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Houston Baptist Huskies home to Cougars in NCAAB betting action

Chicago State CougarsHouston Baptist Huskies
Feb 16, 8:05 PM | Sharp Gym

Chicago State Cougars vs Houston Baptist Huskies Odds

3-22TEAM RECORD8-16

A key college battle sees the visiting Cougars travelling to Houston Baptist Thursday to take on the Huskies on Thursday.

The Huskies currently sports a 8-16 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 2-1 ATS. The Cougars are 3-22 and 0-0 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Huskies produce a 2-1 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Cougars have gone 0-0 against the number.

View Chicago State vs Houston Baptist Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Huskies - Cougars odds would favor the Huskies if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Houston Baptist is rated No. 180 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Chicago State is at No. 322. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 70-58 win for the Huskies.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Cougars rank No. 158 in NCAA Division 1 with 34.9 per game. That compares with Houston Baptist’s No. 58 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Houston Baptist is college basketball's No. 226-ranked team at 5.6 per game, while the Cougars rate No. 231 with 5.6 per game.

Defensively, Chicago State features the nation's No. 339-rated defense on the road, allowing 82.9 points per game. Houston Baptist, meanwhile, comes in at No. 21 nationally in scoring at home.

Chicago State was a 66-61 loser in its last match at home against Utah Valley. Chicago State suffered a 66-61 loss against Utah Valley on Saturday, getting 19 points from Matt Samuels in a losing effort at Jones Convocation Center.

Houston Baptist was a 93-72 winner in its last match at home against Ecclesia. Houston Baptist cruised to victory on Saturday, running Ecclesia out of the gym and running up a 93-72 score at Sharp Gym.

Next up:
Chicago State at Texas-Pan American, Saturday, February 18
Houston Baptist home to NJIT, Saturday, February 18

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