North Dakota Sioux vs Montana State Bobcats Odds
The Montana State Bobcats hope to be lousy hosts on Thursday as the North Dakota Sioux pay a visit to Worthington Arena on the college basketball betting menu.
The Bobcats sport records of 10-10 and 10-8 ATS heading into this battle, while the Sioux have 9-12 and 9-10 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 7-7 for the Bobcats and 11-5 for the Sioux.
Bettors looking to back visiting North Dakota before tip-off in this one found them as 5-point underdogs over at Sportsbook.ag earlier.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Bobcats at No. 275 and the Sioux at No. 295 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 70-68 result in favor of the Bobcats.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Montana State's No. 200-rated squad against North Dakota's No. 253-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Montana State rates No. 98 in the country with 6.9 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 136 nationally with 6.5 per match.
Defensively, North Dakota features the nation's No. 279-rated defense on the road, allowing 74.4 points per game. Montana State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 91 nationally in scoring at home.
North Dakota was a 69-52 winner in its last match at home against Idaho State. They covered the 6.5-point spread as favorites. North Dakota got 21 points and 11 rebounds from Troy Huff en route to a 69-52 victory over Idaho State on Saturday at Betty Engelstad Sioux Center.
In their last action, Montana State was a 70-64 winner on the road against Portland State. They covered the 3.5-point spread as underdogs. Montana State earned a 70-64 victory over Portland State on Saturday, getting 22 points from Flavien Davis at Stott Center.
North Dakota Sioux Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 1-3
Before playing Montana are 1-2
After playing Idaho State are 0-3
After a win are 4-6
Montana State Bobcats Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Northern Colorado are 3-7
After playing Portland State are 5-5
After a win are 5-5
A few Sioux at Bobcats trends to consider:
North Dakota is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
North Dakota is 4-21 SU in its last 25 games on the road
Montana State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Montana State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
North Dakota at Montana, Saturday, February 9
Montana State home to Northern Colorado, Saturday, February 9