South Dakota State Jackrabbits vs. Omaha Mavericks: 3/6/2021 Matchup Betting Preview, Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on March 6, 2021

The South Dakota State Jackrabbits (15-6) host the Omaha Mavericks (5-19) as big, 14.5-point favorites after Doug Wilson went off for 20 points in the Jackrabbits 89-77 victory over UMKC. The matchup airs on ESPN+ at 6:45 PM ET on Saturday, March 6, 2021. The point total for the matchup is set at 154.5.

Betting Information

South Dakota State vs Omaha Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
South Dakota State -14.5 -110 -110 154.5 -110 -110 -1401 850

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Total Facts

  • In 11 of 21 games (52.4%) this year, the Jackrabbits and their opponents have scored at least this matchup’s point total of 154.5 points.
  • Omaha and its opponents have combined to score more than 154.5 points in eight of 24 games (33.3%) this season.
  • These teams average a combined 147.1 points per game, 7.4 fewer points than the total of 154.5 set for this matchup.
  • Opponents of these two teams have averaged a combined 150.5 points per game, 4.0 less than the over/under in this matchup.
  • The average point total in Jackrabbits games this year is 1.8 fewer points than the over/under of 154.5 in this matchup.
  • The average over/under for Mavericks games this year is 9.6 less points than the point total of 154.5 in this outing.

Scoring Betting Tips

  • The 79.9 points per game the Jackrabbits record are just 2.2 more points than the Mavericks give up (77.7).
  • South Dakota State is 10-3 overall and 6-0 against the spread when scoring more than 77.7 points.
  • Omaha has a 2-9 record against the spread and a 0-12 record overall when allowing more than 79.9 points.
  • The Mavericks put up 5.6 fewer points per game (67.2) than the Jackrabbits give up to opponents (72.8).
  • Omaha is 4-0 against the spread and 2-6 overall when it scores more than 72.8 points.
  • South Dakota State is 6-7 against the spread and 9-5 overall when it allows its opponents to score more than 67.2 points.
  • The Jackrabbits have totaled 149 more points than their opponents this season (7.1 per game on average), while the Mavericks have been out-scored by 253 total points (10.5 per game average differential).

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South Dakota State Betting Information

  • The Jackrabbits have been strong against the spread this season, earning an 11-8 record.
  • The Jackrabbits have covered half the time, going 2-2 against the spread when favored by at least 14.5 points.
  • In 12 of 19 (63.2%) contests this season, South Dakota State and its opponents have hit the total.

Omaha Betting Information

  • Omaha has covered the spread in fewer than half of its contests, going 8-15 ATS.
  • In the majority of Mavericks games this year, the teams have combined to hit the over (12 out of 23 games, 52.2%).

Head to Head

South Dakota State vs Omaha (Last 4 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/8/2020 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 81-64 SDKST
12/29/2019 Omaha -1 147.5 -117 -105 Regular Season 81-78 OMAHA
2/14/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 85-84 OMAHA
1/26/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 83-73 SDKST

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South Dakota State Leaders

  • Baylor Scheierman leads the Jackrabbits in rebounds and assists. Scheierman averages 14.7 points, 9.1 rebounds, and 3.7 assists per game.
  • Wilson leads South Dakota State in scoring, averaging 16.1 per game to go with 5.2 rebounds and 1.9 assists.
  • Noah Freidel provides the bulk of the Jackrabbits’ three-point shooting production. He connects on 2.7 threes per game to pace the team.
  • Wilson and Matt Dentlinger lead the Jackrabbits on the defensive end, with Wilson leading the team in steals averaging 1.3 per game and Dentlinger in blocks averaging 1.0 per contest.

Omaha Leaders

  • Marlon Ruffin is at the top of the Mavericks scoring leaderboard with 13.1 points per game. He also grabs 3.4 rebounds and racks up 1.4 assists per game.
  • The Mavericks’ leader in rebounds is Matt Pile with 8.7 per matchup, and their leader in assists is Ayo Akinwole with 3.0 per game.
  • Akinwole is the most prolific from deep for the Mavericks, hitting 1.5 threes per game.
  • Lamel Robinson (1.0 steal per game) is the steal leader for Omaha while Pile (1.3 blocks per game) is the block leader.
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