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Idaho Vandals Host the Ohio Bobcats in Week 1 NCAA Football Betting Odds Action

Idaho will look to improve on its 1-10 record this week when they host Ohio in Week 1 action at Kibbie Dome on Thursday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The home Idaho Vandals were 7-point underdogs in this NCAA football battle at Bovada earlier (watch for line movement). No over under line was available early in the week, but was set to be posted shortly.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 29-22 win for the Bobcats on Thursday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Ohio Bobcats vs Idaho Vandals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Idaho Vandals sit at 1-10 (4-6-1 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Ohio Bobcats are currently 6-6 (5-6-1 ATS). Looking to bet on the totals? Idaho is 7-4 OU, and Ohio is 2-9-1 OU. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Idaho vs Ohio injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Idaho Vandals rated this week at No. 109 and the Ohio Bobcats sitting at No. 96.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Idaho's No. 91-ranked offense, averaging 25 PPG, against a Ohio defense that ranks No. 41 this week at 24.83 PPG. The Idaho aerial game is averaging 275.55 yards per game, more than the Ohio Bobcats secondary allows through the air, 261.42 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Ohio Bobcats own the league's No. 103-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 218.33 yards per game when on the road. Idaho, on the other hand, rates No. 82 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last game, the Bobcats were Week 14 winners, coming out on top of the RedHawks by a score of 24-21.

In their last game, the Vandals were Week 14 losers coming out on the wrong end of 45-28 score against Appalachian State.

Betting Trends
  • Ohio is 2-4-1 ATS in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Ohio's last 8 games
  • Ohio is 0-4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Ohio is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Idaho is 4-11-1 ATS in its last 16 games
  • Idaho is 1-17 SU in its last 18 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 13 of Idaho's last 18 games
  • Idaho is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Ohio home to Marshall, Saturday, September 12th
Idaho at Southern Cal, Saturday, September 12th