Idaho vs Sacramento State prediction, college basketball game preview, how to watch: Wednesday, March 9
Idaho vs Sacramento State How To Watch
Date: Wednesday, March 9
Game Time: 11:30 ET
Venue: Idaho Central Arena, Boise, ID
How To Watch: ESPN+
Record: Idaho (9-21), Sacramento State (10-17)
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Why Idaho Will Win
The Vandals are coming off a strong performance in the win over Northern Arizona with a good shooting day, a great game from the free throw line, and with the defense holding up big when it had to.
It’s a good shooting team from the outside that should give the Hornets a problem. They were able to beat them back in late January by hitting ten threes, and they’re going to have to do that again.
Sacramento State doesn’t move the ball around, it doesn’t do much on the boards, and it’s awful at guarding the three. However …
Why Sacramento State Will Win
Sacramento State is great at shooting from the outside, too.
It doesn’t take a ton of threes, but it makes them when it takes them.
There isn’t a whole lot of consistency to the O, and there’s a problem on the free throw line, but it’s not going to give the ball away and it’s not going to make a ton of mistakes – there won’t be a slew of easy Vandal points.
It was able to roll the Vandals by 32 a few weeks ago when it hit 57% from the field, and …
Idaho vs Sacramento State: What’s Going To Happen
It’s not going to be as ugly as the last meeting, but Sacramento State will move on with consistent shooting, a few threes, and with Idaho turning it over a bit too much.
It’ll be close in the first half, but the Idaho empty trips will start adding up.
Idaho vs Sacramento State Prediction, Lines
Sacramento State 74, Idaho 68
Line: Sacramento State -1.5, o/u: 140
ATS Confidence out of 5: 3
Must See Rating: 2
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