North Dakota Fighting Hawks at Oral Roberts Golden Eagles ATS Prediction 01/03/19

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The North Dakota Fighting Hawks (6-8, 0-1 Summit) will be at the Mabee Center to square off against the Oral Roberts Golden Eagles (5-11, 1-0 Summit) in a Summit matchup. Action begins at 8 p.m. ET on Thursday, January 3, 2019.

North Dakota Fighting Hawks at Oral Roberts Golden Eagles Betting Odds

In their last matchup, the Golden Eagles were blown out by the Missouri State Bears, 84-50, while the Fighting Hawks won big over the Northland LumberJacks, 104-48.

North Dakota dominated every facet of the game. They had a free throw rate of 0.308 and an effective field goal percentage of 0.646. For those same stats, Northland recorded marks of 0.097 and 0.339, respectively. Oral Roberts, meanwhile, had a better free throw rate (0.190 vs. 0.127). Kerwin Smith played well for Oral Roberts, recording 12 points and nine rebounds. Aanen Moody, meanwhile fueled North Dakota with 20 points.

Getting to the line might be scarce for Oral Roberts in this battle. The Golden Eagles rank 318th in the nation with a free throw attempt (FTA) rate of 0.178, while North Dakota ranks 74th in FTA rate allowed (0.206).

North Dakota vs. Oral Roberts Pick

Basketball Prediction: SU Winner – Oral Roberts, ATS Winner – North Dakota, O/U – Under

Betting Notes:

  • North Dakota ranks 89th in assists per game (13.8) while Oral Roberts ranks 190th in assists allowed per game (15.4).
  • The Fighting Hawks average 6.5 steals per game, which ranks 107th in the country. The Golden Eagles rank 143rd in steals allowed per game (7.1).
  • North Dakota is 36th in the country with 2.8 blocks allowed per game while Oral Roberts is 38th with 2.7 blocks allowed per game.

Bettings Trends:

  • During their last five games, the Golden Eagles have scored an average of 65.0 points per game (5.6 below their season average) and allowed an average of 76.0 points per game (1.4 below their season average).
  • The Fighting Hawks’ average margin of victory in their last five games has been 21.6, up from 4.2 for the season.