UMKC @ Denver
Current Records: UMKC 11-8; Denver 8-14
What to Know
The UMKC Kangaroos have enjoyed the comforts of home their last seven games, but now they must head out on the road. UMKC and the Denver Pioneers will face off in a Summit battle at 9 p.m. ET on Thursday at Hamilton Gymnasium. Both teams are strolling into their matchup after big wins in their previous games.
The Kangaroos simply couldn’t be stopped on Monday, as they easily beat the Spurgeon College Knights at home 111-44.
Meanwhile, Denver took their contest at home on Saturday with ease, bagging a 94-63 win over the Nebraska Omaha Mavericks.
Barring any buzzer beaters, UMKC is expected to win a tight contest. But bettors beware: they are only 1-4 against the spread when favored.
Their wins bumped UMKC to 11-8 and Denver to 8-14. Both the Kangaroos and the Pioneers have easy wins in recent memory. We’ll see which one’s ego takes a hit when they face off.
How To Watch
- When: Thursday at 9 p.m. ET
- Where: Hamilton Gymnasium — Denver, Colorado
- Follow: CBS Sports App
- Ticket Cost: $28.00
The Kangaroos are a slight 1.5-point favorite against the Pioneers, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The line on this game has moved a bit since it opened, as it started out with the Pioneers as a 1-point favorite.
UMKC have won two out of their last three games against Denver.
- Jan 17, 2022 – Denver 63 vs. UMKC 55
- Feb 20, 2021 – UMKC 80 vs. Denver 69
- Feb 19, 2021 – UMKC 68 vs. Denver 57