Oakland Grizzlies vs Nebraska Omaha Mavericks in college hoops odds
Nebraska Omaha Mavericks vs Oakland Grizzlies Odds
The Oakland Grizzlies will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when they tip off against the Nebraska Omaha Mavericks at Athletics Center on Thursday in NCAA hoops play.
Oakland will face the 4-12 Mavericks, who own a 5-6 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Grizzlies are 3-5 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Mavericks are 3-4 favoring the OVER.
Bettors looking to side with Oakland in this one found them as 19.5-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Grizzlies rated this week at No. 205 and the Mavericks sitting at No. 345. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 70-57 result in favor of the Grizzlies.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Oakland has the nation's No. 118-rated offensive output, at 70.5 PPG. The visiting Mavericks defense ranks No. 347 allowing on average 81.6 PPG. The Grizzlies FG% has averaged 42.3% so far, less than the Mavericks marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.6% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Nebraska Omaha owns the country's No. 335-rated mark, allowing 82.2 points per game on the highway. Oakland, on the other hand, rates No. 18 in scoring at home.
Nebraska Omaha was a 77-65 winner in their most recent outing at home against UMKC. They covered the 6-point spread as underdogs. Nebraska Omaha got 26 points from CJ Carter en route to a 77-65 victory over UMKC on Monday at Ralston Sports and Event Center.
Last time out for Oakland, they were an 84-62 winner as they battled IUPUI on the road. They covered in the match as a 5-point favorite. The battle between the Grizzlies and Jaguars didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as IUPUI was handed an 84-62 defeat on Saturday at IUPUI Gymnasium.
Nebraska Omaha at IUPU Fort Wayne, Saturday, January 5
Oakland at Alabama, Saturday, January 5