Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Spartans and Bison. The game is starting at 8:00 ET on Summ, and it’s hosted by the Bison at Scheels Center in Fargo, ND. Get ready to place your bets! The over/under for this non-conference contest is set at 137.5 points, with the Bison being the favored team playing at home against the Spartans.
SAN JOSE STATE SPARTANS VS NORTH DAKOTA STATE BISON BETTING PICK
The Pick: North Dakota State Bison -2.5
This game will be played at Scheels Center at 8:00 ET on Monday, December 4th.
WHY BET THE NORTH DAKOTA STATE BISON:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Bison.
- Not only will North Dakota State pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -2.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 137.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.
Will the Spartans Find a Way to Win in Fargo?
Heading into their 10th game of the season, San Jose State has a 5-4 record. The Spartans are 1-3 on the road and 2-1 at home. San Jose State has a winning ATS record, sitting at 4-3. Over their last five games, the team is 2-2 vs. the spread.
San Jose State comes in with an over/under record of 4-3-0 through nine games, with their games averaging a combined 135.1 points per game so far. Looking at the Spartans’ last three games, their over/under record is 2-1 with their games averaging 144 points per game.
The San Jose State offense is coming off a game where they scored 58 points against Montana. They posted a field goal percentage of 44% and connected on 5 threes. The team’s scoring leader is Tibet Gorener, who holds an average of 13.8 as they head into today’s matchup. Additionally, Trey Anderson is averaging 13.2 points per game this season.
The Spartans’ defense is presently ranked 62nd nationally, allowing an average of 66.1 points per contest. In their previous game vs. Montana, the Grizzlies finished with a field goal percentage of 48% and a total of 75 points vs. San Jose State.
Taking a Look at the Bison Chances at Home
In their 9th game of the season, North Dakota State comes in with a 4-4 record. In their last five home games, including those from last year, North Dakota State has gone 1-4. Heading into today’s game, North Dakota State’s ATS record is 2-4. Last season, they went 5-8 vs. the spread when playing at home. Now, as they get ready for their first home game of the season, North Dakota State will look to improve upon that mark.
Looking at their over/under performance through eight games, North Dakota State has an over/under record of 4-2-0, with their games averaging 145.5 points per game on average. Over the course of the last five games, the Bison’s games have averaged 148 points per game, along with an over/under record of 0-3.
In their recent matchup, the North Dakota State offense ended with 65 points against San Jose State. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 39.3% and made 5 threes. The team’s scoring leader is Boden Skunberg, who holds an average of 15.6 as they head into today’s matchup. Additionally, Damari Wheeler-Thomas is averaging 14 points per game this season.
At present, the Bison’s defense is nationally ranked 191st, allowing 75.5 points per game. North Dakota State’s three-point defense is currently 69th in the country at 6.5 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 35.4% of their shots vs. North Dakota State.