The Oral Roberts Golden Eagles (1-7), who are currently riding a seven-game losing streak, look to get back in the win column when they head to Jack Stephens Center to clash with the Little Rock Trojans (2-5). The games Over/Under (O/U) opened at 136.5 points with Little Rock set as a 4-point favorite. Tip-off is set for 4 p.m. ET on Saturday, December 2, 2017.
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In the Golden Eagles last contest, they were beaten by the Kansas State Wildcats, 77-68. Oral Roberts Javan White put up 14 points and 11 rebounds in the game. Kansas State held the Golden Eagles to an effective field goal percentage of 0.412 (below their season average of 0.480). Oral Roberts, meanwhile, did a great job of getting to and converting from the charity stripe (21-26; 80.8 percent).
The Trojans hope to keep it rolling after topping the Central Arkansas Bears in their last contest, 71-65. With 24 points on 8-for-13 shooting, Andre Jones was the top scorer from either team. Little Rock played a nearly perfect game. They had a superb free throw rate of 0.283 (above their season average of 0.216) and a turnover percentage of 12.3 (better than their season average of 21.5). For those same stats, Central Arkansas was 0.172 and 17.5, respectively.
In terms of the O/U total, these teams are complete opposites. Games featuring Oral Roberts have gone over 57.1 percent of the time, while Little Rock games have finished under 100.0 percent of the time. The Trojans hold the sizable advantage straight up (SU) (2-5 vs. 1-7), but the Golden Eagles have been superior against the spread (ATS) (3-4 vs. 1-1).
The Golden Eagles won the lone game against the Trojans last season, 63-48. The Golden Eagles dominated nearly every facet of the game. They had a solid free throw rate of 0.250 and an effective field goal percentage of 0.438. For those same stats, the Trojans recorded marks of 0.138 and 0.345, respectively.
Oral Roberts Golden Eagles at Little Rock Trojans Odds Prediction
Predictions: SU Winner – Little Rock, ATS Winner – Oral Roberts, O/U – Over
Betting Notes (2016-Present):
- The Trojans rank 126th in three pointers allowed per game (20.5) while the Golden Eagles rank 264th (23.3).
- Little Rock ranks 24th in blocks allowed per game (2.6) while Oral Roberts ranks 125th (3.3).
- Little Rock ranks 43rd in rebounds allowed per game (32.6) while Oral Roberts ranks 249th (37.1).
- The Trojans rank 129th in assists allowed per game (12.8) while the Golden Eagles rank 303rd (16.1).
- Little Rock ranks 64th in steals allowed per game (5.5) while Oral Roberts ranks 230th (6.9).