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South Dakota State Jackrabbits vs Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks College Basketball Betting Preview

Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Baxter Arena Saturday as the Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks look to beat the odds vs the South Dakota State Jackrabbits in NCAA hoops betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The South Dakota State Jackrabbits opened as -7.5-point favorites in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including MyBookie. The total was set to open a bit later (check out Bovada for the latest situation).

South Dakota State Jackrabbits vs Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks bring a 5-12 record (6-8-1 ATS) to this tilt against the 13-5 Jackrabbits, who are 8-4 ATS. Those OVER/UNDER betting have witnessed Nebraska-Omaha go 6-9 so far and the South Dakota State Jackrabbits go 8-4.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 121-rated South Dakota State Jackrabbits taking on the No. 269-rated Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Nebraska-Omaha has the nation's No. 83-rated offensive output, at 78.35 PPG. The visiting South Dakota State Jackrabbits defense ranks No. 192 allowing on average 74.83 PPG. The Mavericks FG% has averaged 46.34% so far, less than the Nebraska-Omaha Jackrabbits marksmen have achieved on the year, 48.03% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Mike Daum poured in a team-high 37 points for South Dakota State on Wednesday, as they defeated North Dakota State 87-80 at Scheels Center.

The battle between the Mavericks and Tigers didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Doane was handed a 100-60 defeat on Tuesday at Baxter Arena.

Betting Trends
  • South Dakota State is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • South Dakota State is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • South Dakota State is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Nebraska-Omaha
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of South Dakota State's last 9 games when playing Nebraska-Omaha
  • Nebraska-Omaha is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • Nebraska-Omaha is 5-13 SU in its last 18 games
  • Nebraska-Omaha is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • Nebraska-Omaha is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing South Dakota State

Next Betting Matchups

South Dakota State home to Oral Roberts, Thursday, January 11th
Nebraska-Omaha at Western Illinois, Thursday, January 11th