Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Mavericks versus the Tommies? Tip off is at at 8:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on Summ. The game will be played at Schoenecker Arena in Saint Paul, MN. The over/under line for this matchup is currently at 142.5 points, and St. Thomas (MN) is favored by -7.5 to win at home against Omaha.

OMAHA MAVERICKS VS ST. THOMAS (MN) TOMMIES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Omaha Mavericks +7.5

This game will be played at Schoenecker Arena at 8:00 ET on Thursday, February 29th.

WHY BET THE OMAHA MAVERICKS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 80-68 in favor of the Mavericks.
  • Not only will Omaha pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +7.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 142.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 148 points.

Can Omaha Grab a Win on the Road?

The Omaha Mavericks head into their matchup with the St. Thomas (MN) Tommies with a record of 14-16. They are 7-8 in Summit League play and 3-12 on the road this season.

Omaha has lost three straight games on the road, and they are 4-13 as the underdog this season. So far, they have been the underdog in 17 of their 30 games.

Omaha has an ATS record of 14-12 this season and they are 9-6 vs. the spread on the road. As the underdog, the Mavericks have gone 10-7 vs. the spread this year and they are 6-4 in their last 10 games as the underdog.

On the season, the over/under record for Omaha games is 13-13, and today’s over/under line of 142.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games this year (146.4). In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 with an average scoring total of 140 points.

Against Kansas City, the Omaha had a tough time putting up points compared to their season average of 74.8 points per game. They scored 58 points and posted a field goal percentage of 36.2% in the game. Offensively, the Mavericks have a season long field goal percentage of 45%, which is 174th in the nation. In terms of three-pointers, they are 254th in percentage and 287th in three-pointers made.

Currently, the Mavericks’ defense holds the 183rd rank in the nation, allowing 72.6 points per game. Omaha will look once again to perform well on defense, holding Kansas City to just 39% shooting in their most recent game.

Will the St. Thomas (MN) Defense Show Up at Home?

St. Thomas (MN) will be looking to snap a two-game losing streak when they take on Omaha. The Tommies have gone 10-8 this season when favored and have an average scoring margin of +6.5 at home.

Over their last 10 games at home, St. Thomas (MN) has gone 8-2. They will enter this game with an overall record of 17-12.

St. Thomas (MN) has an ATS record of 14-12 this season. Their ATS mark at home sits at 5-6 and they have gone 1-2 vs. the spread in their last 3 home games. As the favorite, the Tommies have an ATS mark of just 3-7 in their last 10 games.

St. Thomas has an over/under record of 12-14 this season, and the average scoring total in their games is 136.8 points. Today’s over/under line of 142.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (138.2). So far, 15 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line.

In their most recent game, the Tommies’ offense tallied 72 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 72.9 points per game. For the season, the St. Thomas (MN) offense has been one of the more efficient shooting teams in the NCAA with a field goal percentage of 46%. So far, they have hit 56% of their looks from inside the arc, and are averaging 9 made three’s per contest.

At present, the Tommies’ defense is nationally ranked 34th, allowing 65.7 points per game. In their previous game vs. South Dakota State, the Jackrabbits finished with a field goal percentage of 59% and a total of 77 points vs. St. Thomas (MN).