Looking to win big? The Pioneers and Roos face off at 9:30 ET on Summ. The Roos are hosting the game at Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls, SD. The odds for this Summit conference game currently have Kansas City as the -4.5 point favorite with the over/under line sitting at 150.5 points.


The Pick: Kansas City Roos -4.5

This game will be played at Denny Sanford Premier Center at 9:30 ET on Saturday, March 9th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-70 in favor of the Roos.
  • Not only will Kansas City pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -4.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 150.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 146 points.

Will the Pioneers Secure A Victory as Road Underdogs?

Denver will look to snap a three-game losing streak when it takes on Kansas City as a 4.5-point underdog. So far this season, the Pioneers are 15-16, including a 6-10 mark in Summit League play. On the road, they are just 5-12, compared to 6-4 at home.

Over their last 10 road games, Denver has gone just 2-8, and they are currently on a six-game losing streak away from home. In their most recent game, the Pioneers fell to St. Thomas (MN) by a score of 83-58.

As the underdog, Denver has gone 7-8-1 against the spread this season and have an overall ATS record of 11-15-1. On the road, the Pioneers have an ATS mark of 6-10-1 and have gone 0-3 vs. the spread in their last three road games.

Today’s over/under line of 150.5 is lower than the average over/under line in Denver’s games this season (155.9). So far, 22 of their games have finished with more points than today’s OU line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 153 points.

Denver offense recently wrapped up a game with a total of 58 points against St. Thomas (MN). In that game, they made 6/28 three-point attempts and achieved a field goal percentage of 40.7%. Offensively, the Pioneers hold a season-long field goal percentage of 45%, placing them 138th in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 129th in terms of percentage and 75th in three-pointers made.

Currently, the Pioneers’ defense holds the 344th rank in the nation, allowing 81.9 points per game. Denver’s three-point defense is currently 130th in the country at 7.0 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 43.9% of their shots vs. Denver.

Is a Home Win Possible for Kansas City?

After winning their last game against Denver by a score of 84-69, Kansas City has now won six games in a row. On the season, they have a record of 16-15, including a 10-6 record in Summit League play. At home, the Roos are 7-5 this season, and they have gone 7-3 in their last ten games at home.

Coming into this game, the Roos have been favored in eight of their 31 games, going 6-2 in those games. Overall, they have gone 6-9 in non-conference games compared to a 10-6 record in Summit League games.

Against the spread, Kansas City has a record of 16-12 this season. At home, they are 7-5 vs. the spread. As the favorite, the Roos have gone 5-3 vs. the spread this year. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, they have a record of 5-5.

This season, the over/under record for Kansas City games is 13-12-3. So far, the average over/under line in their games is 141.4 and today’s line of 150.5 is higher than the average scoring total in their games of 143.7. In their last three games, the over/under record is 0-2-1 and the average scoring total in those games is 132 points.

Kansas City’s offense is coming off a good game, putting up 84 points vs. Denver. Overall, they hit 48.3% of their shots from the field and went 23/25 from the free-throw line. The Kansas City offense has been looking to get up shots from outside so far this season, averaging 25.2 three-point attempts per contest. Overall, they have connected on 33% of their looks from outside this season.

So far, the Roos’ defense is ranked 109th in the country at 69.5 points per contest. The Kansas City defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 69 points and allowed Denver to connect on 9 threes.