UC Davis Aggies vs. Idaho Vandals - 12/22/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Idaho Vandals (7-5) at UC Davis Aggies (4-5)
College Basketball: Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at 10:00 pm (UC Davis Pavilion)
The Line: UC Davis Aggies -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Idaho Vandals will travel to play the UC Davis Aggies in a non-conference game on Tuesday.
The UC Davis Aggies are 4-5 and are coming off of a loss to Air Force by a score of 67-60. Air Force used an 11-6 run in the second half to pull away from UC Davis. Darius Graham had 16 points and 5 assists for UC Davis. Neal Monson added 9 points and 10 rebounds for UC Davis. UC Davis out rebounded their opponent by a total of 37-30 and had 6 assists in their defeat. UC Davis is averaging 70.6 points per game while giving up 68.3 points per game. UC Davis is also averaging 39.7 rebounds per game and 11.7 assists per game. Josh Fox is averaging 13 points per game and 7.2 rebounds per game, while Brynton Lemar is averaging 11.9 points per game and 4.4 rebounds per game for UC Davis. UC Davis is shooting 63.2% on free throws, 38.6% on three-pointers, and 45.6% on all field goal attempts.
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The Idaho Vandals are 7-5 and are coming off of a win against New Hope by a score of 127-54. Idaho was clearly the better team here and the outcome was never in doubt. Jake Straughan had 24 points and 4 assists for Idaho. Chad Sherwood added 18 points and 2 rebounds for the Vandals. Idaho out rebounded their opponent by a total of 57-24 and had 39 assists in their victory. Idaho is averaging 69.7 points per game while giving up 64.8 points per game. Idaho is also averaging 37.8 rebounds per game and 12.3 assists per game. Victor Sanders is averaging 14.7 points per game and 3.3 rebounds per game, while Perrion Callandret is averaging 13.5 points per game and 3.7 rebounds per game for Idaho. Idaho is shooting 68% on free throws, 37.3% on three-pointers, and 42.9% on all field goal attempts.
Idaho is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Tuesday games. Idaho is 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 games. The under is 7-1 in Idaho’s last 8 games overall. UC Davis is 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games against the Big Sky. UC Davis is 1-5 ATS in their last 6 home games. The under is 4-1 in the UC Davis last 5 home games.
Both of these teams have struggled to start the season and are low scoring teams. UC Davis has the slight rebounding advantage and is the better shooting team. Idaho is coming off of a huge victory and should have plenty of confidence in this game, but I am going to take UC Davis in this game.