South Dakota State vs South Dakota: College Basketball Betting Picks, Predictions and Tips – February 5, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on February 5, 2021 - Last Updated on February 8, 2021

The South Dakota Coyotes (8-6) will try to build on a seven-game win streak when they visit the South Dakota State Jackrabbits (9-3) at 8:30 PM ET on Friday, February 5, 2021 as 6.5-point underdogs. The Jackrabbits have won four games in a row. The matchup has an over/under set at 150.5 points.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 5, 2021, 2:16 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Jackrabbits (-6.5)

The DraftKings line for this game has the Jackrabbits favored by 6.5, while the model predicts they’ll win by slightly more (8.0 points).

Pick OU:
Under (150.5)

The model predicts a total 2.0 points lower than the one set by DraftKings for this matchup.

Prediction: South Dakota State 78, South Dakota 70

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Examining the Over/Under

  • The Jackrabbits have an average implied point total of 78.5 this season, which is 0.5 points lower than their implied total in Friday’s game (79).
  • South Dakota State will look to outscore its implied point total for this matchup (79) for the sixth time this season.
  • The average implied point total on the season for the Coyotes (75) is three more points than the team’s implied total in this matchup (72).
  • South Dakota is looking to outscore its implied point total for this matchup (72) for the fifth time this season.

Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.

South Dakota State and South Dakota Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 6.5+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Jackrabbits 6-5 3-3 7-4
Coyotes 5-7-1 3-2 7-4-2

Against The Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Last 5 Games

South Dakota State

South Dakota
Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
1/23/2021 North Dakota Win 85-74 1/30/2021 Omaha Win 97-93
1/22/2021 North Dakota Win 92-73 1/29/2021 Omaha Win 91-59
1/9/2021 Western Illinois Win 92-63 1/23/2021 Western Illinois Win 84-74
1/8/2021 Western Illinois Win 83-77 1/22/2021 Western Illinois Win 65-60
12/12/2020 South Dakota Loss 91-78 1/9/2021 UMKC Win 68-62

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