Oral Roberts @ St. Thomas (MN)
Current Records: Oral Roberts 21-4; St. Thomas (MN) 16-10
What to Know
After two games on the road, the St. Thomas (MN) Tommies are heading back home. The Tommies and the Oral Roberts Golden Eagles will face off in a Summit battle at 8 p.m. ET Thursday at Schoenecker Arena. These two teams seek to continue their momentum from their previous wins.
While not quite a landslide, the matchup between St. Thomas (MN) and the Denver Pioneers on Saturday was still a pretty decisive one as St. Thomas (MN) wrapped it up with a 68-57 win on the road.
Meanwhile, Oral Roberts made easy work of the UMKC Roos on Saturday and carried off an 85-57 victory.
St. Thomas (MN) is expected to lose this next one by 9. Those betting on them against the spread shouldn't have high expectations for them since the squad is 2-4-1 ATS when expected to lose.
The wins brought St. Thomas (MN) up to 16-10 and the Golden Eagles to 21-4. A pair of stats to keep an eye on: The Tommies have allowed their opponents to shoot 46% from the floor on average, which is the 33rd highest shooting percentage allowed in college basketball. Oral Roberts' offense has more to brag about, as they they enter the contest with a 48.40% field goal percentage, good for 21st best in college basketball. So the cards are definitely stacked in their favor.
How To Watch
- When: Thursday at 8 p.m. ET
- Where: Schoenecker Arena -- St. Paul, Minnesota
- Follow: CBS Sports App
The Golden Eagles are a big 9-point favorite against the Tommies, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Golden Eagles as an 8-point favorite.
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Oral Roberts have won all of the games they've played against St. Thomas (MN) in the last three years.
- Jan 14, 2023 - Oral Roberts 81 vs. St. Thomas (MN) 69
- Feb 05, 2022 - Oral Roberts 88 vs. St. Thomas (MN) 66
- Jan 06, 2022 - Oral Roberts 81 vs. St. Thomas (MN) 66