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College Football Betting Line Favors the Missouri Tigers over the Idaho Vandals

The Missouri Tigers will try to pick up win and cover the spread at Memorial Stadium-Columbia on Saturday when they get a visit from the Idaho Vandals in Week 8 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans backing the Missouri Tigers here saw them at Bovada as -14-point favorites in this college football clash. (Check back shortly for opening totals at sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark as none was available at the time this preview was written.)

Odds Shark prediction models picked the Vandals to win this game on Saturday 35-29. 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.

Idaho Vandals vs Missouri Tigers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Missouri battles the Idaho Vandals, currently with a 2-4 mark (4-2 ATS). The over under records, important for totals betting, are 4-2 for the Tigers and 1-5 for the Idaho Vandals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Missouri vs Idaho injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Missouri Tigers rated this week at No. 125 and the Idaho Vandals sitting at No. 38.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Missouri Tigers No. 78-ranked offense (27.33 PPG) against a Idaho Vandals defense that ranks No. 64 at 25.67 PPG. The Missouri Tigers passing attack has averaged 287.17 yards per game, more than the Idaho Vandals give up through the air (162.33 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Idaho Vandals own the league's No. 80-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 189.5 yards per game when on the road. Missouri, on the other hand, rates No. 70 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Aaron Duckworth ran through the Appalachian State defense for 113 yards in Idaho's last game, but the Vandals still lost a 23-20 decision at Kibbie Dome.

Missouri lost its last outing 53-28 against Georgia on Saturday, getting a 141-yard receiving performance from Emanuel Hall in a losing cause at Sanford Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Idaho is 11-2-1 ATS in its last 14 games
  • Idaho is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Idaho's last 6 games
  • Idaho is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Missouri is 4-10 ATS in its last 14 games
  • Missouri is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Missouri's last 6 games
  • Missouri is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Idaho home to Louisiana-Monroe, Saturday, October 28th
Missouri at UCONN, Saturday, October 28th