Montana vs Idaho Prediction - College Basketball Picks 3/2/24

Idaho (11-18) vs Montana (19-10)

Game Info: Saturday, March 2, 2024 at 5:00 pm (ICCU Arena)

Betting Odds: Idaho +5 -- Over/Under: 141.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

The Montana Grizzlies and Idaho Vandals face off on Saturday in a college basketball showdown at ICCU Arena. Let’s look at the betting matchup and give a free Montana vs Idaho prediction.

Idaho Offense Looks to Bounce Back

Idaho in the last game faced off against Montana State and the offense really struggled scoring only 48 points, and they ended up losing by 12. Idaho didn’t have any that finished in double figures in scoring. Idaho is averaging 68.7 points while their defense is giving up 70.7 points pe game. The defense is ranked 146th and they are probably going to need to lean on the defense here to find success. Quinn Denker is averaging 12.7 points while shooting 40.4 percent from the field and 33.1 percent from behind the three point line. 

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Montana Defense Wasn’t Good Enough in Last Game

Montana overall this season has been good, but their defense really struggled in the last game. At halftime, they were up 41-38 against Eastern Washington, but in the second half the defense struggled and they ended up losing 89-79. Aanen Moody had a strong game putting up 35 points, three rebounds, and one assist. Montana is averaging 77.1 points while their defense is giving up 72 ponits per game. Aanen Moody is averaging 16.2 points while shooting 47.3 percent from the field and 38.3 percent from behind the three point line. 

Idaho vs Montana Betting Prediction

Montana is averaging 77.1 points and they are going to have no issue running up the score here. The offense is ranked 82nd in the league and they are going to have no issue running up the score here. Idaho doesn’t have the offense to keep up and that is going to be the difference here as Montana is going to get the job done. Back Montana to win this game and cover the spread here.

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a PickDawgz site consensus.

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