Idaho vs. Idaho State- 3/5/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Idaho State Bengals (16-13) at Idaho Vandals (19-11)
College Basketball: Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 10:00 pm (Cowan Spectrum)
The Line: Idaho Vandals -6.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Idaho Vandals and the Idaho State Bengals face off on Saturday in Big Sky Conference college basketball action.
The Idaho Vandals are 19-11 this season and they have won five of their last six games. Idaho is averaging 66.6 points per game and they are shooting 42.5 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 66 points and their opponents are shooting 41.6 percent. Victor Sanders leads the Vandals averaging 15.7 points per game. Perrion Callandret is averaging 13.8 points, Chad Sherwood is averaging 7.9 points, and Ty Egbert is averaging 7.2 points. Idaho is 10-4 at home and 11-6 in the Big Sky.
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The Idaho State Bengals are 16-13 this season and they have won three of their last four games. Idaho State is averaging 73.8 points per game and they are shooting 44 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 75.4 points and their opponents are shooting 44.8 percent. Ethan Telfair leads the Bengals averaging 20.2 points and 5.5 assists per game. Geno Luzcando is averaging 14.8 points, Ali Faruq-Bey is averaging 13.1 points, and Gary Chivichyan is averaging 7.4 points. Idaho State is 5-9 on the road and 11-6 in the Big Sky.
Idaho is 1-5 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread, 2-6 against the spread at home against a team with a losing road record, and 4-1-1 against the spread against a team with a winning record. Idaho State is 9-3-1 against the spread against the Big Sky, 20-7-1 against the spread in their last 28 games, and 21-5-1 against the spread against a team with a winning record.
This one looks like war so I will take the points with Idaho State.