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North Dakota Fighting Hawks vs Montana State Bobcats College Basketball Betting Preview

Montana State looks to cover the Bobcats-Fighting Hawks pointspread on Thursday and improve its overall 6-11 mark when they host North Dakota in college basketball betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you were backing the North Dakota Fighting Hawks in this one, their betting line was listed as 0-point earlier in the day at BetOnline.

North Dakota Fighting Hawks vs Montana State Bobcats Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The North Dakota Fighting Hawks will look to cover the spread vs the Montana State Bobcats on Thursday, as the Fighting Hawks are 5-5-1 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Bobcats are 7-7 ATS. North Dakota is 6-5 against the total, while Montana State is 8-6 versus the total betting line.

This game puts the Montana State Bobcats, most recently No. 240 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the North Dakota Fighting Hawks, who rate No. 165 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and North Dakota is ranked No. 127 in NCAA basketball at 37.07 per game. Contrast that with Montana State's No. 121 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Montana State is the No. 6-ranked team in the country at 10.59 per game, while North Dakota rates No. 189 at 6.64 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The battle between the Fighting Hawks and Thunderbirds didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Southern Utah was handed a 95-65 defeat on Saturday at Betty Engelstad Sioux Center.

Tyler Hall chucked in a team-high 32 points for Montana State on Saturday, but they still came up short in losing 83-81 at Cowan Spectrum.

Betting Trends
  • North Dakota is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of North Dakota's last 7 games
  • North Dakota is 3-11 SU in its last 14 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of North Dakota's last 6 games on the road
  • Montana State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Montana State is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games
  • Montana State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Montana State is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

North Dakota at Montana, Saturday, January 14th
Montana State at Northern Colorado, Saturday, January 14th