South Dakota vs UMKC: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 8, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 8, 2021

The UMKC Kangaroos are  underdogs as they try to stop a four-game losing streak when they host the South Dakota Coyotes on Friday, January 8 at Swinney Recreation Center. The contest airs at 8:00 PM ET. The matchup has an over/under of  points.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 8, 2021, 2:14 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

South Dakota Betting Information

  • With a mark of 2-5, the Coyotes have a losing record against the spread this season.
  • The Coyotes have an even record against the spread when favored by at least 1.5 points, going 1-1 this season.
  • In 57.1% of their games this season (4/7), the Coyotes and their opponents have outscored the set over/under.

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

South Dakota Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Stanley Umude 10 22.1 7.4 2.5 0.3 0.3 2.1
A.J. Plitzuweit 10 15.8 4.3 4.0 0.8 0.1 1.6
Xavier Fuller 10 7.0 3.7 0.8 0.9 0.2 0.5
Mason Archambault 10 5.4 0.7 1.0 1.0 0.1 0.9
Tasos Kamateros 10 5.2 3.3 0.5 0.0 0.5 0.6

UMKC Betting Information

  • Over the course of this season, UMKC has come up with a balanced record of 2-2 ATS.
  • When playing as at least a 1.5-point underdog, the Kangaroos frequently have trouble covering with only a 0-1 record against the spread.
  • An even amount of UMKC’s 4 games this season have gone over the over/under.

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

UMKC Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Josiah Allick 11 15.5 6.8 1.1 1.3 0.5 0.5
Brandon McKissic 8 15.5 4.0 3.5 1.0 0.1 1.3
Marvin Nesbitt Jr. 6 12.2 7.2 2.8 2.7 1.0 0.7
Franck Kamgain 11 8.1 1.7 2.2 1.7 0.3 1.5
Hidde Roessink 5 7.6 4.0 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.8

Total Facts

  • South Dakota and its opponents have hit the over on Friday’s 131.5 total in six out of eight games (75%) this year.
  • In four out of UMKC’s six games this year (66.7%), the competing teams scored more points than the total in Friday’s matchup.
  • The Coyotes average 69.1 points per game against the Kangaroos’ 80.8, amounting to 18.4 points over the game’s total of 131.5.
  • This matchup’s total is 10.2 fewer points than the 141.7 these two teams combine to allow per game in 2020-21.
  • On average, the Coyotes have seen a 141 over/under in their games this season, 9.5 more points than the over/under in this matchup.
  • A difference of 19.2 points separates the average total points bet in Kangaroos games (150.7 points) and this matchup’s over/under (131.5 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
12/22/2019 South Dakota South Dakota -7.5 137 -355 +271 Regular Season 78-75 UMKC
12/8/2018 N/A South Dakota N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 65-63 UMKC

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