Montana vs Idaho: Big Sky Tournament Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 10, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 10, 2021

The No. 6 seed Montana Grizzlies (12-12) and the No. 11 seed Idaho Vandals (1-20) will look to advance in the Big Sky tournament on Wednesday as they meet in the conference tournament at 5:00 PM ET. Montana is listed as a  favorite to win this contest and advance closer to an automatic spot in the NCAA Tournament bracket.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 10, 2021, 2:17 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Montana Betting Information

  • The Grizzlies are under .500 against the spread this season with a record of 6-13
  • The Grizzlies and their opponents have gone over the set total in only 8 of 19 games this season (42.1%).

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Montana Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Kyle Owens 22 11.0 5.6 0.6 0.5 0.2 0.6
Robby Beasley III 16 10.4 2.3 0.8 0.4 0.1 1.5
Brandon Whitney 22 10.3 1.9 2.5 1.0 0.1 0.5
Michael Steadman 18 9.8 5.1 0.3 0.3 0.6 0.0
Josh Bannan 22 8.6 5.6 0.9 0.7 0.2 0.2

Idaho Betting Information

  • The Vandals have typically come up short ATS this season, with a 7-13 record.
  • Idaho and its opponents have regularly not covered the over/under this season, only hitting the over in 45% (9) of their 20 games played.
  • In the Vandals most recent game on Sunday, Tanner Christensen scored a team-high 12 points in a 71-61 loss to Montana State. They covered the spread as 11-point underdogs, and the teams combined to score 132 points to fall short of the 134.5 point total.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Idaho Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Damen Thacker 20 10.9 2.9 2.2 1.1 0.1 1.1
Scott Blakney 21 10.4 2.8 0.5 0.3 0.1 0.0
Gabe Quinnett 21 9.6 1.4 1.7 0.4 0.0 1.7
Ja’Vary Christmas 21 6.2 3.0 2.6 0.6 0.1 0.5
DeAndre Robinson 21 5.7 2.9 0.8 0.2 0.1 1.0

Total Facts

  • In Montana’s matchups this season, the Grizzlies and their opponents have gone over Wednesday’s point total of 131.5 points 13 times (54.2% of opportunities).
  • 14 Idaho games this year (66.7% of its matchups) ended with a final total higher than Wednesday’s total of 131.5 points.
  • The point total for the contest of 131.5 is 0.2 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Grizzlies (70.8 points per game) and the Vandals (60.9 points per game).
  • The 143.1 points per game these two teams allow their opponents to score on average this season are 11.6 more than the 131.5 total in this contest.
  • This season, the average total for Grizzlies games is 137.1 points, 5.6 more than the over/under of 131.5 points for this contest.
  • Vandals games have a total points bet of 137.7 points this season, 6.2 points more than the over/under for this contest.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/8/2020 N/A Idaho N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 82-71 MONT
1/18/2020 Montana Montana -12.5 133 -1115 +640 Regular Season 67-63 MONT
2/7/2019 N/A Montana N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 100-59 MONT
1/19/2019 N/A Idaho N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 69-51 MONT

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