The South Dakota Coyotes 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 South Dakota Coyotes Betting Preview
The South Dakota Coyotes are averaging 68.9 points on 42.8 percent shooting and allowing 73.8 points on 45.2 percent shooting. Kruz Perrott-Hunt is averaging 14.1 points and 2.8 rebounds, while Tasos Kamateros is averaging 12.3 points and 6.3 rebounds. AJ Plitzuweit is the third double-digit scorer, and Paul Bruns is grabbing 3.7 rebounds. The South Dakota Coyotes are shooting 38.7 percent from beyond the arc and 76.8 percent from the free throw line. The South Dakota Coyotes are allowing 36.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.4 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.
South Dakota vs South Dakota State Trends
The Coyotes are 3-9 ATS in their last 12 road games. The Jackrabbits are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games. The over is 5-1 in Coyotes last 6 overall. The over is 4-0 in Jackrabbits last 4 overall. The favorite is 5-0 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
Randy’s Free Pick
Double-digit points in a rivalry game is intriguing, but we just saw South Dakota State blast the Coyotes on the road a few weeks ago. We know South Dakota State wins at home by an average of 11 points, while South Dakota loses on the road by an average of 15.7 points. South Dakota is 2-8 ATS on the road. South Dakota State is 3-0 ATS as a double-digit favorite. I'll lay the chalk.