South Dakota State vs. Oral Roberts - 3/5/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Oral Roberts Golden Eagles (14-16) at South Dakota State Jackrabbits (23-7)
College Basketball: Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 9:30 pm (Denny Sanford PREMIER Center)
The Line: South Dakota State Jackrabbits -9 -- Over/Under: 150.5 See the Latest Odds
The South Dakota State Jackrabbits and the Oral Roberts Golden Eagles face off on Saturday in Summit League college basketball tournament action.
The South Dakota State Jackrabbits are 23-7 this season and they have won their last three games. South Dakota State is averaging 77 points per game and they are shooting 45.3 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 69.6 points and their opponents are shooting 42.3 percent. George Marshall leads the Jackrabbitts averaging 16 points per game. Deondre Parks is averaging 15.1 points, Mike Daum is averaging 14.8 points and 5.9 rebounds, and Reed Tellinghuisen is averaging 9.2 points. South Dakota State is 12-4 in Summit League and 2-0 in neutral site games.
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Oral Roberts is 14-16 this season and they have lost their last two games. Oral Roberts is averaging 74.5 points per game and they are shooting 45.2 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 77.8 points and their opponents are shooting 46.3 percent. Obi Emegano leads the Golden Eagles averaging 23.4 points and 5.1 rebounds per game. Albert Owens is averaging 10.2 points and 5.0 rebounds, Jalen Bradley is averaging 8.5 points, and Kris Martin is averaging 7.5 points. Oral Roberts is 6-10 in Summit League play and 2-0 in neutral site games.
South Dakota State is 31-15 against the spread against the Summit League, 5-0 against the spread following an against the spread loss, and 4-10 against the spread following a win. Oral Roberts is 12-27-1 against the spread against the Summit League, 10-23 against the spread in their last 33 neutral site games, and 4-9 against the spread following a loss. The favorite is 5-2 against the spread in the last seven meetings of these two teams.
The total is set at 150.5 and it ‘s just a lean to over but that is my free pick.