Bethune-Cookman Wildcats take on Mavericks in NCAA basketball test
Bethune-Cookman Wildcats vs Nebraska Omaha Mavericks Odds
Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Ralston Sports and Event Center Friday as host Nebraska Omaha looks to handle the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats in NCAA hoops action.
The Mavericks currently sports a 1-4 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 2-2 ATS. The Wildcats are 1-3 and 0-0 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Mavericks produce a 0-0 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Wildcats have gone 0-0 against the number.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Wildcats is ranked No. 227 in NCAA hoops at 33.8 per game. Contrast that with Nebraska Omaha’s No. 309 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Nebraska Omaha is the No. 171-ranked team in the country at 6.2 per game, while Bethune-Cookman rates No. 48 at 8.2 per game.
Defensively, Bethune-Cookman features the nation's No. 137-rated defense on the road, allowing 66 points per game. Nebraska Omaha, meanwhile, comes in at No. 80 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Bethune-Cookman, they were a 69-68 loser as they battled Kent State on the road. Kevin Dukes scored 18 points in a futile effort to lead the Wildcats to a win (they lost 69-68 to Kent State at Memorial Athletic Center on Tuesday).
Nebraska Omaha was a 75-62 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Nebraska. They covered the 15-point spread as underdogs. Justin Simmons scored 19 points in a futile effort to lead the Mavericks to a win (they lost 75-62 to Nebraska at Bob Devaney Sports Center on Sunday).
Bethune-Cookman home to North Florida, Tuesday, November 27
Nebraska Omaha at North Dakota State, Thursday, November 29