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Betting line favors Cougars over Vandals

Idaho VandalsBYU Cougars
Nov 12, 9:15 PM | Grass of LaVell Edwards Stadium

Idaho Vandals vs BYU Cougars Odds


The Cougars will try to pay off for their supporters on Saturday when they play host to the Vandals at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Week 11 action.

The Vandals will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 5-4 ATS against the number this season, while the Cougars are 5-4 ATS. Idaho is 4-5 on the totals; BYU is 4-4-1.

View Idaho vs BYU Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: Several shops tracked by OddsShark set the point spread at 19.5 in favor of the home side. NCAA football bettors had to wait for the opening over under value, which was not available at press time (check the live lines pages here for the latest totals updates).

Power Rankings / Prediction: The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Cougars rated this week at No. 69 and the Vandals sitting at No. 118. It may or may not play a role in OddsShark score prediction models that turned out a 28-18 result in favor of the Cougars this week.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up BYU's No. 65-ranked offense (26.9 PPG) against a Vandals defense that ranks No. 72 at 28 PPG. The Cougars passing attack has averaged 230.8 yards per game, less than the Vandals give up through the air (281.6 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Vandals own the league's No. 38-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 140.2 yards per game when on the road. BYU, on the other hand, rates No. 57 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

In their last action, Idaho was a 32-29 winner on the road against San Jose State. They covered the 8.5–point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (61) was profitable news for OVER bettors.

Last time out for BYU, they were a 38-28 loser as they battled TCU on the road. BYU covered in the match as a 13-point underdog, while 66 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Idaho Vandals Trends:
When playing in November are 2-8
When playing on grass are 1-9
After being outgained are 4-6
When playing outside the conference are 5-5

BYU Cougars Trends:
When playing in November are 8-2
When playing on grass are 8-2
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When playing outside the conference are 7-3

A few Vandals at Cougars trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Idaho's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 17 of Idaho's last 24 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Idaho's last 13 games
Idaho is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
BYU is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games at home
BYU is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games

Next up:
Idaho home to Utah State, Saturday, November 19
BYU home to New Mexico State, Saturday, November 19