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North Dakota State vs. Nebraska-Omaha - 3/12/19 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Omaha vs. North Dakota St
Date & Time Tuesday March 12, 2019, 7:00 PM (EDT)
Location
Denny Sanford Premier Center
Sioux Falls, SD
The Line
The Line: North Dakota St +2.5 -- Over/Under: 142
TV Channel
ESPN2
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The Omaha Mavericks and North Dakota St Bison meet Tuesday in the college basketball Summit Championship at the Denny Sanford Premier Center.

The Omaha Mavericks look for one more victory after beating Purdue Fort Wayne last night by one point. The Omaha Mavericks are averaging 79.4 points on 47.7 percent shooting and allowing 76.8 points on 46.9 percent shooting. Zach Jackson is averaging 18.4 points and 4.4 rebounds while Mitchell Hahn is averaging 13.5 points and 1.7 assists. JT Gibson is the third double-digit scorer and Matt Pile is dishing 1.3 assists. The Omaha Mavericks are shooting 39.1 percent from beyond the arc and 72.3 percent from the free throw line. The Omaha Mavericks are allowing 36 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.6 rebounds per game. The Omaha Mavericks have won five of their last seven non-home games.

The North Dakota St Bison look for another victory after beating Western Illinois last night by three points. The North Dakota St Bison are averaging 73.2 points on 45.5 percent shooting and allowing 72.5 points on 46.2 percent shooting. Vinnie Shahid is averaging 12.6 points and 3.2 rebounds while Tyson Ward is averaging 12.1 points and 2.3 assists. Deng Geu is the third double-digit scorer and Rocky Kreuser is grabbing 3.6 rebounds. The North Dakota St Bison are shooting 36.4 percent from beyond the arc and 77.1 percent from the free throw line. The North Dakota St Bison are allowing 35.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.5 rebounds per game. The North Dakota St Bison have won six of their last seven non-home games.

The Bison are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 Tuesday games, 2-5 ATS in their last 7 neutral site games and 7-3-1 ATS in their last 11 games overall. The Mavericks are 0-3-1 ATS in their last 4 neutral site games, 10-3-1 ATS in their last 14 vs. Summit and 15-5-1 ATS in their last 21 games overall. The favorite is 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings. The under is 6-2 in Mavericks last 8 neutral site games. The over is 13-5 in Bison last 18 overall. 

The Omaha Mavericks won both meetings this season against North Dakota State by a combined 21 points and enters this contest in better form offensively. Omaha is also 6-3 ATS when a favorite of less than five points, while North Dakota State is just 1-3 ATS when an underdog of less than five points. The Omaha Mavericks have won five of the last eight meetings overall against North Dakota State. I have to lay the bucket.

Pick:
Omaha -2.5

Randy Chambers has been with Sports Chat Place since 2014 and covers everything from the NFL to WNBA and tennis. Nobody works harder in this business in terms of content produced and amount of sports covered. Formerly a lead college football writer with Bleacher Report and has had his work featured at Fox Sports, CBS Sports and various other outlets.

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