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Idaho Vandals Open as Week 7 Betting Underdogs vs Mountaineers

The Idaho Vandals will do battle with the visiting Appalachian State Mountaineers on Saturday, looking to bolster their record and fatten the pocketbooks of betting fans who back them.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Idaho Vandals were sitting as 9.5-point underdogs earlier in the week at Bovada. The total was to be set a bit later in the week for over under betting purposes.

Odds Shark prediction models picked the Mountaineers to win this game on Saturday 37-27. Check the picks page or matchup report during the week as factors may cause that prediction to be re-run. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Appalachian State Mountaineers vs Idaho Vandals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Idaho will face the 3-2 Appalachian State Mountaineers, who own a 2-3 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Idaho Vandals are 1-4 so far this season while the Mountaineers are 2-3. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Idaho vs Appalachian State injuries news.

According to the Power Rankings here at Odds Shark it's the No. 40-rated Idaho Vandals and the No. 25-rated Appalachian State Mountaineers in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Idaho's No. 100-ranked offense, averaging 23.4 PPG, against a Appalachian State defense that ranks No. 35 this week at 20.4 PPG. The Idaho aerial game is averaging 215 yards per game, more than the Appalachian State Mountaineers secondary allows through the air, 195.2 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Appalachian State Mountaineers feature the league's No. 73-rated road run defense, allowing 173 yards per game. Idaho, meanwhile, ranks No. 90 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Jalin Moore ran through the New Mexico State defense for 241 yards in Appalachian State's last game, handing the Aggies a 45-31 setback on Saturday at Kidd Brewer Stadium.

The Vandals suffered a Week 6 loss against Louisiana-Lafayette in their last game, falling 21-16 at Kibbie Dome.

Betting Trends
  • Appalachian State is 12-3 SU in its last 15 games
  • Appalachian State is 12-5 ATS in its last 17 games on the road
  • Appalachian State is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Appalachian State's last 6 games on the road
  • Idaho is 10-2-1 ATS in its last 13 games
  • Idaho is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Idaho's last 5 games
  • Idaho is 7-14-1 ATS in its last 22 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Appalachian State home to Coastal Carolina, Saturday, October 21st
Idaho at Missouri, Saturday, October 21st