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Denver vs Oral Roberts 1/29/22 College Basketball Picks, Predictions, Odds

Oral Roberts Golden Eagles (14-7) vs. Denver Pioneers (8-15)
January 29, 2022 4:00 pm EDT
The Line: Denver Pioneers +7.5 / Oral Roberts Golden Eagles -7.5; Over/Under: -149.5
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The Oral Roberts Golden Eagles and Denver Pioneers meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Hamilton Gymnasium. The Oral Roberts Golden Eagles look for a win after winning seven of their last eight games. The Denver Pioneers need a win after losing five of their last eight games.

The Oral Roberts Golden Eagles are averaging 83 points on 45.9 percent shooting and allowing 70.3 points on 41.3 percent shooting. Max Abmas is averaging 22.9 points and 3.4 rebounds, while Issac McBride is averaging 10.9 points and 2.4 rebounds. Trey Phipps is dishing 1.4 assists and DeShang Weaver is grabbing 4.3 rebounds. The Oral Roberts Golden Eagles are shooting 39.2 percent from beyond the arc and 74.2 percent from the free throw line. The Oral Roberts Golden Eagles are allowing 29.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 38.4 rebounds per game.

The Denver Pioneers are averaging 69.1 points on 45.8 percent shooting and allowing 72.2 points on 44.2 percent shooting. KJ Hunt is averaging 15 points and 3.5 assists, while Jordan Johnson is averaging 11 points and 2.4 rebounds. Tevin Smith is the third double-digit scorer and Coban Porter is dishing 0.6 assists. The Denver Pioneers are shooting 35.7 percent from beyond the arc and 69.4 percent from the free throw line. The Denver Pioneers are allowing 33.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 29.7 rebounds per game.

The Golden Eagles are 12-5-1 ATS in their last 18 road games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Pioneers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Saturday games and 7-3 ATS in their last 10 home games. The over is 19-9 in Golden Eagles last 28 road games. The over is 7-3 in Pioneers last 10 overall. The underdog is 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.

The Oral Roberts Golden Eagles are far and away more consistent, and they win in the favorite by an average of 11.2 points. The Denver Pioneers are getting outscored on the season, don’t play a lick of defense, and they lose as an underdog by an average of 8.1 points. Oral Roberts should be able to control the pace here and pull away in the second half.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: Oral Roberts Golden Eagles -7.5

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