North Dakota State Bisons vs UTRGV Vaqueros 11/15/2019 Odds, Picks and Spread
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
North Dakota State Bisons vs UTRGV Vaqueros 11/15/2019 – The UTRGV Vaqueros own a 1-1 record as they play at home and try to score their third straight win after dropping their opening game. They will be hosting North Dakota State who is currently at 1-1 and the Bisons are also coming from a win. The match will be this Friday, November 15 at 6:00 pm ET at the American Bank Center, Corpus Christi in Texas. The game can be viewed via live streaming at SofaScore. Basketball Betting Tips Over Under has North Dakota State prevailing over the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley in this matchup.
North Dakota State Bisons vs UTRGV Vaqueros 11/15/2019
North Dakota State Bisons
The Bisons had a rude awakening facing Kansas State on the opening night wherein they lost by 13 points. Since then, they whipped their next opponents with Mayville State losing by 40 points and winning by seven points over Cal Poly SLO Mustangs. Taylor Ward has been clicking with 16 points, 6.3 rebounds and 2.3 assists. His best scoring output was against Mayville with 21 points, five rebounds and four assists. Vinnie Shahid has been more consistent in contributing averaging 12 points per game but he only had six against Mayville. Other players like Sam Griesel, Odell Wilson and Tree Eady can also step up for the North Dakota State Bisons.
Players to Watch: T. Ward (16 PPG, 6.3 RPG, 2.3 APG), V. Shahid (12 PPG, 3.7 RPG, 3 APG, 1.3 SPG), S. Griesel (9.3 PPG, 7.3 RPG, 1.3 APG).
It has been a tale of two blowouts for Texas Rio Grande Valley. One they were on the losing end while the other one, they were on the winning side. During their win over the Howard Payne Yellow Jackets, Quinton Jhnson led the charge with 19 points while hitting five three-point shots. Jordan Jacson had 15 while Anthony Bratton and Javon Levi each had 10. Against North Dakota, the Vaqueros need to bring their three-point shooting to prevail in this game. One strength that Rio Grande showed was how they pressed the ball on the defensive end and forced the Yellow Jackets to 20 turnovers.
Players to Watch: J. Levi (14 PPG, 4 RPG, 6 APG, 4 SPG), Q. Johnson II (11 PPG, 4 RPG, 1 APG), J. Jackson (9.5 PPG, 3 RPG, 1.5 APG, 1 SPG).
North Dakota State Bisons vs UTRGV Vaqueros Betting Predictions
North Dakota State Bisons
Bisons are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
Vaqueros are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
North Dakota State Bisons vs UTRGV Vaqueros Betting Picks
Summary: The Bisons are expected to pick up their third win of the season on the road against North Dakota according to College Basketball Against The Spread. Taylor Ward will be the biggest threat for the Bisons but the depth and talent of North Dakota will be too much for the Vaqueros. It would take a lot of consistency from the Vaqueros in order for them to hold cour against North Dakota. Their players have to deliver when being called upon and if not, the Bisons will smell blood and try to open up the wound even further.
ATS: Both teams are at 4.5 across the spread with the Vaqueros having the +4.5 and Bisons are at -4.5.
TOTALS: They are given a total of 140.5 with the University of Texas Rio Grand Valley expected to go over while North Dakota State is under.
Score Prediction: 72-67, Bisons Win.