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UMKC Kangaroos home to Thunderbirds in NCAAB betting action

Southern Utah ThunderbirdsUMKC Kangaroos
Dec 30, 8:05 PM | Municipal Auditorium

Southern Utah Thunderbirds vs UMKC Kangaroos Odds


The Kangaroos hope to be lousy hosts on Friday as the Southern Utah Thunderbirds pay a visit to Municipal Auditorium on the college basketball betting menu.

The Kangaroos sit at 7-8 (4-3 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Thunderbirds are currently 6-6 (4-3-1 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? UMKC is 6-0 OU, and Southern Utah is 5-2 OU.

View Southern Utah vs UMKC Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Thunderbirds listed as 4.5-point underdogs

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 288 (Kangaroos) and the No. 289 (Thunderbirds) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 67-64 result in favor of the Thunderbirds has been projected by the scores prediction engine.

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature UMKC's No. 329-rated squad against Southern Utah's No. 274-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, UMKC rates No. 37 in the country with 8.3 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 344 nationally with 3.2 per match.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Southern Utah owns the country's No. 207-rated mark, allowing 72.9 points per game on the highway. UMKC, on the other hand, rates No. 220 in scoring at home.

Southern Utah was an 81-75 winner in their most recent outing on the road against South Dakota. They covered the 3.5–point spread as underdogs. Jackson Stevenett scored 26 points for Southern Utah on Wednesday, leading the Thunderbirds to an 81-75 win over South Dakota at DakotaDome.

Last time out for UMKC, they were a 72-65 loser as they battled Oral Roberts at home. They covered in the match as a 10-point underdog. Reggie Chamberlain scored 17 points in a futile effort to lead the Kangaroos to a win (they lost 72-65 to Oral Roberts at Municipal Auditorium on Wednesday).

Next up:
Southern Utah at IUPU Fort Wayne, Tuesday, January 3
UMKC at IUPUI, Tuesday, January 3