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Western Illinois Leathernecks Battle vs Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks Highlights College Basketball Odds Menu

Earning a win and covering the posted point spread will be the goals for Nebraska-Omaha when they take on the Western Illinois Leathernecks on Saturday in college basketball betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you were backing the Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks in this one, their betting line was listed as -3-point favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline.

Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks vs Western Illinois Leathernecks Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Western Illinois Leathernecks sport a record of 7-14 and 6-11 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks have 12-11 and 11-11 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 11-6 for the Western Illinois Leathernecks and 14-8 for the Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks.

The Leathernecks - Mavericks odds would favor the Mavericks if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Western Illinois is rated No. 268 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Nebraska-Omaha is at No. 134.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Nebraska-Omaha is ranked No. 168 in NCAA basketball at 35.57 per game. Contrast that with Western Illinois's No. 207 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Western Illinois is the No. 45-ranked team in the country at 8.81 per game, while Nebraska-Omaha rates No. 41 at 9 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Mavericks got 19 points from Tra-Deon Hollins as Nebraska-Omaha ran past South Dakota 91-83 on Wednesday at Baxter Arena.

Western Illinois was run off the court by the Jackrabbits on Wednesday as South Dakota State routed them 98-65 at Frost Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Nebraska-Omaha is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Nebraska-Omaha is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Nebraska-Omaha's last 5 games
  • Nebraska-Omaha is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Western Illinois is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Western Illinois is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Western Illinois's last 10 games
  • Western Illinois is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games when playing Nebraska-Omaha

Next Betting Matchups

Nebraska-Omaha home to IUPUI, Wednesday, February 8th
Western Illinois at Oral Roberts, Wednesday, February 8th