Oral Roberts vs. Oakland - 11/27/17 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Oakland Grizzlies (2-3) at Oral Roberts Golden Eagles (1-5)
College Basketball: Monday, November 27, 2017 at 8:00 pm (Mabee Center)
The Line: Oral Roberts Golden Eagles +6.5 -- Over/Under: 151.5 See the Latest Odds
The Oakland Golden Grizzlies faceoff with the Oral Roberts Golden Eagles in Monday college basketball.
The Oakland Golden Grizzlies have dropped three in a row after beginning the 2017-18 campaign 2-0. Oakland comes off of a 102-59 loss to the #2 Kansas Jayhawks as a 21 point underdog on Friday. Oakland fell behind 55-25 and continued to fall further behind until the final horn sounded. Kansas burned the nets at 55.7% and Oakland connected at 33% with 20 turnovers.
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The Jayhawks had too many scoring options with seven surpassing the ten point barrier while the Golden Grizzlies had two. Kendrick Nunn led the Oakland offense with a contest high 23 points and five pulls on 10-21 from the field with Jalin Hayes adding 14 points and five pulls while Martez Walker chipped in with seven points and four yanks.
The Oral Roberts Golden Eagles have been struggling at both ends of the floor to kickoff the season and the result is five consecutive losses capped off by an 86-48 defeat at the hands of the Penn State Nittany Lions as a 21.5 point underdog where a 38-19 deficit at the half ended this from a competitive stand point. Penn fired away at 56.1% with the Golden Eagles hitting at 33.3% for a difference of 13 baskets.
The Nittany Lions had four players score in double figures while the Golden Eagles had one. Emmanuel Nzekwesi was Oral top scorer at eleven points and a team high six rebounds on 5-10 from the floor with Jontray Harris adding nine points and four yanks while Sam Kearns scored eight points and committed eight turnovers.
Oakland are 9-4 ATS in their last 13 games overall and over is 43-20-1 in Oakland last 64 vs. Summit and Oakland are 35-17-2 ATS in their last 54 road games. Over is 8-1 in Oral Roberts last 9 home games and Oral Roberts are 1-6-1 ATS in their last 8 games overall and Oral Roberts are 2-8 ATS in their last 10 Monday games. Road team is 7-2 ATS in the last 9 meetings.
Oakland has been really bad but this looks like a good spot to get the win to me…