Purdue Fort Wayne vs. Nebraska-Omaha - 2/20/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds & Prediction

Purdue Fort Wayne vs. Nebraska-Omaha - 2/20/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds & Prediction Photo by Jacob Snow-USA TODAY Sports

Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks at Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons

Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 7:00 PM (Hilliard Gates Sports Center)

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The Omaha Mavericks and Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons meet Thursday in college basketball action at the Hilliard Gates Sports Center.

The Omaha Mavericks need a win after losing six of their last nine games. The Omaha Mavericks are averaging 73.9 points on 45.3 percent shooting and allowing 76.6 points on 44.8 percent shooting. KJ Robinson is averaging 15.3 points and 2.2 rebounds while JT Gibson is averaging 13.5 points and 2.8 rebounds. Matt Pile is the third double-digit scorer and Zach Thornhill is grabbing 3.8 rebounds. The Omaha Mavericks are shooting 34.7 percent from beyond the arc and 71.2 percent from the free throw line. The Omaha Mavericks are allowing 36 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.1 rebounds per game. The Omaha Mavericks have lost four straight road games.

The Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons need a win after splitting their last six games. The Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons are averaging 69.5 points on 43.5 percent shooting and allowing 71 points on 45.3 percent shooting. Jarred Godfrey is averaging 15.8 points and 4.4 rebounds while Brian Patrick is averaging 11.8 points and 3.6 rebounds. Matt Holba is dishing 1.2 assists and Deonte Billups is grabbing 4.8 rebounds. The Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons are shooting 33.1 percent from beyond the arc and 67.2 percent from the free throw line. The Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons are allowing 34.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.5 rebounds per game. The Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons have split their last six home games.

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The road team is 3-0-1 ATS in the last 4 meetings. The underdog is 13-1-2 ATS in the last 16 meetings.

The Omaha Mavericks have won each of the last five meetings against Fort Wayne, including the matchup a few weeks ago, but they're losing on the road by an average of 14.8 points while shooting 40.6 percent from the field. The Omaha Mavericks are also just 4-8-1 ATS on the road. The Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons win at home by an average of 8.2 points while shooting 45.3 percent from the field. In a near toss up contest, I'll side with Fort Wayne on its home court. 

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Randy’s Pick Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons -1

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