Montana vs Idaho State: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 27, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 27, 2021

Big Sky foes square off when the Montana Grizzlies (9-12) visit the Idaho State Bengals (12-8) at Reed Gym, starting at 2:00 PM ET on Saturday, February 27, 2021. The Bengals are 3-point underdogs in the game, the second matchup between the squads this season. The point total is set at 126.5 in the matchup.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 27, 2021, 2:19 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Montana Betting Information

  • With a mark of 6-12, the Grizzlies have a losing record against the spread this season.
  • The Grizzlies are 1-6 against the spread this season when they are at least a 3-point favorite.
  • Montana and its opponents have gone over the set total in only 8 of 18 games this season (44.4%).
  • The Grizzlies won 64-58 over the Bengals when they met on Thursday. Josh Bannan scored 19 points for the Grizzlies, and Austin Smellie paced the Bengals with 10. The Grizzlies covered the 2.5-point spread, and the game went under the 126 over/under set for the matchup.

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 21 11.3 5.6 0.6 0.4 0.2 0.7
Brandon Whitney 21 10.5 1.8 2.5 1.0 0.1 0.6
Robby Beasley III 15 9.9 2.3 0.9 0.4 0.0 1.4
Michael Steadman 18 9.8 5.1 0.3 0.3 0.6 0.0
Josh Bannan 21 9.0 5.8 1.0 0.7 0.2 0.2

Idaho State Betting Information

  • The Bengals hold a losing record ATS this season, covering seven times and failing to cover eight times.
  • For the third time this season, the Bengals are at least a 3-point underdog, where they have a record of 1-1 against the spread.
  • The Bengals and their opponents have regularly failed to covered the total points bet this season, doing so in 26.7% (4) of their 15 games played.
  • The Grizzlies won 64-58 over the Bengals when they played on Thursday. Bannan scored 19 points for the Grizzlies, and Smellie paced the Bengals with 10. The Grizzlies covered the 2.5-point spread, and the game went under the 126 over/under set for the matchup.

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

Idaho State Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Tarik Cool 20 14.3 3.5 2.6 0.8 0.1 1.8
Robert Ford III 20 10.7 7.3 3.3 1.1 0.3 1.3
Brayden Parker 20 10.6 5.6 1.4 0.6 1.3 0.3
Austin Smellie 20 9.3 3.4 1.7 0.8 0.2 1.5
Malik Porter 20 8.3 4.6 0.9 0.6 1.0 0.1

Total Facts

  • Montana and its opponents have gone over Saturday’s 126.5 total in 13 out of 21 games (61.9%) this year.
  • In Idaho State’s games this year, the competing teams added up to a higher point total than Saturday’s matchup over/under in 12 out of 20 matchups (60%).
  • Together, the two teams combine for 139.2 points per game, 12.7 points more than the point total of 126.5 for this game.
  • The 127.7 points per game these two teams surrender to opponents on average this season are 1.2 more than the 126.5 over/under in this contest.
  • The Grizzlies have seen a 137 average over/under in their games this season, 10.5 points more than the over/under in this matchup.
  • A difference of 3.4 points separates the average total points bet in Bengals games (129.9 points) and this contest’s over/under (126.5 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/25/2021 Montana Idaho State -2.5 126 -148 +120 Regular Season 64-58 MONT
2/15/2020 Montana Montana -12.5 141 -1019 +625 Regular Season 78-63 MONT
1/23/2020 Montana Idaho State -5 132 -226 +180 Regular Season 77-74 MONT
2/16/2019 N/A Idaho State N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 80-68 MONT
1/24/2019 N/A Montana N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 80-69 MONT

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