North Dakota State Bison vs. South Dakota State Jackrabbits - 1/16/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
South Dakota State Jackrabbits (14-4) at North Dakota State Bison (12-6)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 5:30 pm (Scheels Arena)
The Line: North Dakota State Bison +1.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The North Dakota State Bison will host the South Dakota State Jackrabbits.
The North Dakota State Bison come into this game with a 12-6 record and are currently 5th in the Summit League. The North Dakota State Bison’s most recent game was a 66-65 win over South Dakota. Through 18 games this season the leading scorer for the Bison has been Paul Miller who is averaging 16.6 points per game and 4.8 rebounds. A.J. Jacobson is second on the team with 13.7 points per game and 4.2 rebounds.
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The South Dakota State Jackrabbits come into this game with a 14-4 record and are currently 2nd in the Summit League. The Jackrabbits have been good lately winning 4 out of their last 5 games. Through 18 games this season the leading scorer for the Jackrabbits has been Deondre Parks who is averaging 17.4 points per game and 5.2 rebounds. George Marshall is second on the team with 14.6 points per game and 3.2 assists.
South Dakota State is 1-6 against the spread in their last 7 games overall. The Jackrabbits are 0-5 against the spread in their last 5 games following a win. North Dakota State is 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 games vs. a team with a winning record. The Bison are 3-9 against the spread in their last 12 games overall.
This will be a good in state rivalry game and it should come down to the end. I think the Jackrabbits have been the better team as of late though and should win this game on the road. Take South Dakota State a to cover on the road.