Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Pioneers and Colonels. The game is starting at 7:00 ET on ESPN+, and it’s hosted by the Colonels at Mitchell Center in Mobile, AL. Get ready to place your bets! The over/under goal line for this matchup is currently at 158 points, and the Colonels are favored to win at home against the Pioneers.
DENVER PIONEERS VS NICHOLLS COLONELS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Nicholls Colonels -2
This game will be played at Mitchell Center at 7:00 ET on Wednesday, November 15th.
WHY BET THE NICHOLLS COLONELS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-68 in favor of the Colonels.
- Not only will Nicholls pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -2.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 158 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.
Are Denver Ready for a Road Win?
After picking up a 97-76 win over Cal Poly in their most recent game, Denver now has a record of 1-1. In their last five road games, including last year, Denver holds a 0-5 record on the road. Denver’s performance against the spread has them coming into today’s game with an ATS record of 1-1. Over their last ten games, which spans last season, Denver has accumulated an ATS record of 5-5.
So far, Denver’s games have averaged 177.5 points per game with the average over/under line being 142.2 points. In the Pioneers’ last five games, the combined scoring average stands at 82 points per game, accompanied by an over/under record of 4-1.
Denver’s offense is coming off a strong performance vs. Cal Poly, finishing the game with a total of 97 points. Their season average is now 92 points per game. Tommy Bruner was the leading scorer for the Pioneers, putting up 28 points. In addition, Jaxon Brenchley contributed 14 points.
Currently, the Pioneers’ defense holds the 124th rank in the nation, allowing 85.5 points per game.
Can Nicholls Pull Out the Win as Home Favorites?
Denver takes the court against Denver with a season record of 1-1. In their last ten home games, Denver has a 4-6 record at home, which includes last year. Currently, Denver has an ATS record of 1-1 heading into their matchup vs. Denver. Taking into account last season, Denver holds an ATS record of 2-6-1 in their last ten games.
Looking at their over/under performance through two games, Denver has an over/under record of 1-1-0, with their games averaging 153 points per game on average. The Colonels’ have recorded an over/under record of 1-2 in their last three games, with their games averaging 67 points per game.
The Denver offense is coming off a game in which they scored 68 points vs. LSU. Overall their field goal percentage was 42.9% while connecting on 12 threes. The Denver offense has been looking to get up shots from outside so far this season, averaging 32 three-point attempts per contest. Overall, they have connected on 37% of their looks from outside this season.
Coming into today’s game, the Denver defense is giving up an average of 78.5 points per contest.