The UMKC Kangaroos (6-8) are heavily favored (-11) to build on a three-game winning streak when they host the Denver Pioneers (2-12) at 8:00 PM ET on Friday, February 19, 2021 at Swinney Recreation Center. The over/under is 128 in the matchup.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 19, 2021, 2:16 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Kangaroos (-11)

The DraftKings line for this game has the Kangaroos favored by 11, while the model predicts they’ll win by considerably more (14.1 points). Put your money on the Kangaroos.

Pick OU:
Over (128)

In this game, the model projects a total (136.4 points) significantly higher than the DraftKings over/under (128 points). Bet on the over.

Prediction: UMKC 75, Denver 61

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 Kangaroos this season is 69.3 points, 0.7 fewer points than their implied total of 70 points in Friday’s game.
  • UMKC is attempting to outscore its implied point total for this matchup (70) for the third time this season.
  • The average implied point total on the season for the Pioneers (76) is 17 more points than the team’s implied total in this matchup (59).
  • Denver has scored more than this game’s implied total of 59 points 12 times this season.

Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.

UMKC and Denver Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 11+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Kangaroos 7-4-1 0-0 4-6-2
Pioneers 6-7 0-0 9-4

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

Last 5 Games

UMKC

Denver
Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
2/13/2021 Omaha Win 55-47 2/13/2021 Western Illinois Loss 82-75
2/12/2021 Omaha Win 62-52 2/12/2021 Western Illinois Loss 75-69
1/30/2021 North Dakota State Win 49-47 2/6/2021 North Dakota Win 85-81
1/29/2021 North Dakota State Loss 71-67 2/5/2021 North Dakota Loss 85-82
1/24/2021 Oral Roberts Win 81-76 1/23/2021 North Dakota State Loss 84-58

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