Planning on watching today’s Bison and Golden Eagles game? Catch the action at Mabee Center in Tulsa, OK, as the Golden Eagles hosts this showdown at 8:00 ET on Summ. The over/under for this game is set at 147.5 points, and Oral Roberts is favored by -4.5 vs. North Dakota State in a Summit conference matchup.

NORTH DAKOTA STATE BISON VS ORAL ROBERTS GOLDEN EAGLES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Oral Roberts Golden Eagles -4.5

This game will be played at Mabee Center at 8:00 ET on Thursday, February 15th.

WHY BET THE ORAL ROBERTS GOLDEN EAGLES:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 77-69 in favor of the Golden Eagles.
  • Not only will Oral Roberts pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -4.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 147.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 146 points.

Can the Bison Offense Score Enough on the Road?

North Dakota State has struggled on the road this season, going just 4-10 compared to 4-3 at home. The Bison have been outscored by an average of 7.6 points per game on the road.

So far, North Dakota State has been the underdog in 14 of its 25 games, going just 3-11 in those contests. The Bison are coming off an 81-79 win over Omaha.

As the underdog, North Dakota State has gone 4-10 against the spread this season. Their overall ATS mark is 8-13. On the road, the Bison are 5-9 vs. the spread and they have an ATS mark of 3-7 in their last 10 road games.

North Dakota State’s over/under record this season sits at 13-8 and their games have averaged 144.2 points. So far, 12 of their games have had lower over/under lines than today’s line of 147.5. In their last three games, the average scoring total is 145 points and their over/under record over their last 10 games is 6-4.

In their most recent game, the Bison’s offense tallied 81 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 76.8 points per game. Boden Skunberg is leading the team in scoring at 15 points per contest. Andrew Morgan has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 12.6 going into the game.

Coming into today’s game, the North Dakota State defense is giving up an average of 75.1 points per contest. The North Dakota State defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 79 points and allowed Omaha to connect on 13 threes.

Taking a Look at the Golden Eagles Chances at Home

Oral Roberts will look to get back on track after a 2-game losing streak when they host North Dakota State. The Golden Eagles are 11-13 overall, including a 6-2 mark at home.

On the other hand, the Bison are 3-10 when they are the underdog this season. Oral Roberts is favored by 4.5 points for the game, and they have gone 5-3 in their 8 games as the favorite.

Oral Roberts has been solid against the spread this season, going 10-11. However, their record vs. the spread when favored is only 4-4. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Golden Eagles have gone 5-5 vs. the spread.

Oral Roberts’ over/under record for the season is 12-9, and today’s line of 147.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (149.7). In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1.

In their latest game, Oral Roberts offense put up 72 points against South Dakota State. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 51.9% and made 9 threes. The team’s scoring leader is Issac McBride, who holds an average of 20.5 as they head into today’s matchup. Additionally, Jailen Bedford is averaging 14.2 points per game this season.

Facing North Dakota State, Oral Roberts aims for a better defensive performance, given their current average of 76.0 points allowed per game (256th). So far, the Oral Roberts defense is giving up an average of 10.1 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 9.2 times per game (367th).