Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Coyotes versus the Mavericks? Tip off is at at 8:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on Summ. The game will be played at Baxter Arena in Omaha, NE. The odds for this Summit conference game currently have Omaha as the -8.5 point favorite with the over/under line sitting at 151.5 points.

SOUTH DAKOTA COYOTES VS OMAHA MAVERICKS BETTING PICK

The Pick: South Dakota Coyotes +8.5

This game will be played at Baxter Arena at 8:00 ET on Thursday, February 15th.

WHY BET THE SOUTH DAKOTA COYOTES:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-70 in favor of the Mavericks.
  • Even though we have Omaha winning straight-up, we like South Dakota at +8.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 151.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 146 points.

Will the Coyotes Win on the Road?

South Dakota enters this game as an underdog, as they have gone 2-14 in 16 games in this role this season. On the road, the Coyotes are 4-9, and they have lost five straight games away from home.

Overall, South Dakota has gone 10-15 this season, and they are currently on a five-game losing streak. In their last game, the Coyotes lost to South Dakota State by a score of 70-67.

South Dakota’s overall ATS record this season is 9-12, but they have gone 6-7 vs. the spread on the road. As the underdog, the Coyotes are 6-10 vs. the spread this year. Over their last 3 road games, South Dakota is 2-1 ATS.

South Dakota’s over/under record this season is 10-11 and the average scoring total in their games is 154 points. Today’s over/under line of 151.5 is similar to their average OU line of 149.5. So far, their games have finished with more points than today’s OU line in 13 of their 25 games. Over their last three games, their over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total in those games is 163 points.

In their latest game, South Dakota offense put up 67 points against South Dakota State. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 45.8% and made 8 threes. In terms of offense, the Coyotes have a season-long field goal percentage of 44%, putting them 217th in the NCAA. Regarding three-pointers, they are ranked 88th in percentage and 162nd in three-pointers made.

Coming into the game, South Dakota will be looking to improve their defense, as they are currently giving up 78.5 points per game (295th). South Dakota will look once again to perform well on defense, holding South Dakota State to just 41% shooting in their most recent game.

Can the Mavericks Grab a Win at Home?

Omaha will look to end their two-game losing streak when they take on South Dakota as 8.5-point favorites. So far this season, the Mavericks have a record of 12-14, including a 5-3 mark at home.

Over their last 10 games at home, Omaha has gone 8-2. In their most recent game, they lost to North Dakota State by a score of 81-79. For the year, they have been favored in seven games and have a record of 4-3.

As the favorite this season, Omaha has gone 4-3 vs. the spread. Overall, the Mavericks are 14-8 ATS and have gone 5-3 vs. the spread at home this year. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, Omaha is 7-3 ATS.

Omaha’s over/under record this season is 11-11 and the average over/under line in their games is 145.5. So far, 14 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line of 151.5. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average of 156 points scored.

The Mavericks’ offense wrapped up their last game with 79 points, aligning closely with their current season average of 74.9 points per contest. Leading the team in scoring was Frankie Fidler with 22 points. Nick Davis also added 12 points for the Mavericks.

Coming into today’s game, the Omaha defense is giving up an average of 72.2 points per contest. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Omaha’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 40.1% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 31.8% this season.