Oral Roberts vs. Nebraska Omaha - 1/14/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Nebraska Omaha Mavericks (7-9) at Oral Roberts Golden Eagles (8-8)
College Basketball: Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 8:00 pm (Mabee Center)
The Line: Oral Roberts Golden Eagles -6.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Omaha Mavericks and Oral Roberts Golden Eagles play Wednesday at the Mabee Center.
The Omaha Mavericks have lost three straight games and will play their 10th true road game. On the season, Omaha is averaging 76.9 points on 42.4 percent shooting and is allowing 78.5 points on 46.8 percent shooting. CJ Carter is averaging 15.4 points and 2.4 rebounds while Devin Patterson is averaging 13 points and 4.6 assists. Marcus Tyus is shooting 47.9 percent from the field and Mike Rostampour is grabbing 7.9 rebounds. The Omaha Mavericks are a loaded offensive team that has five players averaging double-digit points while they’re shooting 69.2 percent from the line and 32.9 percent from downtown. Defensively, Omaha is allowing teams to shoot 37.2 percent from deep and has given up 75 or more points in five straight games.
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The Oral Roberts Golden Eagles have won four of their last five games and play their second home game of 2015. On the season, Oral Roberts is averaging 64.7 points on 38.4 percent shooting and is allowing 68.5 points on 43.8 percent shooting. Obi Emegano is averaging 17 points and 2.4 assists while Korey Billbury is averaging 14.1 points and 7.2 rebounds. Denell Henderson is grabbing 5.2 rebounds and Bobby Word is shooting 35.9 percent from the field. The Oral Roberts Golden Eagles aren’t nearly as deep offensively with just two double-digit scorers while they’re shooting 73.3 percent from the line and 32.5 percent from downtown. Defensively, Oral Roberts is allowing 37 percent shooting from deep and has given up 61 or less points in four of its last six games.
The Mavericks are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 vs. Summit and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Golden Eagles are 1-8 ATS in their last 9 vs. Summit and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall.
Three of Omaha's last four losses have been decded by three or less points. The Mavs don't play much defense but can score with the best of them. When you have that going for you and are getting free points on top of that, take the points here with the road team.