North Dakota State Bison vs South Dakota State Jackrabbits Pick

by | Mar 8, 2022 | cbb

North Dakota State Bison (23-9 SU, 15-15-0 ATS) vs. South Dakota State Jackrabbits (29-4 SU, 18-14-0 ATS)

When: Tuesday March 08 2022, 9:00 PM PM (ET)

Where: Denny Sanford Premier Center

Point Spread: North Dakota State +6/South Dakota State -6 (Everygame - Check out their 200% bonus on your first deposit of $25!)

Total: 150

Money Line: Bisons +200/Jackrabbits -241

Key Injuries

North Dakota State
N Dakota St has no reported injuries at this time.

South Dakota State
S Dakota St has no reported injuries at this time.

Recent Form

The North Dakota State Bison come into this matchup with an overall record of 23-9. On the season, the Bison have performed well in their 20 conference games, posting a record of 15-5. This mark is good for 2nd in the Summit. In addition to playing well in the Summit, North Dakota State has performed well on the road. Through 17 games, the Bison are 11-6 away from home. Heading into this matchup, the Bison are looking to stay hot as they try to add on to their current 3 game win streak.

The South Dakota State Jackrabbits get set to host the Bison with an overall record of 29-4. On the season, the Jackrabbits have performed well in their 20 conference games, posting a record of 20-0. This mark is good for 1st in the Summit. In addition to playing well in the Summit, South Dakota State has performed well at home. Through 14 games, the Jackrabbits are 14-0 at home. Heading into this matchup, the Jackrabbits are looking to stay hot, as they try to add on to their current 2 game win streak.

For the season, the North Dakota State Bison are averaging 73.3 points per game, good for a rank of 95th in the NCAA. When playing on the road, the Bison’s scoring average drops to 69 points per game. On the other side, the South Dakota State Jackrabbits are the 2nd ranked scoring offense, averaging 85.9 points per game. Throughout the season, the Jackrabbits’ offense has not experienced an uptick when playing at home, averaging 86.0 points per game on their home floor. However, the Jackrabbits’ defense has benefited from playing at home, giving up -7.0 fewer points per game.

Efficiency Outlook

North Dakota State take on the Jackrabbits holding the advantage in defensive efficiency, giving up 70.0 per 70.0 (NCAA Average) compared to South Dakota State at 71.0. When playing as the superior defensive unit, the Bison have a record of 20-5. Even though South Dakota State trails North Dakota State on the defensive end of the court, they enter this game holding the edge on offense. So far, the Jackrabbits are 27-4 with an edge in offensive efficiency. In these games, they hold an average scoring margin of 11.0.

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Betting Trends Worth Noting

  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of North Dakota’s last 8 games when playing South Dakota State
  • South Dakota is 6-17 SU in its last 23 games when playing South Dakota State
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of South Dakota State’s last 8 games when playing South Dakota
  • South Dakota State is 17-6 SU in its last 23 games when playing South Dakota

Joe’s Pick Against the Spread

North Dakota State has lost both matchups this season but only by four points in each game. I’m confident the Bison can hang with the Jackrabbits Tuesday night. Question: Did you know that you could be betting on games at -105 odds instead of -110? AND IT’S FREE! Start saving BIG bucks today by making the switch to reduced juice betting odds!