North Dakota State Bison (13-7) vs. South Dakota Coyotes (12-7)
January 27, 2022 8:00 pm EDT
The Line: South Dakota Coyotes -1 / North Dakota State Bison +1; Over/Under: +139
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The North Dakota State Bison and South Dakota Coyotes meet Thursday in college basketball action at the Sanford Coyote Sports Center. The North Dakota State Bison look for a win after winning four of their last six games. The South Dakota Coyotes look to build on their five-game winning streak.
The North Dakota State Bison are averaging 73.5 points on 44.8 percent shooting and allowing 68.6 points on 42.3 percent shooting. Rocky Kreuser is averaging 16.2 points and 7.9 rebounds, while Grant Nelson is averaging 12.4 points and 4.9 rebounds. Sam Griesel is the third double-digit scorer and Tyree Eady is grabbing 5.1 rebounds. The North Dakota State Bison are shooting 35.9 percent from beyond the arc and 75.1 percent from the free throw line. The North Dakota State Bison are allowing 30.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.6 rebounds per game.
The South Dakota Coyotes are averaging 74.7 points on 45.8 percent shooting and allowing 69.9 points on 44.7 percent shooting. Kruz Perrott-Hunt is averaging 14.7 points and 4.3 rebounds, while Mason Archambault is averaging 14.3 points and 3.7 rebounds. Xavier Fuller is the third double-digit scorer and Tasos Kamateros is grabbing 5.1 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 38.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33 rebounds per game.
The Bison are 2-7 ATS in their last 9 games following a ATS win and 8-19 ATS in their last 27 Thursday games. The Coyotes are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games following a ATS win and 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The over is 7-3 in Bison last 10 overall. The over is 34-16-1 in Coyotes last 51 overall. The favorite is 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings.
You could argue the North Dakota State Bison are playing the better ball this season, but it’s the South Dakota Coyotes who are playing their best ball of the season. South Dakota has won five straight games and is winning those games by an average of 13 points while shooting 49.2 percent from the field. At home, I’ll ride the hot hand and side with the South Dakota Coyotes.