March Madness - North Dakota State Bison visit San Diego State Aztecs in college basketball clash
|North Dakota State Bison||San Diego State Aztecs|
|26-6||March 22, 2014, 06:10 | Spokane Arena||30-4|
After pulling off a shocker in the Round of 64 on Thursday the North Dakota State Bison will be gunning for another on Saturday as they take on San Diego State in the Round of 32.
And if history repeats itself, the Bison will cover the spread here. In seven games since 2006 between 12 and 4 seeds, the 12s are 6-1 ATS.
No. 12 North Dakota State upset No. 5 Oklahoma 80-75 in their opening game of the NCAA Tournament as an underdog on the March Madness betting lines at the sportsbooks. No. 4 San Diego State got past 73-69 New Mexico State in their Thursday game.
The higher-seeded Aztecs lay just three points here to the Bison, according to the line at BetOnline. The total was hovering around 125.5.
OddsShark computer Pick: 68-63 ND State
The Aztecs bring a 30-4 record (18-13 ATS) to this tilt against the 26-6 Bison, who are 13-14 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed San Diego State go 8-23 so far and the Bison go 14-12.
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 9-ranked Aztecs and the No. 19-rated Bison in this matchup.
North Dakota State was an 80-75 winner in its last match on the road against Oklahoma. They covered the 3.5-point spread as underdogs. The Sooners were burned for 28 points by Lawrence Alexander on Thursday as the Bison put another game in the win column, 80-75, at Spokane Arena.
Last time out for San Diego State, they were a 73-69 winner as they battled New Mexico State at home. They failed to cover in the match as an 8-point favorite. Xavier Thames scored 23 points leading the Aztecs to a 73-69 victory over New Mexico State at Spokane Arena on Thursday.
A few Bison at Aztecs trends to consider:
San Diego State is 22-3 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego State's last 5 games