The South Dakota State Jackrabbits (11-5) hit the road in Summit play against the North Dakota State Bison (10-9) on Friday, February 19, 2021 at 8:30 PM ET. The Jackrabbits are 1.5-point favorites in the game, the second matchup between the squads this season. The over/under for the matchup is set at 142.5.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 19, 2021, 2:17 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Bison (+1.5)

The model has the Bison as 0.3-point favorites in this one despite the opposite prediction from DraftKings. However, the margin between the two lines is only 1.8 points.

Pick OU:
Over (142.5)

In this game, the model projects a total (144.0 points) a little higher than the DraftKings over/under (142.5 points).

Prediction: North Dakota State 73, South Dakota State 72

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 79.1 this season, which is 7.1 points higher than their implied total in Friday’s game (72).
  • This season, South Dakota State has scored more than its implied point total for this matchup (72) 12 times.
  • The average implied point total on the season for the Bison (71.5) is 0.5 more points than the team’s implied total in this matchup (71).
  • North Dakota State will aim to outscore its implied point total for this matchup (71) for the ninth time this season.

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

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South Dakota State and North Dakota State Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 1.5+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Jackrabbits 8-7 5-6 10-5
Bison 12-7 7-5 9-10

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

Last 5 Games

South Dakota State

North Dakota State
Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
2/14/2021 Oral Roberts Win 95-80 2/6/2021 Oral Roberts Loss 80-74
2/13/2021 Oral Roberts Loss 103-86 2/5/2021 Oral Roberts Win 61-54
2/6/2021 South Dakota Win 89-78 1/30/2021 UMKC Loss 49-47
2/5/2021 South Dakota Loss 64-56 1/29/2021 UMKC Win 71-67
1/23/2021 North Dakota Win 85-74 1/23/2021 Denver Win 84-58

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