The Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons and South Dakota Coyotes meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Desert Diamond Arena. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.
Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons Betting Preview
The Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons look for a fifth win to remain undefeated on the season. The Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons beat Northern Arizona on Friday. The Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons are averaging 93.8 points on 51.8 percent shooting and allowing 59.8 points on 39.7 percent shooting. Rasheed Bello is averaging 20.3 points and 3.7 assists, while Anthony Roberts is averaging 15.7 points and 5.7 rebounds. Jalen Jackson is the third double-digit scorer and Quinton Morton-Robertson is grabbing 2.7 rebounds. The Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons are shooting 39.2 percent from beyond the arc and 69.6 percent from the free throw line. The Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons are allowing 22.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35 rebounds per game.
South Dakota Coyotes Betting Preview
The South Dakota Coyotes look for a big win to get off to a strong 4-1 start. The South Dakota Coyotes beat VMI yesterday by four points. The South Dakota Coyotes are averaging 82.5 points on 45.4 percent shooting and allowing 71.3 points on 41.8 percent shooting. Lahat Thioune is averaging 20 points and 7.7 rebounds, while Kaleb Stewart is averaging 13.3 points and 2.3 rebounds. Bostyn Holt is the third double-digit scorer, and Paul Bruns is grabbing 3.7 rebounds. The South Dakota Coyotes are shooting 38.8 percent from beyond the arc and 72.4 percent from the free throw line. The South Dakota Coyotes are allowing 31 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 38 rebounds per game.
Two teams playing good ball entering this point and off to fast starts. The difference is the Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons are playing better and have been more impressive on both sides of the ball. Fort Wayne also beat a DePaul team that South Dakota lost to. Fort Wayne and its offensive firepower should be the difference in this spot, and it's led by the best player on the court. Assuming the line isn't anything nuts, give me the Mastodons to remain undefeated.