Check out our free Weber State vs Idaho pick and preview for this NCAA Basketball game in Moscow. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this College Basketball matchup.
Weber State vs Idaho Pick & Preview: Thursday, January 26th Betting Odds
Wildcats vs Vandals Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: Weber State Wildcats at Idaho Vandals
- Where: Moscow at ICCU Arena
- Date: Thursday, January 26th
- Betting Odds: Weber State -2, WEBST -140 | IDAHO +113 O/U 136.5
Heading into today’s matchup vs Idaho, the Weber State Wildcats will be taking the floor for the 21st time this season and have an overall record of 10-10. So far, the Wildcats have played 10 games on the road, with a record of 3-7. This season, Weber State has been favored to win in 6 games, sitting with a mark of 4-2. For today’s contest, Weber State has a betting line set -2 points in their favor.
Dillon Jones comes into today’s game as the Wildcats’ leading scorer at 15.05 points per contest. Not only has Jones been key to the team’s scoring efforts, but he is Weber State’s top rebounder at 10.95 boards per contest. Behind Jones, the team has benefited from the strong play of Steven Verplancken, who is second on the team in scoring at 12.7 points per game. Overall, he has hit 44.1% of his shots and is adding 1.65 boards per game.
Weber State comes into today’s matchup vs Idaho, looking to continue their strong offensive play, as they are averaging 76.2 points per game. Through 20 games, they have hit 47.5% of their field goal attempts. In terms of pace, the Wildcats have preferred to slow the game down, ranking 305th in possessions per game.
Idaho will take the floor against the Wildcats with an overall record of 8-13. Currently, the Vandals have been the home team 10 times, sitting with a record of 5-5. So far, the Vandals have been the underdog 17 times, going 5-12 straight up. Heading into today’s contest, they are the +2 underdogs on the spread.
Idaho’s leading scorer this season is Divant’e Moffitt, who is averaging 18.62 points per contest. So far, Moffitt has accounted for 24.53% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 2.57 rebounds per game and 5.1 assists. Isaac Jones is the second leading scorer for the Vandals, averaging 19.1 points per game. Between him and Jones, they are accounting for 48.5% of the team’s scoring.
On offense, Idaho comes into the game looking to control the pace of play, as they are just 267th in possessions per game. Even with their preference to slow the game down, the Vandals’ are scoring at a rate similar to the NCAA average at 73.0 points per game. So far, 37.79% of their shots have come from beyond the arc, where they have connected at a rate of 37.2%.
Free Spread Prediction: Idaho Vandals +2
In today’s matchup, our analysis has identified the best bet as an opportunity to bet on a home underdog. Coming into the game, the Weber State Wildcats are the betting favorite with a point spread set at -2. However, we anticipate Idaho putting up a strong fight and benefiting from playing at home and see them covering the spread. It is likely, the the public is going to side heavily with the Wildcats as the favorite. But, we see this line being set too high and like the value of taking the Vandals to cover.