The South Dakota State Jackrabbits (16-4, 7-0 Summit) are 5.5-point favorites as they attempt to extend a three-game road winning streak when they visit the Western Illinois Leathernecks (12-6, 3-3 Summit) on Saturday, January 22, 2022 at Western Hall. The game airs at 3:00 PM ET. The over/under is 164 in the matchup.
South Dakota State vs. Western Illinois Predictions
South Dakota State vs. Western Illinois Betting Odds
|South Dakota State||-5.5||164 points|
South Dakota State vs. Western Illinois Last 10 Games
- South Dakota State has a 8-2 record straight-up in its last 10 matchups, while covering the spread six times in those games.
- The final score of the last 10 South Dakota State games has gone over the set total five times.
- The last 10 Jackrabbits games averaged 157.9 total points, 6.1 fewer points than this matchup’s point total.
- Across their last 10 games, the Jackrabbits have scored 3.8 fewer points per contest compared to their season-long scoring average.
- Western Illinois has a 6-4 record straight-up in its last 10 contests, while covering the spread four times in those games.
- The final scores of the past 10 Western Illinois games have gone over the set total six times.
- The last 10 Leathernecks games averaged 151.2 total points, 12.8 fewer points than this matchup’s point total.
- Across their past 10 games, the Leathernecks have scored 0.8 fewer points per contest compared to their 80.5 PPG season-long scoring average.
South Dakota State vs. Western Illinois Betting Trends
- South Dakota State has covered the spread 12 times over 19 games with a set spread.
- The Jackrabbits are 6-7 ATS when playing as at least 5.5-point favorites.
- South Dakota State games have finished with a final combined score above the over/under 11 times out of 19 chances this season.
- The 87.4 points per game the Jackrabbits average are 12.3 more points than the Leathernecks give up (75.1).
- South Dakota State has a 10-8 record against the spread and a 16-3 record overall when putting up more than 75.1 points.
- Western Illinois is 9-7-0 against the spread this year.
- The Leathernecks have an ATS record of 4-1 when playing as at least 5.5-point underdogs.
- This year, Western Illinois’ games have hit the over eight times out of 16 chances.
- The Leathernecks put up 5.1 more points per game (80.5) than the Jackrabbits give up (75.4).
- When it scores more than 75.4 points, Western Illinois is 7-2 against the spread and 8-3 overall.
South Dakota State vs. Western Illinois Over/Under Trends
- South Dakota State and its opponents have combined to hit the over on Saturday’s over/under of 164 points eight times this season.
- This season, six of Western Illinois’ games have finished with a combined score higher than 164 points.
- Together, the two teams combine for 167.9 points per game, 3.9 points more than the over/under of 164 for this game.
- The 150.5 points per game these two teams allow their opponents to score on average this season are 13.5 fewer than the 164 total in this contest.
- The Jackrabbits have seen a 158.7 average over/under in their games this season, 5.3 points fewer than the over/under in this contest.
- A difference of 13.4 points separates this contest’s over/under (164 points) and the average total points bet in Leathernecks’ games (150.6 points) this season.
South Dakota State Team Leaders
- Baylor Scheierman: 14.8 PTS, 8.9 REB, 1.5 STL, 50.5 FG%, 48 3PT% (47-for-98)
- Doug Wilson: 14.2 PTS, 55.1 FG%
- Zeke Mayo: 9.7 PTS, 51.9 FG%, 41.9 3PT% (31-for-74)
- Alex Arians: 8.5 PTS, 48.3 FG%, 49 3PT% (24-for-49)
- Noah Freidel: 18 PTS, 44.6 FG%, 40 3PT% (40-for-100)
Western Illinois Team Leaders
- Trenton Massner: 16.6 PTS, 1.6 STL, 44 FG%, 36.5 3PT% (31-for-85)
- Colton Sandage: 13.9 PTS, 1.3 STL, 42.7 FG%, 35.7 3PT% (41-for-115)
- Luka Barisic: 13.4 PTS, 40.6 FG%, 27 3PT% (30-for-111)
- Will Carius: 16.9 PTS, 41.4 FG%, 41.7 3PT% (60-for-144)
- Tamell Pearson: 9.7 PTS, 59.3 FG%
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