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South Dakota Coyotes host Chicago State Cougars in college basketball action

Chicago State CougarsSouth Dakota Coyotes
March 10, 10:30 PM | McKay Center

Chicago State Cougars vs South Dakota Coyotes Odds

6-25TEAM RECORD16-14

South Dakota will look to improve on its 16-14 record on Thursday when they host Chicago State in NCAAB odds action at McKay Center.

McKay Center is the location for this game, which makes it a neutral-site matchup.

This season, the Coyotes are 16-14 overall and 1-0 ATS ATS, while the Cougars are 6-25 and 0-0 ATS against the number. As for the totals, South Dakota boasts a 1-0 on the OU, and Chicago State is 0-0.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 215 (Coyotes) and the No. 325 (Cougars) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 82-57 result in favor of the Coyotes has been projected by the scores prediction engine.


How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up South Dakota's No. 12 nationally ranked offense (80.4 points per game) against a Cougars defense that sits as the No. 346 at 87.1 PPG. The Coyotes have been averaging 46% from the field, more than the Cougars have managed so far this season (39.9% on average).

Defensively, Chicago State features the nation's No. 346-rated defense on the road, allowing 92.6 points per game. South Dakota, meanwhile, comes in at No. 6 nationally in scoring at home.

Chicago State was a 78-46 loser in their most recent outing on the road against NJIT. Chicago State was run off the court by the Highlanders on Saturday as NJIT routed them 78-46 at Fleisher Center.

South Dakota was a 96-87 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Houston Baptist. Louie Krogman poured in a team-high 37 points for South Dakota on Saturday, as they defeated Houston Baptist 96-87 at Sharp Gym.