South Dakota Coyotes (13-9) vs. North Dakota State Bison (16-8)
February 7, 2022 8:00 pm EDT
The Line: North Dakota State Bison -5.5 / South Dakota Coyotes +5.5; Over/Under: -136.5
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The South Dakota Coyotes and North Dakota State Bison meet Monday in college basketball action at the Scheels Center. The South Dakota Coyotes look for a win after winning six of their last eight games. The North Dakota State Bison look for a win after winning five of their last six games.
The South Dakota Coyotes are averaging 74.2 points on 45.5 percent shooting and allowing 70.4 points on 45.1 percent shooting. Kruz Perrott-Hunt is averaging 15 points and 4.2 rebounds, while Mason Archambault is averaging 14.4 points and 3.7 rebounds. Xavier Fuller is the third double-digit scorer and Tasos Kamateros is grabbing 5.2 rebounds. The South Dakota Coyotes are shooting 35 percent from beyond the arc and 73.2 percent from the free throw line. The South Dakota Coyotes are allowing 38 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.3 rebounds per game.
The North Dakota State Bison are averaging 73.5 points on 45 percent shooting and allowing 68.4 points on 42 percent shooting. Rocky Kreuser is averaging 16.1 points and 7.9 rebounds, while Sam Griesel is averaging 12.1 points and 6.2 rebounds. Grant Nelson is the third double-digit scorer and Tyree Eady is grabbing 5.2 rebounds. The North Dakota State Bison are shooting 35.1 percent from beyond the arc and 75.5 percent from the free throw line. The North Dakota State Bison are allowing 30.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.5 rebounds per game.
The Coyotes are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games and 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Bison are 2-11-2 ATS in their last 15 home games and 6-1 ATS in their last 7 Monday games. The over is 23-9 in Coyotes last 32 overall. The under is 5-1 in Bison last 6 overall. The road team is 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings.
The North Dakota State Bison are playing some of their best ball right now, which includes winning their last five games by an average of 8.8 points. North Dakota State wins at home by an average of 14.8 points while shooting 49.9 percent from the field. The South Dakota Coyotes lose on the road by an average of 9.3 points while struggling defensively. Rivalry spot, but give me the Bison and the reasonable chalk.