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North Dakota State vs. Denver - 2/9/19 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Denver at North Dakota State
Date & Time Saturday February 9, 2019, 5:00 PM (EST)
Location
Scheels Center
Fargo, ND
The Line
North Dakota State -8 / over-under: 146
TV Channel
ESPN3
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The Denver Pioneers go on the road to oppose the North Dakota State Bison in Saturday college basketball.

The Denver Pioneers have followed a two game winning streak with a three game skid after a 78-65 loss at Oral Roberts Thursday.

Denver managed 22 first half points and trailed by 16 and were never able to recover with the Golden Eagles holding a 51.1%-39.7% shooting edge.

Joe Rosga topped the Pioneers offense with 15 points and seven rebounds while Abiolo Akintola added ten points and five boards.

Ronnie Harrell Jr. gave Denver nine points and six boards followed by Jase Townsend and Ade Murkey with a combined 15 points.

The North Dakota State Bison have racked up three wins in a row after squeezing by North Dakota 74-70 on Wednesday.

North Dakota State fired away at 53.1% but 14 giveaways helped the Fighting Hawks 14 more shots to stay competitive on 44.4% shooting.

The Bison received 21 points from VinnIe Shahid followed by Tyson Ward who netted  another 12 points and grabbed eight rebounds.

Sam Griesel gave NDSU ten points and three yanks with Deng Geu contributing eleven points and eight boards with Cameron Hunter chipping in with eight points.

Denver Pioneers are 6-14-1 ATS in their last 21 games overall and Denver Pioneers are 3-8-1 ATS in their last 12 games following a ATS loss. 

NDSU Bison are 9-20-2 ATS in their last 31 vs. Summit and NDSU Bison are 6-14 ATS in their last 20 home games. 

Home team is 7-1 ATS in the last 8 meetings and Denver Pioneers are 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings.

Denver doesn’t do a whole lot except compete with North Dakota State…

Pick:
Denver +8

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