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UMKC KangaroosSouth Dakota State Jackrabbits
Jan 14, 8:30 PM | Frost Arena

UMKC Kangaroos vs South Dakota State Jackrabbits Odds

7-12TEAM RECORD14-5

Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Saturday when the South Dakota State Jackrabbits try to run the Kangaroos off the court at Frost Arena in college hoops action.

The Jackrabbits sport records of 14-5 and 8-2-1 ATS heading into this battle, while the Kangaroos have 7-12 and 6-5 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 5-5 for the Jackrabbits and 8-2 for the Kangaroos.

View UMKC vs South Dakota State Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
College basketball odds makers opened the Jackrabbits as 16.5-point favorites in this matchupl.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 104 (Jackrabbits) and the No. 309 (Kangaroos) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 81-66 result in favor of the Jackrabbits has been projected by the scores prediction engine.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Kangaroos rank No. 331 in NCAA Division 1 with 29.9 per game. That compares with South Dakota State’s No. 132 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where South Dakota State is college basketball's No. 26-ranked team at 8.3 per game, while the Kangaroos rate No. 24 with 8.4 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, UMKC owns the country's No. 202-rated mark, allowing 71.9 points per game on the highway. South Dakota State, on the other hand, rates No. 7 in scoring at home.

Last time out for UMKC, they were a 55-54 loser as they battled North Dakota State on the road. They covered in the match as a 16.5-point underdog. Reggie Chamberlain scored 16 points in a futile effort to lead the Kangaroos to a win (they lost 55-54 to North Dakota State at Bison Sports Arena on Thursday).

South Dakota State was an 86-56 winner in its last match at home against South Dakota. They covered the 14.5-point spread as favorites. The Jackrabbits blew out South Dakota on Thursday, running up a 20+ point victory in an 86-56 win at Frost Arena.

Next up:
UMKC home to Western Illinois, Thursday, January 19
South Dakota State at North Dakota State, Saturday, January 21

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