|Game||CSU Northridge Matadors vs North Dakota State Bison|
|Date & Time||Wednesday December 11, 2019, 10:00 PM (EST)|
Matadome Northridge, CA
NDSU -2.5 O/U 140.5
The North Dakota State Bison are set to visit Matadome in Northridge, California for a non-conference clash against the CSU Northridge Matadors. The North Dakota State Bison come into this matchup with a 6-4 record, and they will be looking to continue their success after winning their recent home game against the East Tennessee State Buccaneers, 78-68. Leading the way for the North Dakota State Bison was senior guard Tyson Ward as he recorded 17 points and 9 rebounds. Junior forward Rocky Kreuser had a productive outing for the Bison as he pitched in 17 points and 7 rebounds.
The North Dakota State Bison had a good shooting game against the East Tennessee State Buccaneers as they connected on 22 of their 48 field goal attempts (45.8%), but they were slightly worse from behind the three-point line (38.1%). The North Dakota State Bison won the turnover battle against the East Tennessee State Buccaneers (15-13), and they edged out the Buccaneers in the rebounding department (30-29).
The CSU Northridge Matadors come into this matchup with a 2-8 record, and they will be looking to rebound after dropping their recent road game against the Portland State Vikings, 73-67. Leading the way for the CSU Northridge Matadors was junior guard Terrell Gomez as he recorded 21 points and 5 rebounds. Joining Gomez in the backcourt was freshman guard Brandan Harrick who had a productive outing for the Matadors with 18 points.
The CSU Northridge Matadors had a solid shooting game against the Portland State Vikings as they connected on 26 of their 60 field goal attempts (43.3%), but they were slightly worse from behind the three-point line (33.3%). The CSU Northridge Matadors won the turnover battle against the Portland State Vikings (15-13), but they were dominated by the Vikings in the rebounding department (48-35).
Recent Betting Trends
- Bison are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 road games.
- Under is 5-1 in Bison last 6 overall.
- Matadors are 9-4 ATS in their last 13 home games.
- Under is 7-0 in Matadors last 7 Wednesday games.
North Dakota State was able to make the NCAA Tournament last season and give Duke a good game through the 1st half, and they once again have a perfect formula in place to return to the postseason. The Bison have been very good on the defensive side of the court this season as they are holding their opponents to an average of 62.6 PPG. North Dakota State hasn’t been a high-scoring team this season, but CSU Northridge has been one of the worst defensive teams in the country as they are allowing an average of 84.2 PPG. North Dakota State shouldn’t have much of a problem scoring the basketball on the Matadors, but the biggest difference will be their defensive effort. Final Score Prediction, North Dakota State Bison win and cover ATS 74-67.