Looking to win big? The Tommies and Vandals face off at 9:00 ET on ESPN+. The Vandals are hosting the game at ICCU Arena in Moscow, ID. In this non-conference matchup, the Tommies are the betting favorite against the Vandals. The over/under for the game is 131.5 points.


The Pick: Idaho Vandals +5

This game will be played at ICCU Arena at 9:00 ET on Wednesday, January 3rd.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 91-57 in favor of the Vandals.
  • Not only will Idaho pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 131.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 148 points.

Do the Tommies Have What it Takes to Win as Road Favorites?

The St. Thomas (MN) Tommies will face Idaho with a 10-5 record. If they win, they will bring their road record to .500, which is currently 3-4. As St. Thomas (MN) gets ready to face Idaho, their ATS record stands at 8-4. Over their last five games, the team has been exceptional vs. the spread, going 3-0.

In 15 games, St. Thomas (MN) comes in with an over/under mark of 3-9-0, with their games averaging 128.6 points per game. In the Tommies' last five games, the combined scoring average stands at 143 points per game, accompanied by an over/under record of 1-2.

In their previous game, the Tommies' offense finished with 77 points, which is right in line with their current average of 72.7 points per contest. Offensively, the Tommies have a season long field goal percentage of 47%, which is 108th in the nation. In terms of three-pointers, they are 124th in percentage and 66th in three-pointers made.

The Tommies' defense is presently ranked 11th nationally, allowing an average of 60.9 points per contest. So far, the St. Thomas (MN) defense is giving up an average of 6.5 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 8.9 times per game (356th).

Will Idaho Win at Home?

Idaho's record after 14 games is 7-7. So far this season, all of the Vandals' games have been on the road. Entering today's game, Idaho has a 5-6-1 record against the spread. When playing away games, the Vandals are 2-4 vs. the spread, while at home they are 3-2-1 ATS.

Idaho comes in with an over/under record of 6-5-1 through 14 games, with their games averaging a combined 141.1 points per game so far. The Vandals have seen their last five games conclude with a collective average of 137 points per game and an over/under record of 3-2.

In their previous game, the Vandals' offense finished with 72 points, which is right in line with their current average of 71.7 points per contest. The Idaho offense has been looking to get up shots from outside so far this season, averaging 25.2 three-point attempts per contest. Overall, they have connected on 33% of their looks from outside this season.

Coming into today's game, the Idaho defense is giving up an average of 69.1 points per contest. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Idaho's defense has allowed opponents to shoot 42.0% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 36.5% this season.