Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Tommies versus the Mavericks? Tip off is at at 8:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on Summ. The game will be played at Baxter Arena in Omaha, NE. St. Thomas (MN) is favored by -2 in this Summit conference showdown. The game's over/under is currently at 141 points.

ST. THOMAS (MN) TOMMIES VS OMAHA MAVERICKS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Omaha Mavericks +2

This game will be played at Baxter Arena at 8:00 ET on Thursday, February 1st.

WHY BET THE OMAHA MAVERICKS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 87-61 in favor of the Mavericks.
  • Not only will Omaha pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +2.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 141 points, and we like the over with a projected 148 points.

Are the Tommies Ready for a Road Win?

St. Thomas has been the favorite in 12 of their 22 games this season, going 7-5 in those matchups. They are 4-3 in Summit League play and 14-8 overall. On the road, the Tommies are 5-5, and they have a scoring margin of +4.6 points per game.

In their most recent game, St. Thomas lost to North Dakota by a score of 74-64. Over their last 10 games on the road, the Tommies have gone 5-5, and they are 3-2 in their last five road games. So far this season, they have a record of 10-5 in non-conference play.

St. Thomas has an overall ATS record of 12-7 this season. On the road, they have gone 8-2 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Tommies have an ATS mark of 5-5.

This season, the over/under record for St. Thomas is 8-11 and today's line of 141 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (136.5). So far, 11 of their games have finished with more points than today's OU line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 143 points and their OU record during this stretch is 2-1.

Coming off their recent game, the St. Thomas (MN) offense tallied 64 points in a matchup against North Dakota. Their field goal percentage for the game was 43.1%, and they made 4 threes. For the season, the St. Thomas (MN) offense has been one of the more efficient shooting teams in the NCAA with a field goal percentage of 46%. So far, they have hit 56% of their looks from inside the arc, and are averaging 9.1 made three's per contest.

So far, the Tommies' defense is ranked 17th in the country at 63.7 points per contest. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, St. Thomas (MN)'s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 39.5% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 30.4% this season.

Does Omaha Have What it Takes at Home?

Omaha comes into this game with an 11-12 record, including a 4-3 mark at home. They are 3-9 on the road this season, and their average scoring margin at home is +5.3 compared to -4.2 on the road.

As the underdog, the Mavericks have gone 3-9 this season. In their last game, they beat Denver by a score of 91-72. Over their last 10 games at home, Omaha is 7-3.

As the underdog this season, Omaha has gone 8-4 vs. the spread. At home, their ATS mark is 4-3 and over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Mavericks are 6-4 vs. the spread. In their last three games at home, Omaha is 2-1 vs. the spread.

So far this season, the over/under record for Omaha games is 9-10. Today's over/under line of 141 is right in line with the average over/under line in their games this year (145.8). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 149 points and the over/under record is 2-1.

Omaha finished with 91 points in their game against Denver. This total surpasses their season-average of 74.8 points per game. Leading the team in scoring was Frankie Fidler with 31 points. Marquel Sutton also added 22 points for the Mavericks.

At this time, the Mavericks' defense is positioned 140th in the country, permitting 70.9 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Omaha's defense has allowed opponents to shoot 38.3% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 30.0% this season.