The Cal Poly Mustangs (0-1) will travel to the Scheels Center to square off with the North Dakota State Bison (1-1). Action starts at 2 p.m. ET on Monday, November 11, 2019.
Cal Poly Mustangs at North Dakota State Bison ATS Odds
In their last contest, the Bison dismantled the Mayville State Comets, 93-53, while the Mustangs fell to the Santa Clara Broncos, 77-63.
North Dakota State dominated every stat category in the contest. They had a free throw rate of 0.188 and an offensive rebounding percentage of 41.2. For those same stats, Mayville State had marks of 0.036 and 13.9, respectively. Cal Poly, on the other hand, had a better offensive rebounding percentage (25.0 vs. 22.6). North Dakota State’s Tyson Ward had a good game, recording 21 points and five rebounds. Cal Poly, meanwhile, was led by Kyle Colvin, who put up 11 points and seven rebounds.
The elite offense of North Dakota State will clash against the bottom-tier defense of Cal Poly. Since last season, the Bison offense ranks 58th in effective field goal percentage (0.537), while the Cal Poly defense ranks 275th in effective field goal percentage allowed (0.521). The Bison figure to have the advantage on that side of the ball. Furthermore, second chance points could be rare for the Mustangs. They rank 256th in the country in offensive rebounding percentage at 26.3 percent, while the Bison have been 28th-best on the defensive glass (defensive rebounding percentage of 75.6 percent).
Cal Poly vs. North Dakota State Betting Pick
Free College Basketball Pick: SU Winner – North Dakota State, ATS Winner – North Dakota State, O/U – Under
Betting Notes (2018-Present):
- North Dakota State ranks 72nd in rebounds allowed per game (33.2) while Cal Poly ranks 287th (38.1).
- The Bison rank 48th in three pointers attempted per game (26.0) while the Mustangs rank 124th (23.3).
- North Dakota State ranks 32nd in steals allowed per game (5.1) while Cal Poly ranks 57th (5.4).
- The Bison rank 88th in assists allowed per game (12.1) while the Mustangs rank 233rd (14.4).
- North Dakota State ranks 50th in blocks allowed per game (2.7) while Cal Poly ranks 171st (3.5).