UT-Rio Grande Valley vs. Idaho State - 12/23/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Idaho State Bengals (3-6) at UT-Rio Grande Valley
College Basketball: Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at 7:30 pm (Dee Glen Smith Spectrum)
The Line: UT-Rio Grande Valley -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The UT-Rio Grande Valley Vaqueros and Idaho State Bengals meet Wednesday night at the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum.
The UT-Rio Grande Valley Vaqueros need a feel good win after a tough 3-9 start. The UT-Rio Grande Valley Vaqueros are averaging 67.1 points on 42.6 percent shooting and allowing 82.2 points on 47.5 percent shooting. Shaquille Hines is averaging 16.1 points and 2.8 assists while Antonio Green is averaging 13.1 points and 4.1 rebounds. J.J. Thompson is dishing 4.7 assists and Dan Kimasa is grabbing 6.1 rebounds. The UT-Rio Grande Valley Vaqueros are shooting 33.7 percent from beyond the arc and 68.2 percent from the free throw line. UT-Rio Grande Valley is allowing 35.3 percent shooting from deep and is forcing 9.7 turnovers per game. The UT-Rio Grande Valley Vaqueros have lost three of their last four neutral games.
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The Idaho State Bengals also need a win after losing seven of their last eight games. The Idaho State Bengals are averaging 68.9 points on 38.9 percent shooting and allowing 82.9 points on 49.1 percent shooting. Ali Faruq-Bey is averaging 16.6 points and 2.3 rebounds while Ethan Telfair is averaging 13.9 points and 4.7 assists. Geno Luzcando is the third double-digit scorer and Ben Wilson is grabbing 4.5 rebounds. The Idaho State Bengals are shooting 37.8 percent from beyond the arc and 71.8 percent from the free throw line. Idaho State is allowing 37.3 percent shooting from deep and is forcing 12.4 turnovers per game. The Idaho State Bengals have lost their last two neutral games.
The Vaqueros are 7-2-1 ATS in their last 10 games vs. a team with a losing straight up record and 1-7-1 ATS in their last 9 games overall. The Bengals are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 Wednesday games and 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games overall.
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