The Idaho Vandals will be looking to pick up a win and cover the spread when they take on the Trojans in Troy at Veterans Memorial Stadium on Saturday in Week 7 action.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
Betting fans backing the Troy Trojans here saw them at Bovada as -12.5-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.)
A 36-22 result in favor of the Trojans is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Troy Trojans sit at 1-4 (3-2 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Idaho Vandals are currently 1-4 (2-3 ATS). Looking to bet on the totals? Troy is 3-2 OU, and Idaho is 4-1 OU. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Troy vs Idaho injuries news.
The OddsShark Power Rankings have the Troy Trojans at No. 110 and the Idaho Vandals at No. 121 heading into this contest.
The game also pits Troy's No. 113-ranked offense, averaging 20.6 PPG, against a Idaho defense that ranks No. 126 this week at 47 PPG. The Troy aerial game is averaging 179 yards per game, less than the Idaho Vandals secondary allows through the air, 224.8 YPG per game.
Defensively, the Idaho Vandals feature the league's No. 123-rated road run defense, allowing 308.5 yards per game. Troy, meanwhile, ranks No. 117 in rushing offense at home.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
In their last game, Idaho got a 221-yard performance from Michael Gordon, but Arkansas State prevailed 49-35.
Troy was hammered in its last outing, as Mississippi State ran up a 45-17 score against them at Davis Wade Stadium at Scott Field.
Next Betting Matchups
Idaho home to Louisiana-Monroe, Saturday, October 24th
Troy at New Mexico State, Saturday, October 24th
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