South Dakota State Jackrabbits vs Belmont Bruins Odds
Belmont looks to cover the Bruins-Jackrabbits pointspread on Wednesday and improve its overall 7-3 mark when they host South Dakota State in college basketball wagering action.
Supporters of the Jackrabbits have watched them go 9-3 and 3-5 ATS on the year, while the Bruins are at 7-3 and 2-5 ATS. In totals betting, the Bruins are 3-2, while the Jackrabbits have a 3-2 mark.
The visitors opened as 11.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including . The total was set to open a bit later (check out GTbets.eu for the latest situation(.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 21 (Bruins) and the No. 225 (Jackrabbits) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 81-78 result in favor of the Bruins has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Belmont's No. 244-rated squad against South Dakota State's No. 179-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Belmont rates No. 8 in the country with 9 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 59 nationally with 7.8 per match.
Defensively, South Dakota State features the nation's No. 230-rated defense on the road, allowing 73.6 points per game. Belmont, meanwhile, comes in at No. 20 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for South Dakota State, they were a 68-67 winner as they battled Montana on the road. They covered in the match as a 1-point underdog. South Dakota State got 16 points from Jordan Dykstra en route to a 68-67 victory over Montana on Saturday at Dahlberg Arena.
Belmont lost its last outing, an 89-60 result against Kansas on December 15. They failed to cover in that game as a 12-point underdog. Belmont was run off the court by the Jayhawks on Saturday as Kansas routed them 89-60 at Allen Fieldhouse.
Belmont Bruins Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
After playing Kansas are 0-1
After a loss are 8-2
A few Jackrabbits at Bruins trends to consider:
Belmont is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Belmont is 21-4 SU in its last 25 games
South Dakota State at New Mexico, Saturday, December 22
Belmont at Boston University, Friday, December 28