Houston Baptist Huskies vs Chicago State Cougars Odds
The Chicago State Cougars will try to pay off for their supporters on Saturday when they play host to the Houston Baptist Huskies at Jones Convocation Center in NCAA basketball action.
Chicago State battles the Huskies, currently sitting with a 4-13 mark (0-1 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 1-2 for the Cougars and 0-1 for the Huskies.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Cougars, most recently No. 286 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Huskies, who rate No. 306 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 59-58 victory for the Cougars.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Huskies rank No. 164 in NCAA Division 1 with 35.4 per game. That compares with Chicago State’s No. 215 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Chicago State is college basketball's No. 71-ranked team at 7.3 per game, while the Huskies rate No. 328 with 4.1 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Houston Baptist owns the country's No. 224-rated mark, allowing 72.2 points per game on the highway. Chicago State, on the other hand, rates No. 129 in scoring at home.
Houston Baptist was a 72-44 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Texas El Paso. The Huskies were hammered by Texas El Paso on Monday, losing by a 72-44 final at Haskins Center in college basketball betting action.
Chicago State was a 77-53 winner in its last match at home against Benedictine College. The Cougars blew out Benedictine College on Monday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 77-53 win at Jones Convocation Center.
Houston Baptist at UMKC, Tuesday, January 22
Chicago State home to Loyola of Chicago, Sunday, January 20