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Idaho Vandals Face the Appalachian State Mountaineers: Week 8 NCAA Football Odds and Pick

The Appalachian State Mountaineers host Idaho on Saturday, looking to build on their 4-2 ATS mark against the 4-3 Vandals in NCAA college football betting action at Kidd Brewer Stadium.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the visiting Idaho Vandals in this one found them as 22-point underdogs on the opening college football point spread at TopBet. Bookmark the college football odds pages to see where the over under number opens in this game.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 34-7 victory for the Mountaineers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Idaho Vandals vs Appalachian State Mountaineers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Appalachian State battles the Idaho Vandals, currently with a 4-3 mark (3-4 ATS). The over under records, important for totals betting, are 2-4 for the Mountaineers and 4-3 for the Idaho Vandals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Appalachian State vs Idaho injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Appalachian State Mountaineers rated this week at No. 30 and the Idaho Vandals sitting at No. 102.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Appalachian State Mountaineers No. 103-ranked offense (23.33 PPG) against a Idaho Vandals defense that ranks No. 111 at 35.71 PPG. The Appalachian State Mountaineers passing attack has averaged 172 yards per game, less than the Idaho Vandals give up through the air (291.86 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Idaho Vandals own the league's No. 102-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 234.75 yards per game when on the road. Appalachian State, on the other hand, rates No. 64 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Matt Linehan's 476-yard performance through the air was enough last time out, as Idaho earned a 55-23 win over New Mexico State on Saturday at Kibbie Dome.

Jalin Moore went over the 100-yard mark (106) in his team's latest effort as Appalachian State defeated Louisiana-Lafayette by a score of 24-0 on Wednesday.

Betting Trends
  • Idaho is 8-15 SU in its last 23 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of Idaho's last 12 games
  • Idaho is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Idaho is 3-22 SU in its last 25 games on the road
  • Appalachian State is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Appalachian State is 21-4 SU in its last 25 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Appalachian State's last 6 games
  • Appalachian State is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Idaho at Louisiana-Lafayette, Saturday, November 5th
Appalachian State at Georgia Southern, Thursday, October 27th