Oral Roberts @ Nebraska Omaha
Current Records: Oral Roberts 13-7; Nebraska Omaha 3-17
What to Know
The Nebraska Omaha Mavericks haven't won a game against the Oral Roberts Golden Eagles since Jan. 4 of 2020, but they'll be looking to end the drought on Thursday. Nebraska Omaha and Oral Roberts will face off in a Summit battle at 8 p.m. ET at Baxter Arena. Given that both teams suffered a loss in their last game, they both have a little extra motivation heading into this matchup.
There's no need to mince words: the Mavericks lost to the Denver Pioneers on Saturday, and they lost bad. The score wound up at 94-63.
Meanwhile, Oral Roberts was just a bucket shy of a win on Saturday and fell 72-71 to the North Dakota State Bison.
Nebraska Omaha is the clear underdog, so they're hoping it's the size of the fight that determines this one. They have failed bettors playing the spread in their past two games, so buyers beware.
Nebraska Omaha is now 3-17 while the Golden Eagles sit at 13-7. A couple stats to keep in the back of your head while watching: The Mavericks are 357th worst in college basketball in points allowed per game, with 83.1 on average. Oral Roberts' offense has more to brag about, as they they come into the contest boasting the ninth most points per game in college basketball at 82.1. So the cards are definitely stacked in their favor.
How To Watch
- When: Thursday at 8 p.m. ET
- Where: Baxter Arena -- Omaha, Nebraska
- Follow: CBS Sports App
- Ticket Cost: $25.11
The Golden Eagles are a big 13.5-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 a 13.5-point spread, and stayed right there.
Oral Roberts have won ten out of their last 14 games against Nebraska Omaha.
- Jan 01, 2022 - Oral Roberts 107 vs. Nebraska Omaha 62
- 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