South Dakota State @ Idaho
Current Records: South Dakota State 8-2; Idaho 1-7
What to Know
The Idaho Vandals’ homestand continues as they prepare to take on the South Dakota State Jackrabbits at 9 p.m. ET Dec. 8 at ICCU Arena. South Dakota State will be strutting in after a win while the Vandals will be stumbling in from a loss.
Idaho was within striking distance but couldn’t close the gap on Saturday as they fell 81-75 to the Southern Utah Thunderbirds.
Meanwhile, South Dakota State was totally in charge last week, breezing past the Minnesota-Morris Cougars 112-47 at home.
Idaho have to know they’ll be fighting an uphill battle given the 22 point spread they are up against. However, those who like betting on the underdog should be happy to hear that they are 5-2 against the spread when expected to lose.
Idaho is now 1-7 while the Jackrabbits sit at 8-2. Two stats to keep in the back of your head while watching: The Vandals are stumbling into the matchup with the 354th most points allowed per game in college basketball, having given up 84.9 on average. South Dakota State’s offense has more to brag about, as they they enter the contest with 91.1 points per game on average, good for third best in college basketball. So the cards are definitely stacked in their favor.
How To Watch
- When: Wednesday at 9 p.m. ET
- Where: ICCU Arena — Moscow, Idaho
- Follow: CBS Sports App
- Ticket Cost: $49.00
The Jackrabbits are a big 22-point favorite against the Vandals, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The line has drifted a bit towards the Jackrabbits, as the game opened with the Jackrabbits as a 20-point favorite.
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South Dakota State have won two out of their last three games against Idaho.
- Dec 21, 2019 – South Dakota State 85 vs. Idaho 57
- Dec 10, 2016 – South Dakota State 80 vs. Idaho 77
- Nov 21, 2016 – Idaho 96 vs. South Dakota State 89