North Dakota State vs South Dakota State Prediction - Basketball Picks 3/6/23
South Dakota State Jackrabbits (19-12) vs North Dakota State Bison (14-16)
Game Info: Monday, March 6, 2023 at 9:30 pm (Denny Sanford PREMIER Center)
Betting Odds: South Dakota State Jackrabbits -2 -- Over/Under: 143 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The North Dakota State Bison and South Dakota State Jackrabbits face off on Monday in the Summit League Tournament at the Denny Sanford Premier Center. When these two teams faced off on February 4th it was South Dakota State that secured the 90-85 victory.
NDSU Betting Preview
North Dakota State comes into this game with a 15-16 record overall and they have gone 14-15 against the spread. On Sunday, the Bison were really tested, but they ended up winning 70-68. Grant Nelson had a strong game finishing with 23 points, 11 rebounds, and four assists. North Dakota State is averaging 72.8 points while their defense is giving up 72.4 points per game. The defense was a problem in the last game against SDST, and they need the defense to be better here. Grant Nelson is averaging 18.1 points while shooting 52.6 percent from the field and 27.3 percent from behind the three point line.
SDST Betting Preview
On the other side of this matchup is South Dakota State who sits with a 19-12 record overall and they have gone 14-15-1 against the spread. On Saturday against Omaha the defense was elite giving up only 55 points and that led to the eight point victory. Alex Arians had a strong game finishing with 18 points and four rebounds. South Dakota State is averaging 70.7 points while their defense is giving up 69.2 points per game. Zeke Mayo is averaging 18.2 points while shooting 43.1 percent from the field and 37 percent from behind the three point line.
North Dakota State vs South Dakota State Trends
South Dakota State is 4-0 against the spread in their last four games following a straight up win. The under is 6-0-1 in the Bison’s last seven games overall. The under is 6-0-1 in the Bison’s last seven games overall.
Shane’s Free Pick
NDSU has been playing to a lot unders, and it’s going to be no different in this game. South Dakota State’s defense gave up only 55 points in the last game, and their defense is going to step up again in this game. Both teams are going to finish under 70 points, and the under is going to cash.