Looking to win big? The Tommies and Bison face off at 8:00 ET on Summ. The Bison are hosting the game at Scheels Center in Fargo, ND. In this Summit matchup, St. Thomas (MN) is favored bt -1.5 vs. North Dakota State. The over/under for the game is 137.5 points.


The Pick: North Dakota State Bison +1.5

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


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 87-61 in favor of the Bison.
  • Not only will North Dakota State pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +1.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 137.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 148 points.

Will St. Thomas (MN) Secure A Victory as Road Favorites?

After playing 27 games, St. Thomas (MN) has a record of 17-10. On the road, the Tommies are 6-7, while at home they are 8-3. Heading into their game against North Dakota State, St. Thomas (MN) has a 14-10 ATS record. On the road, the Tommies have gone 9-4 vs. the spread, while at home they are 5-6 ATS.

St. Thomas (MN) comes in with an over/under record of 11-13-0 through 27 games, with their games averaging a combined 137.3 points per game so far. The Tommies’ last five games have culminated with an average of 148 points per game and an over/under record of 3-2.

The St. Thomas (MN) offense is coming off a game in which they scored 83 points vs. South Dakota. Overall their field goal percentage was 50.8% while connecting on 9 threes. In terms of offense, the Tommies have a season-long field goal percentage of 47%, putting them 80th in the NCAA. Regarding three-pointers, they are ranked 141st in percentage and 40th in three-pointers made.

Coming into today’s game, the St. Thomas (MN) defense is giving up an average of 65.3 points per contest. In their most recent game, the St. Thomas (MN) defense struggled to defend the three-point line, as South Dakota knocked down 9 three-pointers on their way to 80 points.

Can North Dakota State Grab a Win at Home?

North Dakota State enters their game against St. Thomas (MN) with a 13-14 overall record. On the road, the Bison have a 5-11 record, while they are 5-3 at home. Currently sitting at 9-15, North Dakota State has an ATS record that falls below .500. In their last five games, the team has a 2-3 record vs. the spread.

North Dakota State’s games have, on average, featured 151 points per game leading to an over/under record of 14-10-0. Their average over/under line is currently 144.6 points so far. The Bison’s last five games have culminated with an average of 143 points per game and an over/under record of 2-3.

Compared to their season average of 76.4 points per game, North Dakota State struggled in their previous game. Against Denver, the Bison scored 71 points while finishing with a field goal percentage of 45.8%. Tajavis Miller led the scoring for the Bison, contributing 21 points. Additionally, Jacari White chipped in with 13 points.

At this time, the Bison’s defense is positioned 240th in the country, permitting 74.6 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, North Dakota State’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 42.5% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 33.1% this season.