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North Dakota State Bison home to Thunderbirds in NCAAB betting action

Southern Utah ThunderbirdsNorth Dakota State Bison
Feb 2, 8:00 PM | Bison Sports Arena

Southern Utah Thunderbirds vs North Dakota State Bison Odds

12-10TEAM RECORD14-7

The Southern Utah Thunderbirds will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Bison in North Dakota State at Bison Sports Arena on Thursday in college basketball action.

The Bison currently sports a 14-7 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 10-6 ATS. The Thunderbirds are 12-10 and 9-8-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Bison produce a 5-9-1 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Thunderbirds have gone 6-10-1 against the number.

View Southern Utah vs North Dakota State Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as 11.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 88-rated Bison and the No. 240-ranked Thunderbirds, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 77-68 result in favor of the Bison.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits North Dakota State's No. 57-ranked offense, averaging 74.3 PPG, against a Thunderbirds defense that ranks No. 204 at 67.9 PPG. The Bison field goal percentage has averaged 49.1% so far, more than the Thunderbirds marksmen have achieved on the year, 48.4% per game.

Defensively, Southern Utah features the nation's No. 206-rated defense on the road, allowing 71.4 points per game. North Dakota State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 29 nationally in scoring at home.

Southern Utah won its last outing, a 62-60 result against South Dakota on January 28. They failed to cover in that game as an 8-point favorite. The Thunderbirds grabbed a 62-60 win over the Coyotes on Saturday, behind a 19-point effort from Ramell Taylor at Centrum Arena.

North Dakota State won its last outing, a 78-75 result against Oakland on January 28. They covered in that game as a 4-point underdog. The Bison got 21 points from Marshall Bjorklund as North Dakota State ran past Oakland 78-75 on Saturday at Athletics Center.

Next up:
Southern Utah at South Dakota State, Saturday, February 4
North Dakota State home to Oral Roberts, Saturday, February 4