Idaho State Bengals at Santa Clara Broncos ATS Prediction

Victor TrejosBasketball, College Basketball

The Santa Clara Broncos (3-5) will be at home in the Leavey Center when they clash with the Idaho State Bengals (3-3). Action starts at 10 p.m. ET on Friday, December 7, 2018.

Idaho State Bengals at Santa Clara Broncos Betting Odds

Both teams were beaten in their last matchup. The Broncos fell to the Prairie View A&M Panthers, 81-64, while the Bengals were blown out by the third-ranked Gonzaga Bulldogs, 120-79.

Idaho State had a better effective field goal percentage (0.500 vs. 0.643) while Santa Clara had a much better offensive rebounding percentage (47.6 vs. 29.0). Josh Martin played well for Santa Clara with 11 points and 13 rebounds. Brandon Boyd had a good game for Idaho State, contributing 15 points and seven assists.

Idaho State could have their way on the offensive side of the ball as their sweet-shooting offense squares off against one of the worst defenses in the NCAA. Dating back to the 2017-18 season, the Bengals rank 33rd in effective field goal percentage (0.552), while Santa Clara ranks 336th in effective field goal percentage allowed (0.550).

Idaho State Bengals vs. Santa Clara Broncos Odds Pick

College Basketball Prediction: SU Winner – Santa Clara, ATS Winner – Idaho State, O/U – Over

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • Idaho State ranks 115th in assists allowed per game (12.6) while Santa Clara ranks 277th (15.3).
  • The Bengals rank 229th in steals per game (5.4) while the Broncos rank 251st (5.2).
  • Santa Clara ranks 218th in blocks per game (2.6) while Idaho State ranks 227th (2.6).
  • The Broncos rank second in three pointers allowed per game (16.6) while the Bengals rank 117th (21.2).
  • Idaho State ranks 285th in rebounds per game (33.1) while Santa Clara ranks 324th (29.9).