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UMKC @ Oral Roberts

Current Records: UMKC 6-10; Oral Roberts 12-3

What to Know

The Oral Roberts Golden Eagles are 3-1 against the UMKC Kangaroos since January of 2021, and they'll have a chance to extend that success Saturday. Oral Roberts and UMKC will face off in a Summit battle at 8 p.m. ET at Mabee Center. The Golden Eagles won both of their matches against UMKC last season (84-72 and 91-86) and are aiming for the same result this time around.

On Saturday, Oral Roberts wrapped up 2022 with an 80-62 victory over the Denver Pioneers.

Meanwhile, after constant struggles on the road, UMKC has finally found some success away from home. On Saturday, they wrapped up 2022 with a 75-59 win over the Nebraska Omaha Mavericks.

Oral Roberts is the favorite in this one, with an expected 15.5-point margin of victory. They have been consistent moneymakers against the spread when favored (6-2), so they might be worth a quick bet.

The wins brought the Golden Eagles up to 12-3 and the Kangaroos to 6-10. A pair of offensive stats to keep in the back of your head while watching: Oral Roberts comes into the contest boasting the eighth most points per game in college basketball at 85. Less enviably, UMKC has only been able to knock down 39.80% percent of their shots, which is the fourth lowest field goal percentage in college basketball. So the cards are definitely stacked against UMKC.

How To Watch

  • When: Saturday at 8 p.m. ET
  • Where: Mabee Center -- Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Follow: CBS Sports App


The Golden Eagles are a big 15.5-point favorite against the Kangaroos, 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 a 16-point favorite.

Over/Under: -110

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Series History

Oral Roberts have won three out of their last four games against UMKC.

  • Feb 12, 2022 - Oral Roberts 91 vs. UMKC 86
  • Jan 15, 2022 - Oral Roberts 84 vs. UMKC 72
  • Jan 24, 2021 - UMKC 81 vs. Oral Roberts 76
  • Jan 23, 2021 - Oral Roberts 60 vs. UMKC 58