The Denver Pioneers (1-9) will look to end a nine-game losing streak when they host the North Dakota Fightin’ Hawks (4-12) on Friday, February 5, 2021 at Hamilton Gymnasium as just 2.5-point underdogs. The game airs at 2:00 PM ET. The matchup has an over/under of 143.5 points.
The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 5, 2021, 2:15 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.
Best Betting Odds
Fightin’ Hawks (-2.5)
Both DraftKings and the model expect the Fightin’ Hawks to walk away with the win, but the model spread (4.4) is 1.9 points further in their direction.
DraftKings and the model are extremely close in their point total projections for this contest, within 0.1 points of each other.
Prediction: North Dakota 74, Denver 70
Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.
Examining the Over/Under
- The average implied total for the Fightin’ Hawks this season is 73.6 points, 0.6 more points than their implied total of 73 points in Friday’s game.
- North Dakota has scored more than its implied point total for this matchup (73) seven times this season.
- The 76.1-point average implied total on the season for the Pioneers is 5.1 more points than the team’s 71-point implied total in this matchup.
- Denver has scored more than 71 points in four games this season.
Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.
North Dakota and Denver Records ATS
|ATS Record||ATS Record Against 2.5+ Point Spread||Over/Under Record (O-U-P)|
Against The Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.
Last 5 Games
|1/30/2021||Western Illinois||Loss||99-87||1/23/2021||North Dakota State||Loss||84-58|
|1/29/2021||Western Illinois||Win||83-81||1/22/2021||North Dakota State||Loss||70-58|
|1/23/2021||South Dakota State||Loss||85-74||1/16/2021||Oral Roberts||Loss||91-82|
|1/22/2021||South Dakota State||Loss||92-73||1/15/2021||Oral Roberts||Loss||88-84|
|1/16/2021||North Dakota State||Win||82-78||12/19/2020||Texas State||Loss||70-68|
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