Oral Roberts Golden Eagles vs McNeese State Cowboys Odds
The McNeese State Cowboys will try to pay off for their supporters on Thursday when they play host to the Oral Roberts Golden Eagles at Burton Coliseum in NCAA basketball action.
Supporters of the Golden Eagles have watched them go 17-11 and 2-2 ATS on the year, while the Cowboys are at 11-14 and 0-2 ATS. In totals betting, the Cowboys are 2-0, while the Golden Eagles have a 1-2 mark.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 210-rated Cowboys and the No. 113-ranked Golden Eagles, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 73-65 result in favor of the Golden Eagles.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Golden Eagles is ranked No. 115 in NCAA hoops at 36 per game. Contrast that with McNeese State’s No. 172 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, McNeese State is the No. 294-ranked team in the country at 5 per game, while Oral Roberts rates No. 306 at 4.8 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Oral Roberts owns the country's No. 170-rated mark, allowing 69.6 points per game on the highway. McNeese State, on the other hand, rates No. 180 in scoring at home.
Oral Roberts lost its last outing, a 70-66 result against Weber State on February 23. They failed to cover in that game as a 3.5-point favorite. The Golden Eagles endured a 70-66 loss at the hands of the Wildcats on Saturday, despite a 16-point effort from Shawn Glover at Mabee Center.
McNeese State was a 79-66 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Toledo. They failed to cover the 11-point spread as underdogs. Jeremie Mitchell scored 18 points in a futile effort to lead the Cowboys to a win (they lost 79-66 to Toledo at Savage Arena on Saturday).
Oral Roberts at Lamar, Saturday, March 2
McNeese State home to Central Arkansas, Saturday, March 2