Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Tommies 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! St. Thomas (MN) is favored by -1.5 in this Summit conference matchup the against North Dakota State. The over/under for the game is set at 137.5 points.

ST. THOMAS (MN) TOMMIES VS NORTH DAKOTA STATE BISON BETTING PICK

The Pick: North Dakota State Bison +1.5

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

WHY BET THE NORTH DAKOTA STATE BISON:

  • 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 the Tommies Find a Way to Win in Fargo?

St. Thomas (MN) will be playing their 28th game of the season, coming in with a 17-10 record. The Tommies are 6-7 on the road and 8-3 at home. St. Thomas (MN) has a current ATS record of 14-10, which is above the .500 mark. In their last five games, they are 2-3 vs. the spread.

Looking at their over/under performance through 27 games, St. Thomas (MN) has an over/under record of 11-13-0, with their games averaging 137.3 points per game on average. When looking at the Tommies’ last three games, their over/under record is 3-0, with their games averaging 160 points per game.

In their latest game, St. Thomas (MN)’s offense looked good, scoring 83 points against South Dakota. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 50.8% and made 14/18 free throws. Raheem Anthony led the team in scoring, putting up 20 points. Additionally, Drake Dobbs contributed 18 points for the Tommies.

In the current season, the St. Thomas (MN) defense has excelled, sitting 29th in the nation by allowing 65.3 points per game. Against South Dakota in their most recent game, the St. Thomas (MN) defense gave up a total of 80 points while allowing South Dakota to hit 50% of their shots.

Can the Bison Pull Off a Home Win?

Heading into today’s game against St. Thomas (MN), North Dakota State has a 13-14 overall record. On the road, they are 5-11, while at home they are 5-3. North Dakota State currently has a sub-.500 ATS record at 9-15. In their last ten games, they have gone 2-3 vs. the spread.

North Dakota State comes in with an over/under record of 14-10-0 through 27 games, with their games averaging a combined 151 points per game so far. In the Bison’s last five games, the combined scoring average stands at 143 points per game, accompanied by an over/under record of 2-3.

In their recent matchup, the North Dakota State offense ended with 71 points against Denver. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 45.8% and made 8 threes. Tajavis Miller was the leading scorer for the Bison, putting up 21 points. In addition, Jacari White contributed 13 points.

The Bison’s defense is presently ranked 240th nationally, allowing an average of 74.6 points per contest. 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.