Bowling Green Falcons vs North Dakota Sioux Odds
Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Friday when the North Dakota Sioux try to run the Bowling Green Falcons off the court at Betty Engelstad Sioux Center in college hoops action.
The Sioux currently sports a 2-8 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 2-6 ATS. The Falcons are 5-6 and 6-4 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Sioux produce a 4-1 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Falcons have gone 1-5 against the number.
The Falcons were listed as 2.5-point favorites at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Sioux rated this week at No. 255 and the Falcons sitting at No. 180. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 65-62 result in favor of the Falcons.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Falcons is ranked No. 184 in NCAA hoops at 35.3 per game. Contrast that with North Dakota’s No. 232 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, North Dakota is the No. 113-ranked team in the country at 6.7 per game, while Bowling Green rates No. 219 at 5.7 per game.
Defensively, Bowling Green features the nation's No. 303-rated defense on the road, allowing 79 points per game. North Dakota, meanwhile, comes in at No. 141 nationally in scoring at home.
Bowling Green was an 87-84 loser in their most recent outing on the road against South Florida. They covered the 10-point spread as underdogs. Jordon Crawford scored 27 points for Bowling Green on Friday, but the Bulls managed an 87-84 victory over the Falcons at Sun Dome.
North Dakota was a 75-66 loser in its last match at home against Northern Colorado. They failed to cover the 1-point spread as favorites. North Dakota got 18 points from Aaron Anderson but lost anyway, 75-66, to Northern Colorado on Friday at Betty Engelstad Sioux Center.
Bowling Green Falcons Trends:
When playing on Friday are 2-8
Before playing Temple are 1-2
After a loss are 5-5
North Dakota Sioux Trends:
When playing on Friday are 3-2
Before playing Idaho State are 2-0
After playing Northern Colorado are 1-2
After a loss are 4-6
A few Falcons at Sioux trends to consider:
Bowling Green is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
Bowling Green is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
North Dakota is 14-2 SU in its last 16 games at home
North Dakota is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games
Bowling Green at Temple, Monday, December 31
North Dakota at Idaho State, Thursday, January 3