Nebraska Omaha @ Oral Roberts
Current Records: Nebraska Omaha 2-11; Oral Roberts 8-6
What to Know
The Oral Roberts Golden Eagles won both of their matches against the Nebraska Omaha Mavericks last season (95-83 and 86-75) and are aiming for the same result Saturday. Oral Roberts and Nebraska Omaha will face off in a Summit battle at 8 p.m. ET at Mabee Center. The Golden Eagles are out to keep their three-game home win streak alive.
On Thursday, Oral Roberts wrapped up 2021 with an 83-66 victory over the Denver Pioneers.
Meanwhile, Nebraska Omaha was expected to lose against the Western Illinois Leathernecks last Wednesday, but instead they received a nice stocking stuffer. Nebraska Omaha secured an 84-78 W over WIU.
Oral Roberts is the favorite in this one, with an expected 18-point margin of victory. They might be worth taking a chance on against the spread as they are currently on a four-game streak of ATS wins.
Oral Roberts is now 8-6 while Nebraska Omaha sits at 2-11. A couple numbers to keep in mind before tip-off: Oral Roberts enters the matchup with 80.9 points per game on average, good for 26th best in college basketball. Less enviably, the Mavericks are stumbling into the game with the 349th most points allowed per game in college basketball, having given up 80.3 on average. So the cards are definitely stacked against Nebraska Omaha.
How To Watch
- When: Saturday at 8 p.m. ET
- Where: Mabee Center — Tulsa, Oklahoma
- Follow: CBS Sports App
The Golden Eagles are a big 18-point favorite against the Mavericks, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as an 18-point spread, and stayed right there.
Oral Roberts have won nine out of their last 13 games against Nebraska Omaha.
- Jan 03, 2021 – Oral Roberts 86 vs. Nebraska Omaha 75
- Jan 02, 2021 – Oral Roberts 95 vs. Nebraska Omaha 83
- Mar 08, 2020 – Oral Roberts 79 vs. Nebraska Omaha 52
- Feb 12, 2020 – Oral Roberts 81 vs. Nebraska Omaha 78
- Jan 04, 2020 – Nebraska Omaha 74 vs. Oral Roberts 67
- Feb 28, 2019 – Oral Roberts 84 vs. Nebraska Omaha 80
- Dec 30, 2018 – Oral Roberts 87 vs. Nebraska Omaha 84
- Feb 22, 2018 – Oral Roberts 83 vs. Nebraska Omaha 75
- Dec 30, 2017 – Oral Roberts 93 vs. Nebraska Omaha 74
- Feb 16, 2017 – Nebraska Omaha 83 vs. Oral Roberts 76
- Jan 21, 2017 – Oral Roberts 103 vs. Nebraska Omaha 86
- Feb 25, 2016 – Nebraska Omaha 102 vs. Oral Roberts 98
- Jan 23, 2016 – Nebraska Omaha 85 vs. Oral Roberts 79