Oral Roberts Golden Eagles (26-4) vs. South Dakota State Jackrabbits (18-11)
February 25, 2023 3:00 pm EDT
The Line: South Dakota State Jackrabbits +5 / Oral Roberts Golden Eagles -5; Over/Under: +154.5
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The Oral Roberts Golden Eagles and South Dakota State Jackrabbits meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Frost Arena. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.
The Oral Roberts Golden Eagles Betting Preview
The Oral Roberts Golden Eagles are averaging 85 points on 48.8 percent shooting and allowing 70.7 points on 41.5 percent shooting. Max Abmas is averaging 22.6 points and 4.8 rebounds, while Connor Vanover is averaging 12.6 points and 7 rebounds. Issac McBride is the third double-digit scorer and Carlos Jurgens is grabbing 3.9 rebounds. The Oral Roberts Golden Eagles are shooting 37.9 percent from beyond the arc and 75.6 percent from the free throw line. The Oral Roberts Golden Eagles are allowing 35.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.4 rebounds per game.
The South Dakota State Jackrabbits Betting Preview
The South Dakota State Jackrabbits are averaging 69.9 points on 44.8 percent shooting and allowing 70.3 points on 44.4 percent shooting. Zeke Mayo is averaging 18.1 points and 6.2 rebounds, while Matt Dentlinger is averaging 11.2 points and 5.3 rebounds. William Kyle III is dishing 1 assist and Charlie Easley is grabbing 2.5 rebounds. The South Dakota State Jackrabbits are shooting 34.7 percent from beyond the arc and 79.1 percent from the free throw line. The South Dakota State Jackrabbits are allowing 32.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 29.5 rebounds per game.
Oral Roberts vs South Dakota State Trends
The Golden Eagles are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 road games and 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Jackrabbits are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 home games and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The under is 4-0 in Golden Eagles last 4 overall. The over is 6-2 in Jackrabbits last 8 overall. The road team is 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
Randy’s Free Pick
The Oral Roberts Golden Eagles are the better team and should be favored, but they’re not covering numbers recently. South Dakota State is also playing its best ball of the season right now and wins at home by an average of 11.5 points. South Dakota State in its current form should be up for this game at home. I’ll grab the points.