North Dakota State Bison take on Pioneers in NCAA basketball test
|North Dakota State Bison||Denver Pioneers|
|16-5||February 01, 2014, 06:00 | Magness Arena||10-11|
College hoops betting interest focuses on the Denver vs North Dakota State battle Saturday at Magness Arena as the Pioneers look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
The Pioneers sport a record of 10-11 and 8-9-1 ATS heading into this battle, while the Bison have 16-5 and 8-8 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 7-10-1 for the Pioneers and 11-4 for the Bison.
View North Dakota State Bison vs Denver Pioneers Odds and Stats.
On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, Denver sat as -1.5-point favorites over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline.
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Pioneers rated this week at No. 21 and the Bison sitting at No. 58.
In their last action, North Dakota State was a 66-63 winner on the road against South Dakota. They failed to cover the 9.5-point spread as favorites. North Dakota State earned a 66-63 victory over South Dakota on Thursday, getting 20 points from TrayVonn Wright at DakotaDome.
In their last action, Denver was a 74-73 loser at home against South Dakota State. They failed to cover the 8-point spread as favorites. Denver suffered a 74-73 loss against South Dakota State on Thursday, getting 20 points from Chris Udofia in a losing effort at Magness Arena.
North Dakota State home to IUPUI, Thursday, February 6th
Denver at South Dakota, Saturday, February 8th