South Dakota State vs. Oral Roberts - 1/11/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Oral Roberts Golden Eagles (7-11) at South Dakota State Jackrabbits (14-5)
College Basketball: Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 8:00 pm (Frost Arena)
The Line: South Dakota State Jackrabbits -11 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Oral Roberts Golden Eagles visit Summit college basketball rival the South Dakota State Jackrabbits.
The Oral Roberts Golden Eagles had struggled through the majority of their non-conference schedule but have flipped a switch and rattled off W Illinois Leathernecks as an eight point home favorite. Both teams sank shots in the 45% range but Oral Roberts totaled eight more shots and had a 15-7 edge at the line.
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Emmanuel Nzekwesi was the top gun on a balanced Golden Eagles offense with 21 points, ten boards and three steals followed by RJ Fuqua with 18 points on 5-8 shooting. The Golden Eagles received eleven points and 12 rebounds from Javan White while Sam Kearns and Albert Owens combined for 19 points.
The South Dakota State Jackrabbits have been impressive with their fast paced, high scoring offense leading the way. South Dakota State upped their Summit League record to 2-0 with a 101-88 victory at the Nebraska Omaha Mavericks as an 8.5 point favorite. The Jackrabbits jumped to a 15 point lead heading to the break behind a decisive 57.4%-44.1% shooting edge.
Mike Daum led the South Dakota State offensive explosion with 27 points and eleven rebounds followed by David Jenkins Jr. with 22 points and five boards. Reed Tellinghuisen tossed in 16 points while Tevin King and Skyler Flatten netted 15 points and 12 points respectively.
Over is 23-9 in Oral Roberts last 32 overall and Oral Roberts are 5-12-1 ATS in their last 18 road games. SDST are 13-3 ATS in their last 16 vs. Summit and SDST are 21-7 ATS in their last 28 games overall and SDST are 5-2-1 ATS in their last 8 Thursday games. Favorite is 7-3 ATS in the last 10 meetings.
Oral Roberts is nothing special but this game is generally close so I’ll take the points…