Oral Roberts Golden Eagles at SMU Mustangs Free Prediction

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The Oral Roberts Golden Eagles (3-6) and the SMU Mustangs (5-3) battle at Moody Coliseum. The Golden Eagles will attempt to put an end to a five-game road losing streak. The game will air on ESPN 3 at 3 p.m. ET on Sunday, December 2, 2018.

Oral Roberts Golden Eagles at SMU Mustangs Betting Odds

Both teams were triumphant in their last game. The Mustangs dismantled the McNeese State Cowboys 91-59, while the Golden Eagles were victorious over the James Madison Dukes 78-69.

The Golden Eagles, who came into the game averaging an offensive rebounding percentage of 29.0, had a ridiculous mark of 37.1 and held the Dukes to an effective field goal percentage of 0.396 (below their season average of 0.535). The Mustangs, on the other hand, had a phenomenally low turnover percentage of 7.7 (better than their season average of 16.2) and had an offensive rebounding percentage of 51.5 (above their season average of 35.5). SMU was lifted by Jimmy Whitt Jr., who notched his zeroth triple-double of the year. He dominated, racking up 12 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists. Emmanuel Nzekwesi was a key piece for Oral Roberts with 22 points and 12 rebounds.

SMU appears to have the edge on the offensive side of the ball. The Mustangs rank 70th in offensive efficiency, while the Golden Eagles rank 328th in defensive efficiency since the 2017-18 season. Furthermore, the Golden Eagles, who rank 15th in offensive rebounding percentage (35.0 percent), will face off against the Mustangs, who rank 292nd in defensive rebounding percentage (69.1 percent).

Oral Roberts Golden Eagles at SMU Mustangs ATS Pick

Free College Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Smu, ATS Winner – SMU, O/U – Over

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • Oral Roberts ranks 45th in rebounds per game (38.4) while SMU ranks 248th (33.9).
  • The Mustangs average 23.1 three pointers per game, which ranks 119th in the nation. The Golden Eagles rank 212th in three pointers allowed per game (22.8).
  • Oral Roberts averages 3.6 blocks per game, which is ranked 120th in the country. SMU ranks 140th in blocks allowed per game (3.3).
  • The Mustangs rank 104th in assists per game (14.5) while the Golden Eagles rank 306th in assists allowed per game (16.4).
  • SMU ranks 38th in steals per game (7.5) while Oral Roberts ranks 234th (5.4).