North Dakota State vs Western Illinois: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 2, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 2, 2021

The North Dakota State Bison (2-6) visit the Western Illinois Leathernecks (2-5) after losing four straight road games. The Bison are favored by points in the matchup, which starts at 4:30 PM ET on Saturday, January 2, 2021. The matchup has a point total of .

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 2, 2021, 2:17 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

North Dakota State Betting Information

  • The Bison have played to a 6-2 record against the spread this season.
  • The Bison and their opponents have gone over the set total in only 3 of 8 games this season (37.5%).

North Dakota State Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Rocky Kreuser 8 12.9 5.9 1.8 0.5 0.8 1.8
Tyree Eady 7 11.6 6.0 0.9 0.9 0.3 1.0
Sam Griesel 8 10.4 6.8 3.6 0.6 0.1 0.6
Maleeck Harden-Hayes 7 9.3 4.7 0.7 0.4 0.0 1.4
Jarius Cook 8 8.5 3.9 1.0 0.3 0.1 1.1

Western Illinois Betting Information

  • With a 3-1-1 record ATS this season, the Leathernecks have outperformed expectations.
  • The Leathernecks and their opponents have regularly not covered the over/under this season, only reaching the over in 40% (2) of their five games played.

Western Illinois Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Tamell Pearson 7 12.7 8.4 1.3 0.1 1.1 0.0
Justin Brookens 7 12.0 1.6 1.7 0.0 0.0 2.0
Will Carius 7 11.9 6.4 1.4 1.1 1.0 2.4
Rod Johnson 7 8.3 5.4 1.7 0.6 0.4 0.7
Ramean Hinton 5 7.6 3.2 0.4 1.2 0.0 1.0

Total Facts

  • In 71.4% of Western Illinois’ games this season (5 of 7), the total points scored was more than Saturday’s 141-point over/under.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 136.2 points per game, 4.8 points fewer than the total of 141 for this matchup.
  • The 148 points per game these two teams allow their opponents to score on average this season are seven more than the 141 total in this contest.
  • On average, the over/under in Bison games is 7.5 points fewer than the over/under of 141 points in this matchup.
  • The over/under for this contest is 9.7 points fewer than the average over/under in Leathernecks games this season (150.7 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/30/2020 North Dakota State Western Illinois -9 149.5 -477 345 Regular Season 70-49 ND ST
1/2/2020 North Dakota State North Dakota State -12.5 148 -1000 636 Regular Season 94-74 ND ST
2/2/2019 N/A Western Illinois N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 78-76 ND ST
1/10/2019 N/A North Dakota State N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 85-69 ND ST

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