St. Thomas vs Oral Roberts Prediction - Basketball Picks 3/6/23
Oral Roberts vs Golden Eagles (28-4) vs St. Thomas (MN) Tommies (18-13)
Game Info: Monday, March 6, 2023 at 7:00 pm (Denny Sanford PREMIER Center)
Betting Odds: Oral Roberts -- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The St. Thomas Tommies and Oral Roberts Golden Eagles do battle on Monday in a college basketball showdown in the Summitt League Tournament at the Denny Sanford Premier Center. When these two teams faced off on February 9th it was Oral Roberts that secured the 95-88 victory.
St. Thomas Betting Preview
St. Thomas comes into this game with a 19-13 record overall and they are coming off a victory on Sunday. St. Thomas gave up only 60 points to Western Illinois and that was enough to advance in the tournament. St. Thomas comes into this game with averaging 74.4 points while their defense is giving up 70.2 points per game. They are a strong offensive team but at times the defense has been a major issue. Andrew Rhode is averaging 16.7 points while shooting 45.5 percent from the field and 30.2 percent from behind the three point line.
Oral Roberts Betting Preview
On the other side of this matchup is Oral Roberts who sits with a 28-4 record and they are one seed in the tournament. In the last game against North Dakota, Oral Roberts scored 96 points and that was enough to win by 16 points. Carlos Jurgens finished with 21 points and five rebounds. Oral Roberts is averaging 84.4 points while their defense is giving up 70.7 points per game. Max Abmas is having a strong season averaging 22 points while shooting 44.3 percent from the field and 37.6 percent from behind the three point line.
Shane’s Free Pick
There is going to be no shortage of scoring in this game. Oral Roberts is an elite offensive team averaging 84.4 points per game, and they are going to have no issue running up the score again in this game. St Thomas also likes to play that faster pace and they are going to have no issue running up the score here. There won’t be a whole lot of defense played here, and the over is going to cash here.