Idaho State vs. Montana State - 2/27/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Montana State Bobcats (12-15) at Idaho State Bengals (14-13)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Holt Arena)
The Line: Idaho State Bengals -3 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Montana State Bobcats and Idaho State Bengals square off Saturday at the Holt Arena.
The Montana State Bobcats look for consistency after splitting their last 10 games. The Montana State Bobcats are averaging 75.6 points on 42.9 percent shooting and allowing 77.9 points on 47.7 percent shooting. Tyler Hall is averaging 18.7 points and 5.3 rebounds while Marcus Colbert is averaging 16.4 points and 5.3 assists. Sarp Gobeloglu is grabbing 3.4 rebounds and Zach Green is dishing 1.4 assists. The Montana State Bobcats are shooting 37.9 percent from beyond the arc and 67.4 percent from the free throw line. The Bobcats are allowing 35.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.4 rebounds per game. The Montana State Bobcats have lost five of their last six road games.
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The Idaho State Bengals look to stay hot after winning seven of their last 10 games. The Idaho State Bengals are averaging 73.6 points on 43.8 percent shooting and allowing 75.8 points on 45 percent shooting. Ethan Telfair is averaging 19.4 points and 5.5 assists while Geno Luzcando is averaging 14.9 points and 4.1 rebounds. Ali Faruq-Bey is the third double-digit scorer and Ben Wilson is dishing 2.2 assists. The Idaho State Bengals are shooting 37.8 percent from beyond the arc and 73.6 percent from the free throw line. The Bengals are allowing 34 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.9 rebounds per game. The Idaho State Bengals have won seven of their last nine home games.
The Bobcats are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games and 16-33-1 ATS in their last 50 Saturday games. The Bengals are 10-2-1 ATS in their last 13 home games and 18-7-1 ATS in their last 26 games overall. The Bobcats are 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Idaho State and 2-5 ATS in the last 7 meetings overall.
Idaho State is playing really good ball right now and has played even better at home. The Bengals should be able to beat an inconsistent Montana State club.