Omaha Mavericks at South Dakota Coyotes ATS Odds

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The Omaha Mavericks (9-18, 4-7 Summit) will travel to Sanford Coyote Sports Center to go head-to-head against the South Dakota Coyotes (23-6, 10-2 Summit) in their home finale. Action gets underway at 4:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, February 17, 2018, and it can be seen on ESPN Full Court.

Omaha Mavericks vs. South Dakota Coyotes Betting Preview

The last time the Mavericks played, they were beaten by the Denver Pioneers, 94-78. Daniel Norl had a good performance for Omaha, leading the team in scoring with 21 points on 9-for-12 shooting. Denver had an offensive rebounding percentage of 40.0 (above their season average of 30.9). Omaha, meanwhile, had a better turnover percentage (13.6 vs. 15.4). The Coyotes hope to maintain momentum after blowing out the Oral Roberts Golden Eagles in their last contest, 85-67. South Dakota rallied around Tyler Hagedorn, who was the games high scorer with 20 points on 9-for-10 shooting. The Coyotes had an absurdly low turnover percentage of 8.2 (better than their season average of 14.4) and had an effective field goal percentage of 0.598 (above their season average of 0.538). South Dakota could dominate on the offensive side of the ball as their prolific offense faces off against one of the nations worst defenses. The Coyotes rank 27th in offensive efficiency, while Omaha ranks 335th in defensive efficiency. Additionally, the Mavericks rank 320th in free throw attempt (FTA) rate (0.195), while the Coyotes rank 54th in opponents FTA rate (0.198). These teams have already met once this season. The Coyotes won 85-71. The Coyotes played a nearly perfect game. They had a ridiculous free throw rate of 0.356 and a phenomenal offensive rebounding percentage of 36.7. For those same stats, the Mavericks had marks of 0.138 and 19.4, respectively. Despite the loss, Zach Jackson had a standout performance with 18 points and six rebounds.

Omaha Mavericks at South Dakota Coyotes Free Prediction

Free Basketball Pick: SU Winner – South Dakota, ATS Winner – South Dakota, O/U – Over

Betting Notes:

  • The Coyotes rank 30th in steals allowed per game (5.1) while the Mavericks rank 115th (6.2).
  • South Dakota ranks 43rd in assists allowed per game (11.5) while Omaha ranks 217th (15.1).
  • The Coyotes rank 79th in rebounds per game (37.4) while the Mavericks rank 207th in rebounds allowed per game (36.3).
  • Omaha ranks 127th in three pointers attempted per game (22.5) while South Dakota ranks 240th (19.2).

Betting Trends:

  • The Coyotes average margin of victory in their last five games has been 21.6, up from 14.1 for the season.
  • During their last five games, the Mavericks have scored an average of 71.4 points per game (6.3 below their season average) and allowed an average of 80.0 points per game (3.5 below their season average).