Omaha Mavericks vs. Idaho Vandals ATS Prediction


The Omaha Mavericks (3-7) will travel to Cowan Spectrum at the Kibbie Dome to clash with the Idaho Vandals (3-6). The game gets underway at 6 p.m. ET on Saturday, December 15, 2018.

Omaha Mavericks vs. Idaho Vandals Betting Odds

Both teams were blown out in their last matchup. The Vandals fell to the UC Irvine Anteaters, 86-68, while the Mavericks were defeated by the Minnesota Golden Gophers, 104-76.

Omaha had a better turnover percentage (15.6 vs. 20.0) while Idaho had a better turnover percentage (12.9 vs. 12.7). Idaho’s Jared Rodriguez had a solid performance, contributing 18 points and five rebounds. Meanwhile, Omaha was led by Zach Jackson, who finished with 21 points and five steals.

Jackson has been playing at a high level as of late for Omaha, averaging 0 points over the last five games.

Idaho appears to have the advantage on the offensive side of the ball. The Vandals rank 62nd in effective field goal percentage (0.547), while Omaha ranks 333rd in effective field goal percentage allowed (0.553) dating back to last season. Additionally, the Mavericks rank 323rd in free throw attempt (FTA) rate (0.184), while the Vandals rank 58th in opponents’ FTA rate (0.209).

Omaha vs. Idaho ATS Pick

Prediction: SU Winner – Idaho, ATS Winner – Idaho, O/U – Over

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • Idaho ranks 116th in rebounds per game (36.8) while Omaha ranks 255th (32.4).
  • The Vandals average 14.6 assists per game, which ranks 131st in the nation. The Mavericks rank 224th in assists allowed per game (15.2).
  • The Vandals rank 46th in blocks allowed per game (2.3) while the Mavericks rank 155th (3.9).
  • Omaha averages 22.9 three pointers per game, which ranks 117th in the NCAA. Idaho ranks 216th in three pointers allowed per game (24.4).