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Summit League Tournament - NCAA Basketball Odds and Betting Trends - Western Illinois Leathernecks Underdogs vs South Dakota Coyotes

A key college basketball betting odds battle sees the away Western Illinois Leathernecks taking on the South Dakota Coyotes Saturday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the Western Illinois Leathernecks before tip-off in this one found them as 10-point underdogs over at Bovada earlier.

Western Illinois Leathernecks vs South Dakota Coyotes Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The South Dakota Coyotes sit at 21-10 (21-7 ATS) on the college basketball season. By comparison, the Western Illinois Leathernecks are currently 8-19 (9-14 ATS). Looking to bet on the total points scored? South Dakota is 16-11-1 OU, and Western Illinois is 15-8 OU.

This college basketball game matches up the No. 90 (South Dakota) and the No. 309 (Western Illinois) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA basketball power rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up South Dakota's No. 65 nationally ranked offense (77.9 points per game) against a Western Illinois Leathernecks defense that sits as the No. 215 at 76.78 PPG. The South Dakota Coyotes have been averaging 44.56% from the field, more than the Leathernecks have managed so far this season (43.89% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Garret Covington chucked in a team-high 35 points for Western Illinois on Saturday, but they still came up short in losing 96-92 at Western Hall.

South Dakota earned a 92-85 victory over IUPUI on Saturday, getting 27 points from Matt Mooney at Indiana Farmers Coliseum.

Betting Trends
  • Western Illinois is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Western Illinois's last 5 games
  • Western Illinois is 3-9 ATS in its last 12 games when playing South Dakota
  • Western Illinois is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing South Dakota
  • South Dakota is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • South Dakota is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of South Dakota's last 5 games
  • South Dakota is 9-3 ATS in its last 12 games when playing Western Illinois