South Dakota State Jackrabbits vs. Nebraska Omaha Mavericks - 1/28/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Nebraska Omaha Mavericks (14-7) at South Dakota State Jackrabbits (16-5)
College Basketball: Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Frost Arena)
The Line: South Dakota State Jackrabbits -8 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Nebraska Omaha Mavericks look to solidify their spot in the Summit with a win at the South Dakota State Jackrabbits.
The Nebraska Omaha Mavericks certainly are no sneaking up on anybody right now with their big offense leading the way to wins in eight of ten. The Mavericks are coming off of an 85-79 victory at Oral Roberts where they made a nine point halftime edge hold up. The better shooting team prevailed with 51% shooting Nebraska Omaha producing two more field goals versus the 44% accuracy of the Golden Eagles. The Mavericks received 21 points and six pulls from Devin Patterson with Tra-Deon Hollins adding 17 points, seven boards and five helpers. Tre’Shawn Thurman tossed in 16 points and grabbed five yanks while Jake White scored 13 points.
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The South Dakota State Jackrabbits were supposed to be one of the top squads in the Summit League and they are living up to those expectations. The Jackrabbits have won three of four following a 75-71 win at instate and conference rival South Dakota Saturday as a 5.5 point road favorite. SDSU closed the second half strong to erase a three point deficit with a 43%-41% shooting producing to more field goals in an otherwise even boxscore. Mike Daum led all scorers with 23 points and eleven rebounds with Jake Bittle adding21 points and seven boards. George Marshall scored ten points and posted five yanks while Reed Tellinghuisen and Deondre Parks netting eight points apiece.
Nebraska Omaha are 13-3 ATS in their last 16 road games and the under is 7-3 in their last 10 overall. South Dakota State are 2-8 ATS in their last 10 games overall and are 9-3 ATS in their last 12 Thursday games while going 2-6 ATS in their last 8 vs. Summit. The Jackrabbits have fared well in this match up but this might be the best Mavericks team SDSU has faced and we’ll see…