NCAA hoops odds preview - Youngstown State vs. North Dakota State
Youngstown State Penguins vs North Dakota State Bison Odds
The North Dakota State Bison will hit the floor running against the visiting Youngstown State Penguins Monday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.
This matchup is a neutral-site affair being played at A.J. Palumbo Center.
This season, the Bison are 2-1 overall and 0-1 ATS ATS, while the Penguins are 3-0 and 2-0 ATS against the number. As for the totals, North Dakota State boasts a 0-0 on the OU, and Youngstown State is 0-1.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 307-rated Youngstown State taking on the No. 5-rated Bison in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 85-79 win for the Bison on Monday.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits North Dakota State's No. 92-ranked offense, averaging 75.7 PPG, against a Penguins defense that ranks No. 125 at 63 PPG. The Bison field goal percentage has averaged 50.6% so far, more than the Penguins marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.1% per game.
Defensively, Youngstown State features the nation's No. 143-rated defense on the road, allowing 64.5 points per game. North Dakota State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 74 nationally in scoring at home.
Youngstown State was a 75-60 winner in its last match at home against St. Francis PA. Youngstown State got 19 points from Kendrick Perry en route to a 75-60 victory over St. Francis PA on Friday at Beeghly Center.
North Dakota State was a 73-40 winner in its last match at home against Mayville State. The battle between the Bison and Comets didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Mayville State was handed a 73-40 defeat on Saturday at Bison Sports Arena.
Youngstown State Penguins Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing James Madison are 1-1
After playing St. Francis PA are 4-6
After a win are 3-7
Youngstown State home to James Madison, Tuesday, November 20
North Dakota State at Duquesne, Tuesday, November 20