How to watch Nebraska Omaha vs. North Dakota State basketball game
By Scout Staff
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North Dakota State @ Nebraska Omaha
Current Records: North Dakota State 9-5; Nebraska Omaha 3-12
What to Know
The North Dakota State Bison won both of their matches against the Nebraska Omaha Mavericks last season (71-69 and 80-66) and are aiming for the same result Saturday. The Bison and Nebraska Omaha will face off in a Summit battle at 1 p.m. ET at Baxter Arena. The Mavericks will be strutting in after a win while North Dakota State will be stumbling in from a loss.
It was close but no cigar for North Dakota State as they fell 90-86 to the South Dakota State Jackrabbits last Thursday. That makes it the first time this season North Dakota State has let down their home crowd.
Meanwhile, Nebraska Omaha strolled past the North Dakota Fighting Hawks with points to spare on Thursday, taking the contest 98-82.
The Bison are the favorite in this one, with an expected 9.5-point margin of victory. The smart bettors have been the ones to keep their money on North Dakota State’s opponents whenever they hit the road.
North Dakota State is now 9-5 while the Mavericks sit at 3-12. A couple stats to keep an eye on: North Dakota State is stumbling into the game with the 355th fewest takeaways in college basketball, having accrued only 9.2 on average. Nebraska Omahas have had an even harder time: they are 15th worst in college basketball in takeaways, with only 10.6 on average. It’s possible one of these Achilles’ heels will wind up tripping the losing team up.
How To Watch
- When: Saturday at 1 p.m. ET
- Where: Baxter Arena — Omaha, Nebraska
- Follow: CBS Sports App
- Ticket Cost: $24.18
The Bison are a big 9.5-point favorite against the Mavericks, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 9.5-point spread, and stayed right there.
North Dakota State have won eight out of their last 13 games against Nebraska Omaha.
- Jan 09, 2021 – North Dakota State 80 vs. Nebraska Omaha 66
- Jan 08, 2021 – North Dakota State 71 vs. Nebraska Omaha 69
- Feb 29, 2020 – North Dakota State 87 vs. Nebraska Omaha 67
- Feb 05, 2020 – North Dakota State 86 vs. Nebraska Omaha 78
- Mar 12, 2019 – North Dakota State 73 vs. Nebraska Omaha 63
- Feb 23, 2019 – Nebraska Omaha 58 vs. North Dakota State 50
- Jan 02, 2019 – Nebraska Omaha 90 vs. North Dakota State 77
- Feb 24, 2018 – North Dakota State 84 vs. Nebraska Omaha 62
- Jan 25, 2018 – North Dakota State 73 vs. Nebraska Omaha 58
- Feb 25, 2017 – Nebraska Omaha 96 vs. North Dakota State 92
- Dec 31, 2016 – North Dakota State 82 vs. Nebraska Omaha 70
- Feb 13, 2016 – Nebraska Omaha 76 vs. North Dakota State 69
- Jan 07, 2016 – Nebraska Omaha 91 vs. North Dakota State 82