Texas A&M C.C. Islanders vs Golden Eagles College Hoops Game Preview
Texas A&M C.C. Islanders vs Oral Roberts Golden Eagles Odds
College hoops betting interest focuses on the Oral Roberts vs Texas A&M C.C. battle Saturday at Mabee Center as the Golden Eagles look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
The Golden Eagles bring a 15-10 record (2-1 ATS) to this tilt against the 4-18 Islanders, who are 0-0 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Oral Roberts go 1-1 so far and the Islanders go 0-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 128-ranked Golden Eagles and the No. 315-rated Islanders in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 70-58 win for the Golden Eagles on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Oral Roberts's No. 90 nationally ranked offense (70.9 points per game) against a Islanders defense that sits as the No. 225 at 68.6 PPG. The Golden Eagles have been averaging 46.3% from the field, more than the Islanders have managed so far this season (39.2% on average).
Defensively, Texas A&M C.C. features the nation's No. 206-rated defense on the road, allowing 70.8 points per game. Oral Roberts, meanwhile, comes in at No. 102 nationally in scoring at home.
Texas A&M C.C. was a 75-68 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Central Arkansas. Texas A&M C.C. earned a 75-68 victory over Central Arkansas on Thursday, getting 18 points from Hameed Ali at Farris Center.
Last time out for Oral Roberts, they were a 74-64 winner as they battled Sam Houston State at home. Warren Niles scored 25 points for Oral Roberts on Thursday, leading the Golden Eagles to a 74-64 win over Sam Houston State at Mabee Center.
Texas A&M C.C. home to Northwestern State, Tuesday, February 19
Oral Roberts home to Central Arkansas, Tuesday, February 19