Northern Kentucky vs Oakland: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 8, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 8, 2021

The Northern Kentucky Norse (14-10) visit the Oakland Golden Grizzlies (11-17) as  favorites after Marques Warrick scored 20 points in the Norse 70-69 victory over Detroit Mercy. The game airs on ESPN2 at 9:30 PM ET on Monday, March 8. The matchup’s point total is set at .

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 8, 2021, 2:18 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Northern Kentucky Betting Information

  • Northern Kentucky has a 12-10-1 record ATS this year.
  • The Norse are 2-6-1 against the spread this season when they are at least a 1.5-point favorite.
  • In 60.9% of their games this season (14/23), the Norse and their opponents have outscored the set over/under.
  • In their last game, the Norse got a team-high 20 points from Warrick on the way to a 70-69 win against Detroit Mercy on Tuesday. They covered the spread as 2-point underdogs, and the teams combined to score 139 points to go under the 146 point total.

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

Northern Kentucky Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Trevon Faulkner 24 16.3 5.5 2.5 1.5 0.0 1.1
Marques Warrick 24 16.1 2.5 1.8 0.8 0.3 2.2
Bryson Langdon 24 10.5 2.3 3.9 1.2 0.0 0.9
Adrian Nelson 24 8.5 9.8 0.7 1.0 0.6 0.0
David Bohm 24 7.6 2.8 0.8 0.3 0.2 1.0

Oakland Betting Information

  • Oakland has routinely covered the spread this season with a record ATS of 15-12.
  • When they play as at least a 1.5-point underdog, the Golden Grizzlies often have trouble covering with only a 4-5 record against the spread.
  • 22 of Oakland’s 28 games (78.6%) this season have covered the over/under.
  • Their last time out, the Golden Grizzlies saw Rashad Williams score a team-high 22 points to lead them to an 87-83 victory against Youngstown State on Tuesday. They were 3-point favorites and covered the spread, and the teams scored 170 total points to top the 151.5-point over/under.

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

Oakland Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Jalen Moore 28 17.9 4.1 8.5 1.8 0.0 1.7
Rashad Williams 26 13.4 1.5 1.0 0.8 0.0 3.3
Daniel Oladapo 28 13.0 8.9 1.7 1.1 0.3 0.0
Micah Parrish 27 8.8 5.7 0.9 1.7 0.4 0.5
Trey Townsend 28 8.5 6.0 0.8 1.4 0.8 0.4

Total Facts

  • Northern Kentucky’s games this year have resulted in a higher total score than Monday’s matchup total (148.5 points) in 29.2% of opportunities (seven out of 24 matchups).
  • In 75% of Oakland’s games this season (21 of 28), the total points scored was higher than Monday’s 148.5-point over/under.
  • The Norse average 71.9 points per game against the Golden Grizzlies’ 75.1, totaling 1.5 points under the matchup’s over/under of 148.5.
  • This matchup’s point total is 4.9 fewer points than the 153.4 these two teams combine to give up per game in 2020-21.
  • The Norse have seen a 143.2 average over/under in their games this season, 5.3 points fewer than the over/under in this contest.
  • The over/under for this game is 8.6 points fewer than the average over/under in Golden Grizzlies games this season (157.1 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/6/2020 Northern Kentucky Northern Kentucky -9.5 136 -547 +392 Regular Season 73-70 N KY
1/5/2020 Oakland Oakland -2.5 130.5 -148 +120 Regular Season 75-64 N KY
2/9/2019 N/A Northern Kentucky N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 79-64 N KY
1/3/2019 N/A Oakland N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 76-74 OAK

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