Oral Roberts Golden Eagles vs Northwestern State Demons Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Oral Roberts when they take on the Northwestern State Demons on Thursday in college hoops betting action.
This season, the Demons are 14-6 overall and 0-0 ATS ATS, while the Golden Eagles are 14-8 and 2-1 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Northwestern State boasts a 0-0 on the OU, and Oral Roberts is 1-1.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 47-rated Demons and the No. 105-ranked Golden Eagles, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 85-78 result in favor of the Demons.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Northwestern State's No. 1-ranked offense, averaging 83.8 PPG, against a Golden Eagles defense that ranks No. 177 at 66.3 PPG. The Demons field goal percentage has averaged 45.8% so far, less than the Golden Eagles marksmen have achieved on the year, 46.2% per game.
Defensively, Oral Roberts features the nation's No. 138-rated defense on the road, allowing 67.7 points per game. Northwestern State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 1 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Oral Roberts, they were a 65-59 winner as they battled Southeastern Louisiana at home. Damen Bell-Holter scored 23 points and helped out with 10 rebounds for Oral Roberts on Saturday, leading the Golden Eagles to a 65-59 victory over Southeastern Louisiana at Mabee Center.
Northwestern State was an 86-74 winner in its last match on the road against McNeese State. The Demons got 18 points from James Hulbin as Northwestern State ran past McNeese State 86-74 on Sunday at Burton Coliseum.
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