Omaha vs. UMKC Summit Tournament Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Friday, March 3, 2023

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Omaha vs. UMKC Summit Tournament Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Friday, March 3, 2023

College Basketball Predictions

The No. 10 seed Omaha Mavericks (8-22, 4-14 Summit) are favored by 2 points when they play the No. 7 seed UMKC Kangaroos (11-20, 7-11 Summit) in the Summit Tournament. The teams will look to take another step toward an automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament bracket on Friday at Denny Sanford Premier Center starting at 9:30 PM and airing on ESPN+. The point total is set at 133 in the matchup.

Omaha vs. UMKC Odds

  • Omaha odds to win: -132
  • UMKC odds to win: +111
  • Spread: Omaha (-2)
  • Total: 133

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Friday, March 3, 2023
  • Time: 9:30 PM ET
  • TV: ESPN+
  • Where: Sioux Falls, South Dakota
  • Venue: Denny Sanford Premier Center

Who Will Win Omaha vs. UMKC?

Omaha and UMKC Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

Omaha is 2-1 against the spread when favored by 2 points or more this season.

UMKC is 8-8 against the spread when an underdog by 2 points or more this season.

The two teams average a combined 0.3 more points per game (133.3) than this game’s total of 133 points.

Opponents of these two teams have averaged a combined 145.7 points per game, 12.7 more than the over/under for this matchup.

Omaha’s average total in matchups this year has been 145.9, 12.9 points higher than the total in this particular game.

The average point total for the Kangaroos this year is 0.1 points higher than this game’s over/under.

The Mavericks are 15-14-0 ATS this season.

The Kangaroos’ ATS record is 13-16-0 this season.

Omaha Stats & Insights

Omaha has a -250 scoring differential, falling short by 8.3 points per game. It is putting up 68.8 points per game to rank 259th in college basketball and is allowing 77.1 per contest to rank 342nd in college basketball.

Omaha is 286th in the country at 29.8 rebounds per game. That’s 2.2 fewer than the 32.0 its opponents average.

The Mavericks knock down 3.0 fewer threes per game than the opposition, 5.6 (336th in college basketball) compared to their opponents’ 8.6.

Omaha ranks 258th in college basketball by averaging 90.6 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively is 359th in college basketball, allowing 101.6 points per 100 possessions.

The Mavericks score 76.2 points per game when playing at home, compared to 62.4 points per game when playing on the road, a difference of 13.8 points per contest.

UMKC Stats & Insights

UMKC is being outscored by 4.1 points per game, with a -127 scoring differential overall. It puts up 64.5 points per game (338th in college basketball), and allows 68.6 per outing (132nd in college basketball).

The 33.5 rebounds per game UMKC accumulates rank 82nd in the nation, 3.9 more than the 29.6 its opponents pull down.

UMKC knocks down 5.8 three-pointers per game (326th in college basketball), 1.7 fewer than its opponents. It is shooting 28.1% from beyond the arc (361st in college basketball) and its opponents are shooting 34.2%.

UMKC ranks 344th in college basketball averaging 84.9 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively is 146th, allowing 90.3 points per 100 possessions.

At home the Kangaroos are scoring 66.6 points per game, 5.0 more than they are averaging away (61.6).

Omaha Key Players to Watch

The scoring and rebounding leader for the Mavericks is Frankie Fidler, who puts up 14.6 points and 5.7 rebounds per game.

Omaha’s best passer is JJ White, who averages 4.0 assists per game to go with his 9.8 PPG scoring average.

Luke Jungers makes more threes per game than any other member of the Mavericks, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 1.4 per contest.

Fidler and Dylan Brougham lead Omaha on the defensive end, with Fidler leading the team in steals averaging 1.3 per game and Brougham in blocks averaging 1.3 per contest.

UMKC Key Players to Watch

Rayquawndis Mitchell sits at the top of the Kangaroos scoring leaderboard with 17.4 points per game. He also pulls down 3.8 rebounds and dishes out 1.6 assists per game.

Allen David Mukeba Jr. has a stat line of 7.5 rebounds, 9.4 points and 1.6 assists per game for UMKC to take the top rebound spot on the team. Shemarri Allen has the top spot for assists with 2.7 per game, adding 17.0 points and 5.0 rebounds per matchup.

Mitchell averages 2.5 three-pointers per game, the most on the Kangaroos.

Allen (2.0 steals per game) is the steal leader for UMKC while Jeff Ngandu (1.4 blocks per game) is the block leader.

Omaha vs. UMKC Prediction

  • Pick ATS:

    UMKC (+2)

  • Pick OU:

    Over (133)

  • Prediction:
    UMKC 70, Omaha 68
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Andy has been involved in sports betting on and off his entire adult life and has been creating content surrounding it for the past five years. While the NFL is his first love, he also bets hundreds of college basketball games every winter and loves sweating golf DFS during the football offseason.