5* NCAAB *BEST BET*
Nevada vs. Oral Roberts,
03/14/2012 21:15 EDT,
Score: 68 - 59
Point Spread: -5½/-105 Oral Roberts
5* NCAAB *BEST BET* on Oral Roberts -5.5
Oral Roberts is 15-0 at home where it has won by an average of 10.9 points. The Golden Eagles are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 non-conference games and 7-0 ATS in their last 7 games as a home favorite of 6.5 points or less. Nevada is no slouch but will certainly have its work cut out for itself in ORU's gym.
In addition, common opponent analysis supports this play. These two have played three like opponents since the beginning of last season. Oral Roberts is 4-0 versus those foes while Nevada is 0-3.
This season, ORU defeated Missouri State at home by 5 points while Nevada lost to Missouri State at home by 22. Last season, Nevada lost by double digits to Pacific and South Dakota State - teams ORU defeated by 16, 8 and 4 points respectively (played SDSU twice). We'll lay the points.