Oral Roberts Golden Eagles vs. Denver Pioneers ATS Odds

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The Oral Roberts Golden Eagles (10-19, 4-8 Summit) will travel to Magness Arena to square off with the Denver Pioneers (12-14, 6-6 Summit) in their home finale. The games Over/Under (O/U) opened at 141 points with Denver set as a 5.5-point favorite. Action begins at 3 p.m. ET on Sunday, February 18, 2018.

Oral Roberts Golden Eagles vs. Denver Pioneers Betting Preview

The last time the Golden Eagles played, they lost big to the South Dakota Coyotes, 85-67. Javan White had a solid game for Oral Roberts, leading the team in scoring with 15 points on 4-for-11 shooting. South Dakota had a turnover percentage of 8.2 (better than their season average of 14.4). Oral Roberts, on the other hand, had a much better offensive rebounding percentage (41.5 vs. 27.6). The Pioneers hope to keep it rolling after topping the Omaha Mavericks in their last contest, 94-78. With 28 points on 10-for-12 shooting, Joe Rosga was the games leading scorer. The Pioneers had a phenomenal offensive rebounding percentage of 40.0 (above their season average of 30.9) and had an effective field goal percentage of 0.678 (above their season average of 0.539). The upper-echelon offense of Denver will battle against the porous defense of Oral Roberts. The Pioneers rank 55th in effective field goal percentage (0.545), while the Golden Eagles are 299th in effective field goal percentage allowed (0.534). The Pioneers should have the advantage on that end of the court. Also, the Golden Eagles rank fifth in offensive rebounding percentage (36.9 percent), while the Pioneers rank 31st in defensive rebounding percentage (75.6 percent). Of Oral Roberts 24 games with betting action, 15 have finished over the projected point total, while 12 of Denver’s 23 games have finished over the O/U total. The Pioneers have the significant advantage straight up (SU) (12-14 vs. 10-19), but both teams have comparable against the spread (ATS) records. Denver is 10-12-1, while Oral Roberts is 11-13 ATS. These teams have already met once this season. The two teams combined to score 137 points in that game, which was under the projected point total of 142.5. The Pioneers won 73-64, covering as 9-point underdogs. The Pioneers dominated nearly every stat category in the game. They had a great free throw rate of 0.255 and a turnover percentage of 15.3. The Golden Eagles put up marks of 0.109 and 19.1, respectively, for those same stats. In the victory, Daniel Amigo led all scorers with 20 points.

Oral Roberts Golden Eagles at Denver Pioneers Free Prediction

Pick: SU Winner – Oral Roberts, ATS Winner – Oral Roberts, O/U – Over

Betting Notes:

  • The Golden Eagles rank 179th in steals per game (5.5) while the Pioneers rank 243rd (4.1).
  • On the road, Oral Roberts is 5-10 ATS with 9 overs and 6 unders.
  • Denver is 6-4 ATS at home with 5 overs and 5 unders.
  • Denver ranks 39th in assists allowed per game (11.3) while Oral Roberts ranks 255th (16.3).
  • The Pioneers rank ninth in rebounds allowed per game (30.3) while the Golden Eagles rank 155th (35.0).
  • Oral Roberts ranks 191st in three pointers allowed per game (22.9) while Denver ranks 268th (25.9).

Betting Trends:

  • Denver is 4-1 ATS with 4 overs and 1 under in their last five games.
  • Over their last five games, Oral Roberts is 1-4 ATS with 3 overs and 2 unders.
  • The Pioneers have outscored opponents by an average of 0.6 points in their last five games. For the season, Denver has lost by an average of 0.7 points.
  • During their last five games, the Golden Eagles have scored an average of 68.0 points per game (4.3 below their season average) and allowed an average of 80.6 points per game (2.9 above their season average).