North Dakota Sioux vs Montana State Bobcats in college hoops odds
Montana State Bobcats vs North Dakota Sioux Odds
North Dakota looks to cover the Sioux-Bobcats pointspread on Saturday and improve its overall 4-10 mark when they host Montana State in college basketball wagering action.
Supporters of the Bobcats have watched them go 6-7 and 6-5 ATS on the year, while the Sioux are at 4-10 and 4-8 ATS. In totals betting, the Sioux are 7-2, while the Bobcats have a 3-4 mark.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Sioux as 3.5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Sioux, most recently No. 263 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Bobcats, who rate No. 249 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 70-65 victory for the Bobcats.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature North Dakota's No. 221-rated squad against Montana State's No. 235-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, North Dakota rates No. 175 in the country with 6.1 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 105 nationally with 6.8 per match.
Defensively, Montana State features the nation's No. 306-rated defense on the road, allowing 77.7 points per game. North Dakota, meanwhile, comes in at No. 231 nationally in scoring at home.
Montana State won its last outing, a 69-66 result against Northern Colorado on January 10. They covered in that game as a 7.5-point underdog. Montana State earned a 69-66 victory over Northern Colorado on Thursday, getting 16 points from Calen Coleman at Butler-Hancock Pavilion.
North Dakota lost its last outing, a 77-62 result against Montana on January 10. They failed to cover in that game as a 5-point underdog. The Sioux endured a 77-62 loss at the hands of the Grizzlies on Thursday, despite a 24-point effort from Troy Huff at Betty Engelstad Sioux Center.
Montana State Bobcats Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Montana are 3-7
After playing Northern Colorado are 5-5
After a win are 6-4
North Dakota Sioux Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-2
After playing Montana are 0-3
After a loss are 4-6
A few Bobcats at Sioux trends to consider:
Montana State is 1-11 SU in its last 12 games on the road
North Dakota is 21-4 SU in its last 25 games at home
North Dakota is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
North Dakota is 3-9 SU in its last 12 games
Montana State at Montana, Saturday, January 19
North Dakota home to Eastern Washington, Thursday, January 17