Planning on watching today’s Tommies and Roos game? Catch the action at Swinney Recreation Center in Kansas City, MO, as the Roos hosts this showdown at 8:00 ET on Summ. St. Thomas (MN) is favored by -2 in this Summit conference matchup the against Kansas City. The over/under for the game is set at 134.5 points.
ST. THOMAS (MN) TOMMIES VS KANSAS CITY ROOS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Kansas City Roos +2
This game will be played at Swinney Recreation Center at 8:00 ET on Saturday, February 3rd.
WHY BET THE KANSAS CITY ROOS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 86-62 in favor of the Roos.
- Not only will Kansas City pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +2.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 134.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 148 points.
Can the Tommies Pull Off a Road Win?
St. Thomas (MN) will be looking to snap a two-game losing streak when they take on Kansas City on the road. So far this season, the Tommies have gone 14-9, including a 4-4 record in Summit League action.
On the road, St. Thomas (MN) has gone 5-6, and they have an average scoring margin of +3.8 points per game. Their record as the favorite this season is 7-6, and they have gone 5-5 in their last 10 games on the road.
As the favorite, St. Thomas has gone just 5-8 vs. the spread this season and they have an overall ATS mark of 12-8. On the road, the Tommies are 8-3 ATS this year and their last three road ATS record is 1-2. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, St. Thomas is 5-5 vs. the spread.
St. Thomas’ over/under record for the season is 8-12 and the average scoring total in their games is 134.3 points. Today’s over/under line of 134.5 is similar to the average OU line in their games this year (136.8). So far, 10 of their games have finished with more points than today’s OU line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 138 points and their over/under record during this stretch is 1-2.
In their most recent game, the St. Thomas (MN) offense concluded with only 65 points against Omaha. Throughout the game, they made 8/22 three-point attempts and had a field goal percentage of 51.1%. Leading the team in scoring was Parker Bjorklund with 20 points. Raheem Anthony also added 14 points for the Tommies.
So far this season, the St. Thomas (MN) defense has been performing well, ranking 19th in the country at 63.9 points allowed per contest. St. Thomas (MN)’s three-point defense is currently 44th in the country at 5.7 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 40.1% of their shots vs. St. Thomas (MN).
Will the Roos Secure A Victory as Home Underdogs?
Coming off a 85-71 win over Denver, Kansas City will look to extend their win streak to three games as they enter tonight’s game as a 2-point underdog. The Roos have gone 5-4 at home this season compared to their 2-9 record on the road.
So far, Kansas City has gone 10-13 on the year, including a 4-4 mark in Summit League play. They have gone 3-11 when listed as the underdog, compared to their 4-2 record as the favorite.
As the underdog, Kansas City has gone 6-8 against the spread this season. At home, their ATS mark is 5-4. Over their last three games at home, the Roos are 2-1 vs. the spread.
This season, the over/under record for Kansas City games is 11-8-1 and today’s line of 134.5 is lower than the average OU line in their games of 140.4. So far, 15 of their games have finished with more points than today’s OU line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 with an average scoring total of 144 points.
The Kansas City offense is coming off a game where they scored 85 points against Denver. They posted a field goal percentage of 48.3% and connected on 4 threes. The team’s scoring leader is Jamar Brown, who holds an average of 14.3 as they head into today’s matchup. Additionally, Cameron Faas is averaging 11 points per game this season.
The Roos’ defense is presently ranked 140th nationally, allowing an average of 70.9 points per contest. In their previous game vs. Denver, the Pioneers finished with a field goal percentage of 48% and a total of 71 points vs. Kansas City.