|2012 College Football Week 13 Odds & Spread: Idaho vs. Utah State|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 22 November 2012 09:30|
Idaho vs. Utah State Odds
Utah State is 9-2 on the season, 5-0 in the WAC and 5-0 at home. Idaho is 1-10 overall, 1-4 in the WAC and 0-6 on the road. The Aggies are an impressive 10-0-1 against the spread this year while Idaho is 2-9 ATS. The road team has won five of the last six games in this series.
Trends show that the underdog has covered the spread in 4 of the last 5 games in this series. Idaho is just 1-8 ATS in its last 9 games while Utah State has covered in its last 8 games following a win.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Utah State is the clear favorite to win this game, as the Aggies have odds of -38 points against Idaho. The over/under total for this game has been set at 57.5 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had Utah State favored by 40 points. That was the highest the spread has been and it is currently at is low of Utah State -38.
Utah State is coming off a 48-41 win over Louisiana Tech in overtime last week. The Aggies have won five straight games and their two losses on the season have come by a combined 5 points. The Utah State offense is scoring 33.5 points per game this year while the defense is allowing just 16 points per contest. Utah State is led by quarterback Chuckie Keeton, who has thrown for 3,011 yards and 25 touchdowns while rushing for 527 yards and six touchdowns.
Idaho is coming off a 34-27 loss to Texas-San Antonio last week. The Vandals have lost five straight in games coming into this game. Idaho ranks 122nd in the nation in scoring (16.5 ppg) and 122nd in the nation in points allowed (42.2 ppg). The team is being led by receiver Mike Scott, who has caught 58 passes for 660 yards and four touchdowns.
In terms of Injuries, Idaho tight end Taylor Elmo has been dismissed from the team, as has quarterback Dominique Blackman. Utah State has no injuries to report.
The Public Bets for this game are backing Utah State. The Aggies are getting 67% of the wagers with odds of -38 points at home against Idaho on Saturday.