colorado's No. 204 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Northern Colorado is the No. 123-ranked team in the country at 7.08 per game, while Idaho rates No. 88 at 7.71 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Vandals got 21 points from Perrion Callandret as Idaho ran past North Dakota 74-71 on Thursday at Betty Engelstad Sioux Center.

Jordan Wilson scored 26 points leading the Bears to a 96-90 victory over Eastern Washington at Butler-Hancock Hall on Thursday.

Betting Trends
  • Idaho is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Idaho is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Idaho is 5-15 SU in its last 20 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Idaho's last 5 games on the road
  • Northern Colorado is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Northern Colorado is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Northern Colorado's last 5 games
  • Northern Colorado is 16-7 SU in its last 23 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Idaho at Eastern Washington, Saturday, January 9th
Northern Colorado at Idaho State, Thursday, January 7th