Western Illinois Vs South Dakota: NCAA Basketball Betting Lines, Odds And Trends – January 26, 2023

Written By Staff on January 25, 2023

The Western Illinois Leathernecks (12-8, 5-4 Summit) hope to extend a three-game win streak when they host the South Dakota Coyotes (9-11, 4-4 Summit) at 7:00 PM ET on Thursday, January 26, 2023 at Western Hall. Keep reading to find betting insights and statistics to help place a wager on the Leathernecks’ (-200 to win on the moneyline) contest against the Coyotes (+165).

The betting facts in this article reflect odds as of January 26, 2023 at 5:39 PM ET.

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Western Illinois vs South Dakota Betting Odds

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Western Illinois Offense Vs. South Dakota Defense

Western Illinois Offense Stats (Rank) South Dakota Defense
75.0 (111) Points/Gm 72.6 (268)
16.1 (132) Possessions/Game 16.0 (220)
46.1 (94) Field Goal % 45.0 (260)
32.2 (274) 3PT % 35.6 (280)
52.1 (127) Effective FG % 51.8 (272)
56.4 (96) True Shooting % 59.7 (317)

South Dakota Offense Vs. Western Illinois Defense

South Dakota Offense Stats (Rank) Western Illinois Defense
68.7 (250) Points/Gm 71.6 (240)
16.0 (139) Possessions/Game 16.1 (227)
42.7 (282) Field Goal % 46.8 (321)
40.3 (2) 3PT % 31.2 (68)
51.0 (180) Effective FG % 51.7 (265)
54.9 (166) True Shooting % 60.1 (321)

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Western Illinois Betting Insights

  • Western Illinois has won 10 games against the spread this season, while failing to cover or pushing seven times.
  • The Leathernecks have been favored by 4.5 points or more two times this season, and covered the spread in both.
  • In Western Illinois’ 17 games this season, the combined scoring has gone over the point total eight times.
  • The Leathernecks and their opponents have gone over 144 combined points in 10 of 17 games this season.
  • The average total in Western Illinois’ outings this year is 146.6, 2.6 more points than this game’s over/under.

South Dakota Betting Insights

  • South Dakota has compiled a 5-13-0 ATS record so far this season.
  • The Coyotes have been an underdog by 4.5 points or more seven times this season, and covered the spread in one of those games.
  • South Dakota and its opponents have combined to go over the point total eight out of 18 times this year.
  • Coyotes games this season have had a combined scoring total higher than 144 points in seven of 18 outings.
  • South Dakota’s matchups this season have a 141.2-point average over/under, 2.8 fewer points than this game’s total.

Western Illinois Key Players

  • The Leathernecks points and assists leader is Trenton Massner. He puts up 17.9 points per game and records 5.2 assists.
  • Western Illinois’ rebounding leader is Jesiah West, who averages 6.5 per game.
  • Massner is the top three-point shooter for the Leathernecks, connecting on 2.8 per game.
  • Western Illinois’ steals leader is Massner, who grabs 1.6 per game. West leads the team averaging 1.9 blocks an outing.

South Dakota Key Players

  • Kruz Perrott-Hunt owns the Coyotes top spot in scoring with 14.1 points per game and also tacks on 2.8 rebounds and 2.0 assists per contest.
  • Damani Hayes (7.1 rebounds per game) and A.J. Plitzuweit (2.5 assists per game) are the South Dakota leaders in rebounds and assists.
  • Plitzuweit leads the Coyotes in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 2.1 made threes per game.
  • Mason Archambault is a defensive force for South Dakota, leading the team in both steals (1.5 per game) and blocks (0.4 per game).
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