CS Bakersfield Roadrunners home to South Dakota State Jackrabbits in NCAA Basketball betting action
South Dakota State Jackrabbits vs CS Bakersfield Roadrunners Odds
College hoops betting interest focuses on the CS Bakersfield vs South Dakota State battle Wednesday at Rabobank Arena as the Roadrunners look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
This season, the Roadrunners are 10-16 overall and 1-2 ATS ATS, while the Jackrabbits are 21-7 and 13-11 ATS against the number. As for the totals, CS Bakersfield boasts a 2-0 on the OU, and South Dakota State is 11-9-1.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Roadrunners, most recently No. 300 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Jackrabbits, who rate No. 111 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 77-65 victory for the Jackrabbits.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature CS Bakersfield's No. 277-rated squad against South Dakota State's No. 177-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, CS Bakersfield rates No. 146 in the country with 6.3 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 28 nationally with 8 per match.
Defensively, South Dakota State features the nation's No. 204-rated defense on the road, allowing 70.6 points per game. CS Bakersfield, meanwhile, comes in at No. 171 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, South Dakota State was a 64-55 winner at home against Western Illinois. They covered the 7.5-point spread as favorites. The Jackrabbits got a terrific 28-point effort from Nate Wolters as South Dakota State defeated Western Illinois 64-55 on Saturday at Frost Arena.
In their last action, CS Bakersfield was a 79-73 loser on the road against Texas-Pan American. The Roadrunners endured a 79-73 loss at the hands of the Broncs on Thursday, despite a 22-point effort from Stephon Carter at UTPA Fieldhouse.
South Dakota State at Murray State, Saturday, February 23
CS Bakersfield home to Pacifica, Saturday, February 23