Betting on today’s Golden Eagles and Jackrabbits game? Catch the action at Frost Arena in Brookings, SD, as the Jackrabbits hosts this showdown at 4:00 ET on CBSS. The odds for this Summit conference game currently have South Dakota State as the -8 point favorite with the over/under line sitting at 154.5 points.
ORAL ROBERTS GOLDEN EAGLES VS SOUTH DAKOTA STATE JACKRABBITS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Oral Roberts Golden Eagles +8
This game will be played at Frost Arena at 4:00 ET on Saturday, February 10th.
WHY BET THE ORAL ROBERTS GOLDEN EAGLES:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-70 in favor of the Jackrabbits.
- Even though we have South Dakota State winning straight-up, we like Oral Roberts at +8.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 154.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 146 points.
Can Oral Roberts Lock in a Road Win?
Oral Roberts will look to snap their three-game losing streak on the road, where they have gone just 2-10 this season. They have a record of 11-12 overall, including a mark of 5-5 in the Summit Conference.
So far, the Golden Eagles have been the underdog in 12 of their 23 games, going just 3-9 in those contests. Their average scoring margin on the road this season is -9.1 points per game.
Oral Roberts has an ATS record of 10-10 this season and is 5-7 vs. the spread on the road. As the underdog, the Golden Eagles are 6-6 vs. the spread this year and have gone 1-2 in their last three games as the underdog. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, Oral Roberts has an ATS mark of 6-4.
Oral Roberts’ over/under record this season sits at 11-9 and their games have averaged 152.2 points. Today’s over/under line of 154.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games this season (149.4). Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total in those games is 158 points.
The Oral Roberts offense is coming off a game where they scored 63 points against St. Thomas (MN). They posted a field goal percentage of 36.9% and connected on 10 threes. The team’s scoring leader is Issac McBride, who holds an average of 20.4 as they head into today’s matchup. Additionally, Jailen Bedford is averaging 14.3 points per game this season.
Currently, the Golden Eagles’ defense holds the 256th rank in the nation, allowing 75.7 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 7.7 threes per game vs. South Dakota State. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 31.1%.
Can South Dakota State Secure a Home Victory?
South Dakota State has been a much better team at home this season, going 5-5 compared to 5-6 on the road. Over their last 10 home games, they are 7-3.
For the season, South Dakota State has been favored in 15 of their 24 games, going 8-7 in those contests. They come into this one with an overall record of 13-11.
South Dakota State has not been a good bet this season, going just 9-12 vs. the spread. They are just 3-7 vs. the spread when favored this season and have gone 0-3 vs. the spread in their last 3 home games. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Jackrabbits have gone just 3-7 vs. the spread.
This season, the over/under record for South Dakota State games is 12-9, and today’s over/under line of 154.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (146.9). So far, 13 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2.
The South Dakota State offense is coming off a game where they scored 70 points against South Dakota. They posted a field goal percentage of 41.1% and connected on 7 threes. Leading the team in scoring was William Kyle III with 16 points. Luke Appel also added 15 points for the Jackrabbits.
Coming into today’s game, the South Dakota State defense is giving up an average of 72.6 points per contest. In today’s game vs. Oral Roberts, the South Dakota State defense will be looking to do a better job avoiding putting opponents on the line. In their last game, South Dakota State made 17 free-throws vs. the Jackrabbits.