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North Dakota State Bison Home to IPFW Mastodons in NCAA Basketball Betting

IPFW Mastodons will go to the free throw line vs North Dakota State Bison on Thursday, hoping to boost its 14-5 record with a victory while beating the betting lines set by odds makers.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the IPFW Mastodons before tip-off in this one found them as 1.5-point underdogs over at Bovada earlier.

IPFW Mastodons vs North Dakota State Bison Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The North Dakota State Bison sit at 12-6 (4-11 ATS) on the college basketball season. By comparison, the IPFW Mastodons are currently 14-5 (5-8 ATS). Looking to bet on the total points scored? North Dakota State is 8-7 OU, and IPFW is 8-5 OU.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 263-ranked North Dakota State Bison and the No. 50-rated IPFW Mastodons in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up North Dakota State's No. 195 nationally ranked offense (71.28 points per game) against a IPFW Mastodons defense that sits as the No. 208 at 75.53 PPG. The North Dakota State Bison have been averaging 45.76% from the field, less than the Mastodons have managed so far this season (50.25% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Bryson Scott scored 21 points in a futile effort to lead the Mastodons to a win (they lost 66-63 to South Dakota at DakotaDome on Saturday).

North Dakota State was crushed on Saturday, getting blown out by Denver and falling by a 79-55 score at Magness Arena.

Betting Trends
  • IPFW is 13-3 SU in its last 16 games
  • IPFW is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • IPFW is 9-2 ATS in its last 11 games when playing North Dakota State
  • IPFW is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing North Dakota State
  • North Dakota State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • North Dakota State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of North Dakota State's last 5 games
  • North Dakota State is 13-1 SU in its last 14 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

IPFW at South Dakota State, Saturday, January 21st
North Dakota State at Western Illinois, Saturday, January 21st