College Basketball Matchup - Southern Jaguars South Dakota Coyotes Odds Preview
South Dakota Coyotes vs Southern Jaguars Odds
Arena-Auditorium will host Southern Jaguars vs. South Dakota Coyotes action on Wednesday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.
This matchup is a neutral-site affair being played at Arena-Auditorium.
Southern will face the 0-0 Coyotes, who own a 0-0 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Jaguars are 0-0 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Coyotes are 0-0 favoring the OVER.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 242-ranked Jaguars and the No. 289-rated Coyotes in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 33-16 win for the Coyotes on Wednesday.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Southern's No. 302 nationally ranked offense (57 points per game) against a Coyotes defense that sits as the No. 1 at 0 PPG. The Jaguars have been averaging 34.2% from the field, more than the Coyotes have managed so far this season (0% on average).
Defensively, South Dakota features the nation's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 0 points per game. Southern, meanwhile, comes in at No. 263 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, South Dakota was an 84-77 loser at home against Oakland. They earned a push of the 7-point spread as underdogs. South Dakota got 21 points from Charlie Westbrook but lost anyway, 84-77, to Oakland on Saturday at DakotaDome.
Southern lost its last outing, a 66-55 result against Nebraska on November 11. Derick Beltran scored 17 points in a futile effort to lead the Jaguars to a win (they lost 66-55 to Nebraska at Bob Devaney Sports Center on Sunday).
South Dakota at Wyoming, Thursday, November 15
Southern at North Carolina Central, Thursday, November 15