North Dakota Fighting Hawks (3-5) vs. San Jose State Spartans (3-3)
December 3, 2021 10:00 pm EDT
The Line: San Jose State Spartans -6.5 / North Dakota Fighting Hawks +6.5; Over/Under: +141
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The North Dakota Fighting Hawks and San Jose State Spartans meet Friday in college basketball action at the Provident Credit Union Event Center. The North Dakota Fighting Hawks need a win after losing four of their last five games. The San Jose State Spartans look to get a game above a .500 record.
The North Dakota Fighting Hawks are averaging 66.8 points on 39.2 percent shooting and allowing 75.4 points on 48.6 percent shooting. Caleb Nero is averaging 12.5 points and 4.3 rebounds, while Paul Bruns is averaging 11.1 points and 1 assist. Mitchell Sueker is the third double-digit scorer and Matt Norman is dishing 1.3 assists. The North Dakota Fighting Hawks are shooting 32 percent from beyond the arc and 71.3 percent from the free throw line. The North Dakota Fighting Hawks are allowing 41 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.5 rebounds per game.
The San Jose State Spartans are averaging 64.5 points on 44.1 percent shooting and allowing 70.7 points on 47.1 percent shooting. Omari Moore is averaging 16 points and 4.2 assists, while Tibet Gorener is averaging 10.6 points and 3 rebounds. Trey Smith is dishing 2 assists and Ibrahima Diallo is grabbing 7.3 rebounds. The San Jose State Spartans are shooting 40.9 percent from beyond the arc and 59.5 percent from the free throw line. The San Jose State Spartans are allowing 31.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 28 rebounds per game.
The Fighting Hawks are 8-21 ATS in their last 29 road games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Spartans are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 Friday games and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 home games. The over is 14-5 in Fighting Hawks last 19 overall. The under is 4-1 in Spartans last 5 overall.
The North Dakota Fighting Hawks have gotten beat up at both ends through the floor through eight games, and that includes some games against average at best opponents. The San Jose State Spartans have won all the games they’re supposed to win this season, and they’ve covered five of their last six games. North Dakota is brutal against the number on the road the last few years. Give me the Spartans and the chalk.