South Dakota vs. Montana State - 12/18/14 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Montana State Bobcats (3-6) at South Dakota Coyotes (3-8)
College Basketball: Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 8:30 pm (DakotaDome)
The Line: South Dakota Coyotes -9 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The South Dakota Coyotes and the Montana State Bobcats face off on Thursday at the DakotaDome in college basketball action.
The South Dakota Coyotes are 3-8 this season and have lost their last three games. South Dakota is averaging 71.4 points and they are shooting 41 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 77.3 points and their opponents shoot 45.1 percent. Brandon Bos leads the Coyotes averaging 17.2 points per game. Tyler Larson is averaging 15.9 points and 7.8 rebounds, Casey Kasperbauer is averaging 9.6 points, and Tre Burnette is averaging 7.5 points. South Dakota is 1-2 at home this season.
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The Montana State Bobcats are 3-6 this season and are coming off of a loss in their last game. Montana State is averaging 62.5 points and they are shooting 38.8 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 76.9 points and their opponents are shooting 48.5 percent. Michael Dison is averaging 13.4 points per game to lead the Bobcats. Marcus Colbert is averaging 11.6 points and 5.7 assists, Stephan Holm is averaging 11 points, and Danny Robison is averaging 8.6 points. Montana State is 0-5 on the road this season.
South Dakota is 1-5 against the spread in their last six home games, 14-6 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the spread, and 1-5 against the spread at home against a team with a losing road record. Montana State is 7-18-1 against the spread following a win, 0-5 against the spread at home against a team with a losing home record, and 3-7-1 against the spread against a team with a losing record.
The number here is just too big as I am not sure South Dakota is 9 points better than anyone.