Oral Roberts vs North Dakota State Prediction - Basketball Picks 3/7/23
North Dakota State Bison (16-16) vs Oral Roberts Golden Eagles (29-4)
Game Info: Tuesday, March 7, 2023 at 9:00 pm (Denny Sanford PREMIER Center)
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The Oral Roberts Golden Eagles will play the North Dakota State Bison in the Championship Game of the Summit League Tournament on Tuesday night at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
Oral Roberts Preview
The Oral Roberts Golden Eagles are 29-4 (18-0) this season after they defeated St. Thomas by a score of 70-65 in their last game. Oral Roberts trailed in this game deep into the second half, but they were able to hold St. Thomas to only 32 second half points. Oral Roberts shot 41.4% from the field, but only 24% on three pointers in the win. The Golden Eagles recorded 44 rebounds and turned the ball over 12 times in the game. The Oral Roberts Golden Eagles are averaging 84.4 points per game, 70.7 points against per game, 36.7 rebounds per game, and 14.8 assists per game. Max Abmas has led the Golden Eagles this season with 22 points per game, 4.4 rebounds per game, and 3.8 assists per game. Oral Roberts is shooting 48.1% from the field, 77.3% on free throws, and 37.3% on three pointers this year.
North Dakota State Preview
The North Dakota State Bison are 16-16 (11-7) this season after they defeated South Dakota State by a score of 89-79 in their last game. North Dakota State led this game by six points at the half and was able to score 49 points in the second half to pull away. NDSU shot 56.1% from the field and made 17 free throws in the win. The Bison recorded 37 rebounds and turned the ball over 12 times in the game. The North Dakota State Bison are averaging 72.8 points per game, 72.4 points against per game, 36 rebounds per game, and 11.1 assists per game. Grant Nelson has led the Bison this season with 18.1 points per game, 9.0 rebounds per game, and 2.1 assists per game. North Dakota State is shooting 45.6% from the field, 70.4% on free throws, and 33.8% on three pointers this year.
Oral Roberts comes into this game undefeated in the Summit League this season, but will face a pretty good North Dakota State game here. Oral Roberts won both regular season meetings against NDSU by scores of 92-69 and 74-66. Oral Roberts is scoring 84.4 points per game and they are shooting over 48% from the field this year. I think we are going to see a close game here, so I am going to take North Dakota State and the points.