South Dakota State Jackrabbits vs Montana Grizzlies Odds
College basketball wagering interest will be high on Saturday when the Jackrabbits of South Dakota State hit the hard court against the Grizzlies of Montana.
Montana will face the 8-3 Jackrabbits, who own a 2-5 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Grizzlies are 1-0-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Jackrabbits are 3-1 favoring the OVER.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Grizzlies as 1.5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Grizzlies at No. 204 and the Jackrabbits at No. 252 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 78-72 result in favor of the Jackrabbits.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Montana's No. 153-ranked offense, averaging 69.4 PPG, against a Jackrabbits defense that ranks No. 202 at 67.3 PPG. The Grizzlies field goal percentage has averaged 45.7% so far, less than the Jackrabbits marksmen have achieved on the year, 47.4% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, South Dakota State owns the country's No. 260-rated mark, allowing 75.2 points per game on the highway. Montana, on the other hand, rates No. 124 in scoring at home.
Last time out for South Dakota State, they were a 69-63 winner as they battled CS Bakersfield at home. The Jackrabbits grabbed a 69-63 win over the Roadrunners on Sunday, behind an 18 -point effort from Nate Wolters at Frost Arena.
Montana was a 78-58 winner in their most recent outing at home against Carroll. The Grizzlies blew out Carroll on Saturday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 78-58 win at Dahlberg Arena.
Montana Grizzlies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Northern Arizona are 7-3
After playing Carroll are 1-1
After a win are 8-2
A few Jackrabbits at Grizzlies trends to consider:
Montana is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Montana is 18-4 SU in its last 22 games
South Dakota State at Belmont, Wednesday, December 19
Montana at Northern Arizona, Wednesday, December 19