Hofstra Pride vs South Dakota State Jackrabbits Preview
South Dakota State Jackrabbits vs Hofstra Pride Odds
Hofstra will look to improve on its 0-2 record on Friday when they host South Dakota State in NCAA basketball odds action at Hofstra Arena.
The Pride sport records of 0-2 and 0-1 ATS heading into this battle, while the Jackrabbits have 1-1 and 1-1 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 0-1 for the Pride and 1-0 for the Jackrabbits.
Bettors looking to side with Hofstra in this one found them as 10.5-point underdogs earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Pride at No. 267 and the Jackrabbits at No. 83 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 74-43 result in favor of the Jackrabbits.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Hofstra has the nation's No. 305-rated offensive output, at 58 PPG. The visiting Jackrabbits defense ranks No. 245 allowing on average 70.5 PPG. The Pride FG% has averaged 31.7% so far, less than the Jackrabbits marksmen have achieved on the year, 49.5% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, South Dakota State owns the country's No. 212-rated mark, allowing 70 points per game on the highway. Hofstra, on the other hand, rates No. 287 in scoring at home.
South Dakota State was a 78-71 winner in its last match at home against Tennessee State. They failed to cover the 11-point spread as favorites. Nate Wolters scored 22 points leading the Jackrabbits to a 78-71 victory over Tennessee State at Frost Arena on Tuesday.
Hofstra was an 83-54 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Purdue. They failed to cover the 17.5-point spread as underdogs. Hofstra was run off the court by the Boilermakers on Sunday as Purdue routed them 83-54 at Mackey Arena.
Hofstra Pride Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6
A few Jackrabbits at Pride trends to consider:
Hofstra is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games at home
Hofstra is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games at home
Hofstra is 4-17 SU in its last 21 games
South Dakota State at Marshall, Saturday, November 17
Hofstra home to District of Columbia, Saturday, November 17