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UMKC vs Denver Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - Summit League Tournament

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UMKC vs Denver Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - Summit League Tournament

The No. 2 seed UMKC Kangaroos (16-15, 10-6 Summit League) are taking on the No. 7 seed Denver Pioneers (15-16, 6-10 Summit League) in the Summit League tournament on Saturday at Denny Sanford Premier Center, at 9:30 PM ET airing on Summit League Network.

Before you place your bet on this matchup at FanDuel Sportsbook, here are the NCAA basketball odds and spreads you need to know.

UMKC vs. Denver Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Saturday, March 9, 2024
  • Game Time: 9:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: Summit League Network
  • Location: Sioux Falls, South Dakota
  • Arena: Denny Sanford Premier Center

UMKC vs. Denver Picks and Prediction

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: UMKC win (61.6%)

Read these betting insights and trends before you bet on Saturday's UMKC-Denver spread (UMKC -5.5) or total (148.5 points).

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UMKC vs. Denver: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • UMKC has covered 16 times in 28 matchups with a spread this season.
  • Denver has put together an 11-16-0 ATS record so far this year.
  • UMKC (2-1) covers a higher percentage of games when it is favored by 5.5 points or more this season (66.7%) than Denver (2-3) does as a 5.5+-point underdog (40%).
  • The Kangaroos have covered the spread in a higher percentage of their home games than road games. They have covered seven times in 10 opportunities at home, and they've covered eight times in 15 opportunities in road games.
  • In 2023-24 against the spread, the Pioneers have a better winning percentage at home (.500, 5-5-0 record) than on the road (.333, 5-10-0).
  • UMKC's record against the spread in conference action is 12-4-0.
  • Denver has five wins against the spread in 16 Summit League games this year.

UMKC vs. Denver: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • UMKC has been victorious in six of the nine contests it has been chosen as moneyline favorites in this season.
  • The Kangaroos have yet to lose in three games when named as moneyline favorite of -245 or better.
  • Denver has won five of the 16 games it was the underdog on the moneyline this season (31.2%).
  • The Pioneers have played in five games as a moneyline underdog with odds of +198 or longer without claiming a victory.
  • UMKC has an implied victory probability of 71% according to the moneyline set for this matchup.

UMKC vs. Denver Head-to-Head Comparison

  • UMKC's +84 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 2.8 points per game) is a result of scoring 72.3 points per game (222nd in college basketball) while giving up 69.5 per contest (102nd in college basketball).
  • Jamar Brown paces UMKC, recording 15.3 points per game (251st in college basketball).
  • Denver puts up 82.6 points per game (18th in college basketball) while allowing 81.9 per outing (359th in college basketball). It has a +22 scoring differential.
  • Denver's leading scorer, Tommy Bruner, is first in the country, putting up 24.5 points per game.
  • The Kangaroos win the rebound battle by four boards on average. They collect 36.1 rebounds per game, which ranks 134th in college basketball, while their opponents grab 32.1 per outing.
  • Brown leads the Kangaroos with 6.1 rebounds per game (317th in college basketball action).
  • The Pioneers are 166th in college basketball at 35.5 rebounds per game. That's similar to the 36.3 their opponents average.
  • Touko Tainamo paces the Pioneers with 7.9 rebounds per game (101st in college basketball).
  • UMKC ranks 177th in college basketball with 95 points scored per 100 possessions, and 136th in college basketball defensively with 91.4 points conceded per 100 possessions.
  • The Pioneers put up 101.7 points per 100 possessions (42nd in college basketball), while giving up 100.8 points per 100 possessions (349th in college basketball).

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