Nicholls State Colonels vs Oral Roberts Golden Eagles Odds
College hoops betting interest focuses on the Oral Roberts vs Nicholls State battle Thursday at Mabee Center as the Golden Eagles look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
The Golden Eagles currently sports a 12-8 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 2-1 ATS. The Colonels are 6-12 and 1-2 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Golden Eagles produce a 1-1 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Colonels have gone 1-1 against the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 322-rated Nicholls State taking on the No. 95-rated Golden Eagles in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 73-61 win for the Golden Eagles on Thursday.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Oral Roberts's No. 126-rated squad against Nicholls State's No. 305-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Oral Roberts rates No. 286 in the country with 4.9 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 255 nationally with 5.3 per match.
Defensively, Nicholls State features the nation's No. 277-rated defense on the road, allowing 74.5 points per game. Oral Roberts, meanwhile, comes in at No. 130 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Nicholls State was a 70-67 winner at home against Sam Houston State. Nicholls State earned a 70-67 victory over Sam Houston State on Saturday, getting 15 points from Dantrell Thomas at Stopher Gym.
In their last action, Oral Roberts was a 75-54 winner at home against McNeese State. Oral Roberts cruised to victory on Saturday, running McNeese State out of the gym and running up a 75-54 score at Mabee Center.
Nicholls State at Central Arkansas, Saturday, February 2
Oral Roberts home to Southeastern Louisiana, Saturday, February 2