Milwaukee Panthers at UMKC Kangaroos ATS Prediction

Victor TrejosBasketball, College Basketball

The UMKC Kangaroos (3-7) welcome the Milwaukee Panthers (2-8) to Municipal Auditorium. The Kangaroos will try to snap their six-game losing streak. Action begins at 7 p.m. ET on Thursday, December 13, 2018.

Milwaukee Panthers vs. UMKC Kangaroos Betting Odds

Both teams got blown out in their last game. The Kangaroos fell to the Loyola Chicago Ramblers, 76-45, while the Panthers were defeated by the Boston College Eagles, 73-53.

Milwaukee had a better turnover percentage (10.2 vs. 10.2) while UMKC had a better turnover percentage (17.6 vs. 18.4). UMKC rallied around Brandon McKissic, who finished with 15 points. Darius Roy, meanwhile played a pivotal role for Milwaukee with 15 points and six assists.

Roy has been superb as of late for Milwaukee, averaging 0 points over the last five games.

Second-chance opportunities might be few and far between for Milwaukee in this contest. The Panthers rank 267th in offensive rebounding percentage (26.1 percent), while UMKC ranks 98th in defensive rebounding percentage (73.4 percent).

Milwaukee Panthers vs. UMKC Kangaroos Odds Pick

Prediction: SU Winner – UMKC, O/U – Under

Betting Notes:

  • UMKC ranks 12th in steals per game (9.0) while Milwaukee ranks 238th (4.2).
  • The Kangaroos average 2.9 blocks per game, which ranks 139th in the country. The Panthers rank 180th in blocks allowed per game (4.3).
  • UMKC ranks 228th in assists per game (11.4) while Milwaukee ranks 251st (10.3).
  • The Kangaroos average 24.0 three pointers per game, which ranks 90th in the country. The Panthers rank 249th in three pointers allowed per game (25.9).
  • Milwaukee ranks 102nd in rebounds per game (37.2) while UMKC ranks 221st in rebounds allowed per game (37.2).

Bettings Trends:

  • During their last five games, the Kangaroos have scored an average of 68.6 points per game (1.6 below their season average) and allowed an average of 86.6 points per game (9.8 above their season average).
  • The Panthers\u2019 average margin of defeat in their last five games has been 6.4, down from 8.2 for the season.