Planning on watching today’s Tommies and Golden Eagles game? Catch the action at Mabee Center in Tulsa, OK, as the Golden Eagles hosts this showdown at 8:00 ET on Summ. The over/under for this Summit conference contest is set at 142.5 points, with the Golden Eagles being the favored team playing at home against the Tommies.

ST. THOMAS (MN) TOMMIES VS ORAL ROBERTS GOLDEN EAGLES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Oral Roberts Golden Eagles -1

This game will be played at Mabee Center at 8:00 ET on Saturday, January 13th.

WHY BET THE ORAL ROBERTS GOLDEN EAGLES:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 89-61 in favor of the Golden Eagles.
  • Not only will Oral Roberts pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -1.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 142.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 150 points.

Is a Road Win Possible for the Tommies?

St. Thomas heads into this game with a 12-6 record, and they are 2-1 in Summit League play. They are 4-4 on the road this season, and their average scoring margin in those games is +4.5. They have won two straight road games, and their record as an underdog is 3-3.

In their last game, the Tommies fell to South Dakota State by a score of 81-80. Over their last five road games, they have gone 4-1, and their record in their last 10 road games is 5-5.

As the underdog this season, St. Thomas has an ATS record of 6-0 and they are 10-5 overall. On the road, the Tommies have gone 7-1 vs. the spread and their last 10 road games they are 9-1 ATS. St. Thomas’ last 3 ATS as the underdog and their last 3 road ATS are all 3-0.

St. Thomas’ over/under record for the season is 5-10 and today’s over/under line of 142.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games this year (135.3). So far, 11 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 138 points and their over/under record during this stretch is 2-1.

In their latest game, St. Thomas (MN)’s offense looked good, scoring 80 points against South Dakota State. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 43.9% and made 17/22 free throws. Raheem Anthony led the scoring for the Tommies, contributing 21 points. Additionally, Drake Dobbs chipped in with 18 points.

Coming into today’s game, the St. Thomas (MN) defense is giving up an average of 61.7 points per contest. St. Thomas (MN)’s three-point defense is currently 32nd in the country at 5.3 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 37.7% of their shots vs. St. Thomas (MN).

Can the Oral Roberts Offense Score Enough at Home?

Oral Roberts has been much better at home than on the road this season, going 3-1 compared to 2-7. They have also won nine of their last ten games at home.

The Golden Eagles are favored by one point today and have gone 3-1 as the favorite this season. Overall, they are 8-8 on the year and have won two straight games.

Oral Roberts has an ATS record of 7-6 this season and they are 2-2 vs. the spread at home. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Golden Eagles have gone 3-7 ATS. In their last three home games, they have gone 1-1 vs. the spread.

Oral Roberts’ over/under record this season is 7-6 and the average over/under line in their games is 148.2. So far, 13 of their games have had higher over/under lines than today’s line of 142.5. In their last three games, the average scoring total is 156 points.

Oral Roberts is fresh off a strong offensive showing, putting up 84 points versus South Dakota. This output is higher than their season-average of 75.8 points per game. Issac McBride was the leading scorer for the Golden Eagles, putting up 21 points. In addition, Jailen Bedford contributed 17 points.

At this time, the Golden Eagles’ defense is positioned 224th in the country, permitting 74.0 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 6.9 threes per game vs. St. Thomas (MN). This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 28.0%.