- The North Dakota State Bison have -300 odds to beat the Montana State Bobcats.
- North Dakota State has -115 odds to cover a 7.5-point spread.
FRISCO, Texas – The FCS Championship game is set and the North Dakota State Bison will go up against the Montana State Bobcats. This will be Montana State’s second appearance in the FCS Championship game in history. As for North Dakota State, they have a chance to win their ninth FCS title since 2011.
With that, legal online sportsbooks are heavily in favor of North Dakota State walking away with a win in this one.
North Dakota State Vs. Montana State Odds
- North Dakota State Moneyline: (-300)
- Montana State Moneyline: (+250)
- Spread: North Dakota State -7.5 (-115)
- Total: 42.5 Points
Both teams finished their seasons with impressive records as the Bison went 13-1 and finished in first place in the Missouri Valley Football Conference. Montana State finished one game behind with a 12-2 record and in second place in the Big Sky Conference.
Going back to North Dakota State’s championship resume, they have yet to lose an FCS Championship appearance. Since 2011, they have won eight FCS Championships. In the two years where they did not win (2017, 2020) they were playoff teams and were eliminated in the semifinals.
Can The Bobcats Keep Up?
Although North Dakota State’s CFB odds are powerhouses of the FCS, the Bobcats should not be counted out on the spread. Montana State has the best record against the spread this season at 10-3. They are 3-0 against the spread in the FCS playoffs as well. Also, as an underdog this season, the Bobcats have gone 3-0 ATS as well.
As for the Bison, they were far behind at a 7-6 record against the spread and have gone 2-1 ATS during their playoff run.
With everything on the line in this one, taking Montana State to keep things close is a smarter move than some might think. The game is set for Saturday at 12:00 p.m. EST in Frisco, Texas at Toyota Stadium.
Samuel has been writing professionally for 4 years. He comes from a sports writing background where he enjoys writing mostly about basketball and football both professional and collegiate. He is a recent graduate of Florida State University where he majored in Editing, Writing and Media with a minor in Communications. During his free time, you can find him watching or playing sports as well as playing videogames and listening to music.