North Dakota State Bison vs. South Dakota State Prediction, Pick and Preview, March 9 (3/9): NCAAB
- Mar 8, 2022, 10:44:14 PM
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|Time||9:00 p.m. EST|
|NDSU money line||+185|
|SDSU money line||-225|
|Over / under||150.5|
2021-2022 season stats
|Road / home record||9-6||12-3|
|Points per game||75.1||87.1|
|Points allowed per game||69.2||74.2|
|Rebounds per game||37.5||35.5|
|Rebounds allowed per game|
|Over / under record||15-17||23-10
The South Dakota State Jackrabbits will look to wrap up their best regular season in school history with a win when they take on border rivals North Dakota State in the Summit League final.
North Dakota State
The Bison took down fierce rival Oral Roberts in the semifinal round last night, and they now will face an even fiercer rival in South Dakota State here. NDSU dropped both meetings against the Jackrabbits the by four points this season.
NDSU is 23-9 this season, with a 13-5 record in Summit League play.
David Richman's team is averaging 75.4 points per game on 46.2% shooting, while allowing 69.8 points per game. Mike Miles Jr. leads the team in scoring (14.7) and assists (4.1)
South Dakota State
The Jackrabbits dominated South Dakota in the semifinal round, 83-60, and they will now look to pull off an undefeated 19-0 season in conference play. SDSU hasn't lost since December, falling to a strong Missouri State team on the road.
South Dakota State is 29-4 this season, with an impressive 18-0 record in Summit league play.
Brian Dutcher's team is averaging a nation-leading 87.1 points per game a robust 52.8% shooting, while allowing 74.2 points per game. Baylor Scheierman is one of the most versatile players in the country, and he leads SDSU in scoring (16.3), rebounding (7.9), and assists (4.6).
NDSU is 3-2 ATS in their last 5 games.
Bison are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games.
SDSU is 5-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
Jackrabbits are 6-0 SU in their last 6 games.
North Dakota State came pretty close twice, but with an automatic bid to the Big Dance on the line, look for the Jackrabbits to come out and do what they do best: score points. South Dakota State has truly been dominant this season, and another Summit League trophy will wrap things up with a bang.
Take SDSU's spread Tuesday night, and give the over a look.
PICK: SDSU -5.5 (-110)
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