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Big Sky Tournament - NCAA Basketball Odds Betting Line Favors Montana Grizzlies Over Idaho Vandals

The Idaho Vandals will try to pay off for their supporters and betting fans on Thursday when they play host to the Montana Grizzlies at Reno Events Center in NCAA basketball odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you were backing the Montana Grizzlies in this one, their betting line was listed as -2.5-point favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline.

Montana Grizzlies vs Idaho Vandals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Idaho Vandals currently sport a 17-12 record overall in NCAA basketball action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 14-12 ATS. The Montana Grizzlies are 16-15 and 14-16-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Idaho Vandals produce a 15-10-1 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Montana Grizzlies have gone 15-16 against the totals betting line.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 92-rated Idaho Vandals and the No. 57-ranked Montana Grizzlies, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Montana is ranked No. 206 in NCAA basketball at 34.19 per game. Contrast that with Idaho's No. 87 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Idaho is the No. 112-ranked team in the country at 7.72 per game, while Montana rates No. 132 at 7.42 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Grizzlies got 27 points from Ahmaad Rorie as Montana ran past Idaho State 95-76 on Saturday at Holt Arena.

Idaho earned a 84-75 victory over Southern Utah on Saturday, getting 22 points from Victor Sanders at Centrum Arena-UT.

Betting Trends
  • Montana is 4-8-1 ATS in its last 13 games
  • Montana is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
  • Montana is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games when playing Idaho
  • Idaho is 10-4 ATS in its last 14 games
  • Idaho is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Idaho is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of Idaho's last 11 games