North Dakota Sioux vs Jackrabbits College Hoops Game Preview
North Dakota Sioux vs South Dakota State Jackrabbits Odds
South Dakota State will look to improve on its 4-2 record on Wednesday when they host North Dakota in NCAA basketball odds action at Frost Arena.
South Dakota State battles the Sioux, currently sitting with a 1-3 mark (1-2 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 1-0 for the Jackrabbits and 0-0 for the Sioux.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 114-rated Jackrabbits and the No. 45-ranked Sioux, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 79-63 result in favor of the Jackrabbits.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature South Dakota State's No. 152-rated squad against North Dakota's No. 163-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, South Dakota State rates No. 50 in the country with 7.8 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 101 nationally with 7 per match.
Defensively, North Dakota features the nation's No. 255-rated defense on the road, allowing 76 points per game. South Dakota State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 37 nationally in scoring at home.
North Dakota was a 71-66 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Hawaii. They covered the 10-point spread as underdogs. North Dakota got 17 points from Josh Schuler but lost anyway, 71-66, to Hawaii on Tuesday at Stan Sheriff Center.
South Dakota State was an 81-72 winner in their most recent outing at home against SW Minnesota State. South Dakota State got 21 points and 10 rebounds from Nate Wolters en route to an 81-72 victory over SW Minnesota State on Wednesday at Frost Arena.
North Dakota Sioux Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-1
Before playing UMKC are 1-3
After a loss are 6-4
A few Sioux at Jackrabbits trends to consider:
North Dakota is 2-18 SU in its last 20 games on the road
North Dakota home to UMKC, Wednesday, December 5
South Dakota State home to Nebraska Omaha, Saturday, December 1