Planning on watching today’s Roos and Coyotes game? Catch the action at Sanford Coyote Sports Center in Vermillion, SD, as the Coyotes hosts this showdown at 8:00 ET on Summ. Kansas City is favored by -2.5 in this Summit conference showdown. The game’s over/under is currently at 147.5 points.

KANSAS CITY ROOS VS SOUTH DAKOTA COYOTES BETTING PICK

The Pick: South Dakota Coyotes +2.5

This game will be played at Sanford Coyote Sports Center at 8:00 ET on Thursday, February 22nd.

WHY BET THE SOUTH DAKOTA COYOTES:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-69 in favor of the Coyotes.
  • Not only will South Dakota pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +2.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 147.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 145 points.

Can Kansas City Grab a Win on the Road?

As they prepare for their 28th game of the season, Kansas City holds a 12-15 record. In their 13 away games, the Roos have gone 3-10, while at home they are 6-5. Before today’s game, Kansas City holds a 12-12 ATS record. In their last ten games, Kansas City has covered the spread in 4 of them, going 4-1 ATS.

Up to this point, games involving Kansas City have had an average of 143.2 points per game, with the average over/under line set at 140.2 points. Their over/under record is 12-11-1. The Roos have an over/under record of 1-2 in their last three games, with their games averaging 136 points per game.

In their previous game, the Roos’ offense finished with 72 points, which is right in line with their current average of 71.9 points per contest. On the offensive front, the Roos have a season-long field goal percentage of 42%, ranking 314th nationally. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 208th in terms of percentage and 69th in three-pointers made.

At this time, the Roos’ defense is positioned 125th in the country, permitting 70.3 points per game. Kansas City will look once again to perform well on defense, holding South Dakota State to just 38% shooting in their most recent game.

Can South Dakota Pull Out the Win as Home Underdogs?

This will be South Dakota’s 28th game of the season and they come into it with a 10-17 record. On the road, the Coyotes have gone 4-11, and they are 3-6 at home this season. In terms of South Dakota’s performance against the spread, they come into today’s game with a 12-12 ATS record. In their past five games, the team has a solid 4-1 ATS record.

South Dakota comes in with an over/under record of 13-11-0 through 27 games, with their games averaging a combined 156.2 points per game so far. The Coyotes have an over/under record of 3-0 in their last three games, with their games averaging 171 points per game.

South Dakota’s offense is coming off a strong performance vs. St. Thomas (MN), finishing the game with a total of 80 points. Their season average is now 76.4 points per game. Offensively, the Coyotes hold a season-long field goal percentage of 45%, placing them 162nd in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 49th in terms of percentage and 137th in three-pointers made.

Coming into the game, South Dakota will be looking to improve their defense, as they are currently giving up 79.1 points per game (313rd). The South Dakota defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 83 points and allowed St. Thomas (MN) to connect on 9 threes.