North Dakota vs Western Illinois: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 29, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 29, 2021

The Western Illinois Leathernecks will look to end a six-game losing streak when they hit the road to take on the North Dakota Fightin’ Hawks on Friday, January 29 at Betty Engelstad Sioux Center as  underdogs. The contest airs at 8:30 PM ET. The matchup has a point total of .

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 29, 2021, 2:15 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

North Dakota Betting Information

  • North Dakota has managed to cover the spread in less than half its games this season, amassing a record of 4-8 against the spread.
  • When favored by at least 5 points, the Fightin’ Hawks are 0-1 against the spread in 2020-21.
  • 6 of 12 North Dakota games this season (50%) resulted in a total greater than the contest’s over/under.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

North Dakota Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Filip Rebraca 17 16.5 6.8 1.1 0.7 0.8 0.6
Caleb Nero 17 8.7 1.7 2.0 0.6 0.0 1.1
Tyree Ihenacho 14 8.4 4.8 3.9 1.7 0.3 0.8
Mitchell Sueker 17 7.4 4.1 0.8 0.2 0.2 0.3
Ethan Igbanugo 17 7.1 1.9 1.5 0.5 0.1 1.4

Western Illinois Betting Information

  • Western Illinois has consistently covered the spread this season with a record ATS of 5-4-1.
  • In 10 games this season, Western Illinois has hit the over in exactly half of their games.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Western Illinois Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Tamell Pearson 13 12.8 7.0 1.3 0.3 0.8 0.0
Will Carius 13 11.9 4.9 1.4 0.8 0.8 2.1
Justin Brookens 13 8.3 1.8 1.8 0.2 0.0 1.2
Rod Johnson 13 8.3 5.8 1.5 0.6 0.4 0.7
Adam Anhold 6 7.8 4.5 0.8 0.2 1.2 0.3

Total Facts

  • In North Dakota’s matchups this season, the Fightin’ Hawks and their opponents have gone over Friday’s point total of 140.5 points nine times (64.3% of opportunities).
  • Eight Western Illinois games this year (66.7% of its matchups) ended with a final score higher than Friday’s point total of 140.5 points.
  • The Fightin’ Hawks average 65.2 points per game against the Leathernecks’ 69.4, totaling 5.9 points under the matchup’s point total of 140.5.
  • This game’s total is 11.8 fewer points than the 152.3 these two teams combine to give up per game in 2020-21.
  • This season the average total for Fightin’ Hawks games is 139.4 points, 1.1 fewer than the over/under of 140.5 points for this contest.
  • The over/under for this matchup is 7.1 points fewer than the average over/under in Leathernecks games this season (147.6 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/15/2020 North Dakota Western Illinois -1 153.5 -119 -104 Regular Season 86-83 NO DAK
1/25/2020 N/A North Dakota N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 83-77 NO DAK
2/1/2019 N/A Western Illinois N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 74-73 NO DAK
1/12/2019 N/A North Dakota N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 71-65 NO DAK

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