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Denver Pioneers vs UMKC Kangaroos 01/17/2022 Game Analysis, Odds and Picks

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Denver Pioneers vs UMKC Kangaroos 01-17-2022 Game Analysis Odds and Picks

Denver Pioneers vs UMKC Kangaroos 01/17/2022 – The Denver Pioneers will hit the road in this game as they square off against the UMKC Kangaroos from Swinney Recreation Center in Kansas City, Missouri. The Pioneers are eighth in the Summit League and they enter this game riding a three-game losing streak. UMKC is at the sixth spot and they hope to rebound from their last defeat at home. The Pioneers are way behind the average mark and the Kangaroos are better with their overall performance. The online sportsbook odds have a winner for this game based on the odds and betting trends.

Denver Pioneers vs UMKC Kangaroos 01/17/2022

When:Monday, January 17, 8:00 PM ET
Where:Swinney Recreation Center, Kansas City, Missouri
Denver Pioneers vs UMKC Kangaroos 01/17/2022
Denver Pioneers+8.5 (-107)135.5 o (-107)+300
UMKC Kangaroos-8.5 (-107)135.5 u (-107)-444
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Denver Pioneers

Denver is holding a 2-5 conference record and is 6-14 with their overall play. The Pioneers had a terrible defeat against the South Dakota State Jackrabbits. Denver scored 62 and gave up 80 in return. Denverโ€™s offense is reaching an average of 68.6 points per game. From the defensive end, they are giving up 73.5 to opponents and are shooting at 45 percent. The leader in scoring with 16.3 points is KJ Hunt. From the rebounding department, Michael Henn has taken the lead with 4.5 boards.

Players to watch: K. Hunt G (GP 19, MIN 31.8, PTS 16.3, REB 4.9, AST 3.5, STL 1.1, BLK 0.4, TO 3.1, FG% 43.7, FT% 75.3, 3P% 32.1), J. Johnson G (GP 20, MIN 31.8, PTS 11.2, REB 2.5, AST 2.8, STL 0.9, BLK 0.3, TO 2.4, FG% 38.7, FT% 87.1, 3P% 36.7), C. Porter G (GP 16, MIN 21.1, PTS 9.5, REB 2.3, AST 0.6, STL 0.3, BLK 0.1, TO 1.1, FG% 45.2, FT% 65.2, 3P% 41.8).

UMKC Kangaroos

The Kangaroos are 2-2 with their conference record and are 8-7 with their overall play. UMKC dropped their last game against Oral Roberts with a final score of 84-72. The Kangaroos are averaging at 70.4 points per game and are giving up 63.4 to opponents. The leader in scoring with 12.9 points is Evan Gilyard. The Kangaroos are shooting at a solid 69.5 percent with their field goal attempts and are closing in at 34.4 percent from the three-point radar. Arkel Lamar, Marvin Nesbitt Jr., and Josiah Allick are the other notable players.

Players to watch: E. Gilyard II G (GP 15, MIN 26.3, PTS 12.9, REB 1.6, AST 2.9, STL 1.3, BLK 0.1, TO 1.7, FG% 42.1, FT% 73.7, 3P% 37.8), A. Lamar F (GP 5, MIN 24.8, PTS 12.2, REB 6, AST 1.6, STL 1.2, BLK 0.2, TO 1, FG% 36.5, FT% 60, 3P% 27.3), J. Allick F (GP 10, MIN 23.8, PTS 11.7, REB 5.5, AST 1.4, STL 0.5, BLK 0.6, TO 2.3, FG% 54.3, FT% 70, 3P% 30.8).

Denver Pioneers vs UMKC Kangaroos Betting Predictions


Denver Pioneers

Denver are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Denver’s last 7 games.
Pioneers are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
Denver are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games against UMKC.
Denver are 0-20 SU in their last 20 games on the road.

UMKC Kangaroos

UMKC are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of UMKC’s last 7 games.
Kangaroos are 10-1 SU in their last 11 games at home.
UMKC are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games this season.
UMKC are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games against an opponent in the Summit League conference.

Denver Pioneers vs UMKC Kangaroos Betting Picks

Summary: The Pioneers are a disaster and they have plenty of work with limited time. Denverโ€™s unbalanced team will not stand a chance against the Kangaroos. The NCAA basketball bets today favor a victory for the Kangaroos.

Moneyline: The ML for the Pioneers is +300 and the ML for the Kangaroos is -444.

ATS: An ATS of +8.5 (-107) is out for the Pioneers and an ATS of -8.5 (-107) is out for the Kangaroos.

Totals: The total will go over 135.5 (-107) for Denver and the same will go under for UMKC.

Score Prediction: 78-64, UMKC Kangaroos win.