Betting on today’s Tommies and Pioneers game? Catch the action at Hamilton Gymnasium in Denver, CO, as the Pioneers hosts this showdown at 5:00 ET on Summ. St. Thomas (MN) is favored by -1.5 in this Summit conference showdown. The game’s over/under is currently at 151 points.

ST. THOMAS (MN) TOMMIES VS DENVER PIONEERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Denver Pioneers +1.5

This game will be played at Hamilton Gymnasium at 5:00 ET on Saturday, February 10th.

WHY BET THE DENVER PIONEERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 87-61 in favor of the Pioneers.
  • Not only will Denver pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +1.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 151 points, and we like the under with a projected 148 points.

Taking a Look at the Tommies Chances in Denver

St. Thomas (MN) is favored by 1.5 points in today’s game against Denver. The Tommies have gone 9-6 this season when favored and are 16-9 overall.

St. Thomas’ average scoring margin on the road this year is +4.8. They are 6-6 away from home and have gone 6-4 in their last 10 road games.

St. Thomas has been a solid bet this season with a 14-8 ATS record. However, they are only 7-8 vs. the spread when favored. On the road, the Tommies have gone 9-3 ATS and are 1-2 in their last three road games vs. the spread.

So far this year, the over/under record for St. Thomas sits at 9-13. The average over/under line in their games this season is 137, and their games have had an average of 134.6 points. Today’s over/under line of 151 is higher than the average OU line in their games this year. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2, and their games in the last five have had an average of 137 points.

Coming off a good offensive performance, St. Thomas (MN)’s offense scored 85 points against Oral Roberts. Their field goal percentage for the game was 53.3%, and they went 10/14 from the free-throw line. The top scorer for the Tommies was Parker Bjorklund with 19 points, while Kendall Blue also chipped in with 18 points.

This season, the St. Thomas (MN) defense has been impressive, holding the 16th position in the country while permitting an average of 63.6 points per contest. Against Oral Roberts in their most recent game, the St. Thomas (MN) defense gave up a total of 63 points while allowing Oral Roberts to hit 53% of their shots.

No Pressure for Denver as Home Dogs

Denver is coming off a 82-76 loss to Oral Roberts, and they have lost three straight games. They are 13-12 overall and 4-5 in Summit League play.

At home this season, the Pioneers are 4-2, and they have gone 8-2 in their last 10 home games. For the year, they have been the underdog 13 times, going 4-9.

As the underdog this season, Denver has gone 6-6-1 against the spread. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Pioneers have a record of 5-4-1 vs. the spread. Denver’s overall ATS mark is 9-10-1.

Denver’s over/under mark for the season sits at 15-5 and today’s line of 151 is lower than the average scoring total in their games this year (166.4). Over their last five matchups, the average scoring total is 175 points.

In their recent matchup, the Denver offense ended with 76 points against Oral Roberts. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 40.3% and made 13 threes. In terms of three-point shooting, the Pioneers offense has been good from outside, hitting 36% of their three-pointers on an average of 24 attempts per game. Their overall field goal percentage is currently 45%.

As they prepare for the upcoming game, Denver is focused on shoring up their defense, as they are currently allowing an average of 81.4 points per game (322nd). In their previous game vs. Oral Roberts, the Golden Eagles finished with a field goal percentage of 53% and a total of 82 points vs. Denver.