The Golden Eagles and Aggies are set to face off at 8:00 ET on SEC. The Aggies will host the game at Reed Arena in College Station, TX. This non-conference matchup has an over/under of 148 points, and the Aggies are favored to win at home vs. the Golden Eagles.
ORAL ROBERTS GOLDEN EAGLES VS TEXAS A&M AGGIES BETTING PICK
The Pick: Oral Roberts Golden Eagles +20
This game will be played at Reed Arena at 8:00 ET on Friday, November 17th.
WHY BET THE ORAL ROBERTS GOLDEN EAGLES:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-69 in favor of the Aggies.
- Even though we have Texas A&M winning straight-up, we like Oral Roberts at +20.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 148 points, and we like the under with a projected 145 points.
Can the Golden Eagles Pull Off a Road Win?
Oral Roberts is preparing for their third game of the season, coming in with a 0-2 record. In their first two games, the Golden Eagles were favored to win. As we delve into Oral Roberts’ ATS performance, they currently sit at 0-2. Taking into account their ATS record from the previous season, Oral Roberts has gone 1-8 in their last ten games.
Looking at their over/under performance through two games, Oral Roberts has an over/under record of 1-1-0, with their games averaging 149.5 points per game on average. The Golden Eagles’ last five games have culminated with an average of 71 points per game and an over/under record of 1-3.
The Oral Roberts offense is coming off a game in which they scored 69 points vs. Missouri State. Overall their field goal percentage was 38.9% while connecting on 5 threes. The team’s top scorer is Issac McBride, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 19.3, while D.J. Weaver also maintains a PPG average of 15.3 leading up to the game.
In terms of defense, Oral Roberts is currently on par with the NCAA average for points allowed, giving up an average of 76.0 points per game. Against Missouri State in their most recent game, the Oral Roberts defense gave up a total of 84 points while allowing Missouri State to hit 47% of their shots.
Can the Aggies Secure a Win at Home?
As they prepare for their fourth game of the season, Texas A&M remains undefeated at 3-0. In their last ten home games, including those from last year, Texas A&M has a home record of 6-4. Entering today’s game, Texas A&M holds a perfect 3-0 record against the spread (ATS). In their previous ten games, including the previous season, Texas A&M has been strong with an 8-2 ATS mark.
Up to this point, games involving Texas A&M have had an average of 136 points per game, with the average over/under line set at 140.3 points. Their over/under record is 2-1-0. The Aggies’ last five games have finished with a combined 71 points per game and an over/under record of 1-4.
In their latest game, Texas A&M’s offense looked good, scoring 79 points against SMU. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 37.3% and made 22/27 free throws. Leading the team in scoring is Wade Taylor IV, who is averaging 17.3 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Tyrece Radford also maintains a PPG average of 17 heading into game.
Coming into today’s game, the Texas A&M defense is giving up an average of 59.3 points per contest. Against SMU in their most recent game, the Texas A&M defense gave up a total of 66 points while allowing SMU to hit 35% of their shots.