Chicago State Cougars visit Nebraska Omaha Mavericks in college basketball clash
Chicago State Cougars vs Nebraska Omaha Mavericks Odds
Ralston Sports and Event Center will host Nebraska Omaha Mavericks vs. Chicago State Cougars action on Tuesday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.
Supporters of the Cougars have watched them go 8-17 and 2-1 ATS on the year, while the Mavericks are at 9-18 and 11-10 ATS. In totals betting, the Mavericks are 10-6-1, while the Cougars have a 1-2 mark.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 269-rated Chicago State taking on the No. 326-rated Mavericks in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 67-61 win for the Cougars on Tuesday.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Nebraska Omaha has the nation's No. 87-rated offensive output, at 70.9 PPG. The visiting Cougars defense ranks No. 266 allowing on average 70.2 PPG. The Mavericks FG% has averaged 46.9% so far, more than the Cougars marksmen have achieved on the year, 39.7% per game.
Defensively, Chicago State features the nation's No. 311-rated defense on the road, allowing 76.2 points per game. Nebraska Omaha, meanwhile, comes in at No. 28 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Chicago State was an 82-74 winner at home against Urbana. The Cougars got 14 points from Jamere Dismukes as Chicago State ran past Urbanan 82-74 on Saturday at Jones Convocation Center.
Nebraska Omaha won its last outing, an 85-78 result against IUPUI on February 9. They covered in that game as a 7-point underdog. John Karhoff scored 26 points for Nebraska Omaha on Saturday, leading the Mavericks to an 85-78 win over IUPUI at IUPUI Gymnasium.
Chicago State home to Texas-Pan American, Saturday, February 23
Nebraska Omaha home to North Dakota, Saturday, February 23