Omaha Mavericks vs. Western Illinois Leathernecks: 2/5/2021 Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Betting Trends

Written by on February 5, 2021

The Omaha Mavericks (2-12) are favored (-5.5) to end an eight-game losing streak when they host the Western Illinois Leathernecks (3-11) at 9:00 PM ET on Friday, February 5, 2021 at Baxter Arena. The point total for the matchup is set at 152.5.

Betting Information

Omaha vs Western Illinois Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Omaha -5.5 -112 -110 152.5 -109 -113 -242 194

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Omaha vs Western Illinois
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Western Illinois (+5.5) Under (152.5) Omaha 76 Western Illinois 73

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Total Facts

  • In four of 14 outings (28.6%) this year, the Mavericks and their opponents have combined for this matchup’s over/under of 152.5 points.
  • Western Illinois and its opponents have combined to score at least 152.5 points in 57.1% of their matchups this year (eight of 14 chances).
  • These teams average a combined 137 points per game, 15.5 fewer points than the over/under of 152.5 set for this matchup.
  • Opponents of the two teams average a combined 6.0 more points per game (158.5) than this matchup’s total of 152.5 points.
  • The Mavericks average point total in matchups this year is 144, 8.5 points less than the over/under in this game.
  • The average total for Leathernecks games this year is 1.0 fewer point than the point total of 152.5 for this outing.

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Omaha Betting Information

  • Omaha has covered in just five of 13 matchups this season.
  • The Mavericks have struggled to cover, going just 0-1 ATS when favored by at least 5.5 points.
  • Omaha has more often than not combined with its adversaries to fall short of the over, doing so 6 times in 13 contests (46.2%).

Western Illinois Betting Information

  • Western Illinois has a 7-4-1 record against the spread, covering in 58.3% of their matchups.
  • Western Illinois has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 58.3% of matchups this year (7 out of 12 contests).

Head to Head

Omaha vs Western Illinois (Last 4 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/22/2020 Omaha -5 153.5 -226 +178 Regular Season 93-86 OMAHA
1/23/2020 Omaha -11 158 -730 +488 Regular Season 87-82 OMAHA
2/20/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 77-63 OMAHA
1/17/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 80-71 OMAHA

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Omaha Leaders

  • Marlon Ruffin leads the Mavericks in scoring, tallying 13.4 points per game to go with 3.6 rebounds and 1.4 assists.
  • Omaha’s leading rebounder is Matt Pile averaging 8.3 boards per game and its best passer is Ayo Akinwole and his 2.8 assists per game.
  • Ruffin provides the most three-point shooting production for the Mavericks. He knocks down 1.4 threes per game.
  • Akinwole is the Mavericks leader in steals, averaging 0.9 steals per game, while Pile leads them in blocks with 0.8 per contest.

Western Illinois Leaders

  • Will Carius is the top scorer for the Leathernecks with 13.9 points per game. He also tacks on 4.9 rebounds and 1.2 assists per game to his stats.
  • Tamell Pearson is at the top of the Leathernecks rebounding leaderboard with 7.3 rebounds per game, and Marcus Watson Jr. paces the squad in assists with 2.9 per outing.
  • Ruffin paces his teammates on the Leathernecks with 2.5 made threes per outing.
  • Watson (1.3 steals per game) and Adam Anhold (1.0 block per game) lead the Leathernecks in steals and blocks, respectively.
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