Houston Baptist Huskies vs. South Dakota State Jackrabbits - 11/24/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
South Dakota State Jackrabbits (4-0) at Houston Baptist Huskies (1-3)
College Basketball: Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at 3:00 pm (Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya)
The Line: Houston Baptist Huskies +18.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The South Dakota State Jackrabbits will play the Houston Baptist Huskies in a non-conference game down in Cancun.
The Houston Baptist Huskies are 1-3 and are coming off of a loss against Illinois State by a score of 72-56. This was a two-point game at halftime, with Houston Baptist losing, but the second half was dominated by Illinois State who cruised to a 16 point win. Josh Ibarra led Houston Baptist with 12 points and 8 rebounds. Trey Patterson came off of the bench and scored 10 points for Houston Baptist. Houston Baptist was out rebounded by a total of 36-35 and had only 6 assists in the defeat. Houston Baptist is averaging 72.5 points per game while giving up 84.3 points per game. Houston Baptist is also averaging 33.3 rebounds per game and 13 assists per game. Anthony Odunsi leads Houston Baptist with 11.3 points per game. Josh Ibarra leads Houston Baptist in rebounding with 6.8 rebounds per game. Houston Baptist is shooting 65.5% on free throws, 28.8% on three-pointers, and 45.8% on all field goal attempts.
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The South Dakota State Jackrabbits are 4-0 and are coming off of a win against TCU by a score of 76-67. South Dakota State jumped out to an 11-point lead at halftime and finished off TCU in the second half for the victory. Deondre Parks led South Dakota State with 21 points in the win. Mike Daum added 17 points and 8 rebounds for South Dakota State. South Dakota State out rebounded their opponent by a total of 44-42 and had 11 assists in the win. South Dakota State is averaging 82.8 points per game while giving up 67.3 points per game. South Dakota State is also averaging 41.8 rebounds per game and 13.3 assists per game. Deondre Parks is the leading scorer for South Dakota State with 17.3 points per game. Mike Daum is the leading rebounder for South Dakota State with 7.8 rebounds per game. South Dakota State is shooting 71% on free throws, 37.2% on three-pointers, and 47.7% on all field goal attempts.
South Dakota State is 7-1 ATS in their last 8 non-conference games. South Dakota State is 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 Tuesday games. The under is 10-2 in South Dakota State’s last 12 neutral site games. Houston Baptist is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 neutral site games. The under is 5-1 in Houston Baptist’s last 6 games overall.
South Dakota State is playing some good basketball right now and should get the victory here. Houston Baptist has struggled this season and has given up too many points on defense. I like South Dakota State to win big here.