Idaho vs. Southern Utah - 1/27/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Southern Utah Thunderbirds (11-7) at Idaho Vandals (5-13)
College Basketball: Monday, January 27, 2020 at 9:30 pm (Cowan Spectrum at the Kibbie Dome)
The Line: Idaho Vandals +6.5 -- Over/Under: 131 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Southern Utah Thunderbirds and the Idaho Vandals meet in college basketball action from Kibbie Dome on Monday.
Southern Utah enters this game at 11-7 overall. The Thunderbirds are 3-2 in their last five games, beating Montana State, Idaho State and Sacramento State while falling to Northern Arizona and Eastern Washington.
In the loss to the Eagles, Southern Utah’s lead scorer was Dwayne Morgan with 22 points and eight rebounds. John Knight added 14 points, four assists and five rebounds there and Andre Adams had 11 points and eight rebounds.
Over on the Idaho side, they’re 5-13 this year. The Vandals are on a four-game losing streak right now, falling to Montana State, Eastern Washington, Montana and Northern Colorado in that time.
In the loss to the Bears, Idaho’s Trevon Allen led the way on 23 points and five rebounds. Also in double-digits there was Damen Thacker with 12 points, three rebounds and two assists for the Vandals.
The Vandals are 7-2-1 ATS in the last 10 Monday games and 6-2-2 ATS in their last 10 home games. Idaho is 5-1-1 ATS in their last seven overall and the under is 3-1-1 in their last five overall.
Meanwhile, the Thunderbirds are 2-12 ATS in their last 14 Monday games and 4-0 ATS in their alt four road games. The over is 6-2-1 in Southern Utah’s last nine Monday games and 5-2 in their last seven after a straight-up loss.
The Thunderbirds have been scoring quite well over their last four games, with at least 71 points in each of those outings. Southern Utah has gone just 2-2 in that time though, as they gave up 75 to Northern AZ and 81 to Eastern WA.
As for Idaho, they’ve put up just 116 combined points over their last two outings and have been pretty spotty when it comes to offense. All things considered here I feel better about Southern Utah on the cover.