The Mavericks and Roos are set to face off at 8:00 ET on Summ. The Roos will host the game at Swinney Recreation Center in Kansas City, MO. This Summit conference matchup has an over/under of 145 points, and Kansas City is favored to win by -3.5 at home vs. Omaha.

OMAHA MAVERICKS VS KANSAS CITY ROOS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Kansas City Roos -3.5

This game will be played at Swinney Recreation Center at 8:00 ET on Saturday, February 24th.

WHY BET THE KANSAS CITY ROOS:

  • 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 -3.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 145 points, and we like the over with a projected 146 points.

Are the Mavericks Ready for a Road Win?

Omaha is coming off a 71-70 win over Oral Roberts, and they have won two games in a row. The Mavericks are 14-15 overall, and they have gone 7-6 in Summit League action.

On the road, Omaha has gone 3-11 this season, and their average scoring margin is -5.3 points per game. Over their last ten games away from home, the Mavericks have gone 2-8.

As the underdog, Omaha has gone 10-5 against the spread this season and 14-10 overall. On the road, their ATS mark is 9-5, and in their last 10 games as the underdog, they have a 6-4 ATS record.

This season, the over/under record for Omaha is 12-12 and today’s line of 145 is lower than the average over/under mark in their games (146.2). So far, 13 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total in those games is 158 points.

In their recent game, the Mavericks’ offense concluded with 71 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 75.4 points per contest. Leading the team in scoring was Marquel Sutton with 19 points. Nick Davis also added 16 points for the Mavericks.

Coming into today’s game, the Omaha defense is giving up an average of 72.9 points per contest. In today’s game, the Omaha defense will be looking to once again do a good job defending the three-point line, as they gave up just 4 three-pointers while giving up 70 points.

Can the Roos Hold Strong at Home?

Coming into tonight, Kansas City has a record of 13-15, and they have won three straight games. So far, the Roos are 7-6 in conference play compared to 6-9 in non-conference action.

At home, Kansas City has gone 6-5, and over their last ten games at home, they are 7-3. On the season, the Roos have been favored in seven games, going 5-2 in those matchups.

As the favorite, Kansas City has gone 4-3 vs. the spread this season. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Roos are 5-5 vs. the spread.

On the season, the over/under record in Kansas City games is 13-11-1 with an average of 143.8 points per game compared to an average OU line of 140.4. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 with an average scoring total of 137 points.

Kansas City’s offense had a good outing, putting up 82 points against South Dakota. They achieved a 41.4% field goal percentage and went 22/28 from the free-throw line. The team’s top scorer is Jamar Brown, who enters today’s matchup with an average of 15, while Khristion Courseault also carries a PPG average of 10.5 into the game.

At present, the Roos’ defense is nationally ranked 131st, allowing 70.5 points per game. Against South Dakota in their most recent game, the Kansas City defense gave up a total of 78 points while allowing South Dakota to hit 44% of their shots.