North Dakota Sioux visit Montana Grizzlies in college basketball clash
North Dakota Sioux vs Montana Grizzlies Odds
A key college battle sees the visiting North Dakota Sioux travelling to Montana Saturday to take on the Grizzlies.
Supporters of the Sioux have watched them go 10-12 and 10-10 ATS on the year, while the Grizzlies are at 17-4 and 9-9-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Grizzlies are 9-6-1, while the Sioux have a 12-5 mark.
The Sioux were listed as 13-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Grizzlies, most recently No. 187 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Sioux, who rate No. 295 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 74-67 victory for the Grizzlies.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Sioux rank No. 262 in NCAA Division 1 with 32.5 per game. That compares with Montana’s No. 317 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Montana is college basketball's No. 74-ranked team at 7.2 per game, while the Sioux rate No. 137 with 6.5 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, North Dakota owns the country's No. 278-rated mark, allowing 74.3 points per game on the highway. Montana, on the other hand, rates No. 119 in scoring at home.
In their last action, North Dakota was an 82-73 winner on the road against Montana State. They covered the 4.5-point spread as underdogs. Troy Huff went off for 25 points and added 5 rebounds, leading North Dakota over Montana State, 82-73, on Thursday at Worthington Arena.
Montana was a 73-63 winner in their most recent outing at home against Northern Colorado. They failed to cover the 12-point spread as favorites. The Grizzlies grabbed a 73-63 win over the Bears on Thursday, behind an 18 -point effort from Kareem Jamar at Dahlberg Arena.
North Dakota Sioux Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-2
Before playing Sacramento State are 2-1
After playing Montana State are 1-0
After a win are 4-6
Montana Grizzlies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Weber State are 8-2
After playing Northern Colorado are 8-2
After a win are 10-0
A few Sioux at Grizzlies trends to consider:
North Dakota is 5-20 SU in its last 25 games on the road
Montana is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Montana is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Montana's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Montana's last 9 games
North Dakota home to Sacramento State, Thursday, February 14
Montana at Weber State, Thursday, February 14