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

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
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.

Pick OU:
Over (143.5)

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.

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North Dakota and Denver Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 2.5+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Fightin’ Hawks 4-10 0-3 8-6
Pioneers 4-5 0-0 6-3

Against The Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Last 5 Games

North Dakota

Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
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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