South Dakota State Jackrabbits vs Oakland Grizzlies Betting Matchup Report
Oakland Grizzlies vs South Dakota State Jackrabbits Odds
The South Dakota State Jackrabbits hope to be lousy hosts on Thursday as the Oakland Grizzlies pay a visit to Frost Arena on the college basketball betting menu.
South Dakota State battles the Grizzlies, currently sitting with a 7-10 mark (5-9 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 5-5 for the Jackrabbits and 4-6 for the Grizzlies.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Jackrabbits, most recently No. 169 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Grizzlies, who rate No. 243 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 75-68 victory for the Jackrabbits.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Grizzlies is ranked No. 274 in NCAA hoops at 32.4 per game. Contrast that with South Dakota State’s No. 201 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, South Dakota State is the No. 50-ranked team in the country at 7.7 per game, while Oakland rates No. 164 at 6.2 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Oakland owns the country's No. 232-rated mark, allowing 73.3 points per game on the highway. South Dakota State, on the other hand, rates No. 52 in scoring at home.
Oakland was a 65-45 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Alabama. They failed to cover the 10.5-point spread as underdogs. The Grizzlies were hammered by Alabama on Saturday, losing by a 65-45 final at Coleman Coliseum in college basketball betting action.
South Dakota State lost its last outing, a 74-71 result against South Dakota on January 5. They failed to cover in that game as a 11-point favorite. South Dakota State got 26 points from Nate Wolters on the way to a 74-71 loss against South Dakota on Saturday at DakotaDome.
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