Nicholls State Colonels vs Lamar Cardinals Odds
A key college battle sees the visiting Nicholls State Colonels travelling to Lamar Tuesday to take on the Cardinals.
This season, the Cardinals are 3-22 overall and 1-4 ATS ATS, while the Colonels are 6-17 and 1-2 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Lamar boasts a 0-1 on the OU, and Nicholls State is 1-1.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 329-rated Nicholls State taking on the No. 324-rated Cardinals in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 61-51 win for the Colonels on Tuesday.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Lamar has the nation's No. 337-rated offensive output, at 58.2 PPG. The visiting Colonels defense ranks No. 328 allowing on average 74.4 PPG. The Cardinals FG% has averaged 40.6% so far, less than the Colonels marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.1% per game.
Defensively, Nicholls State features the nation's No. 306-rated defense on the road, allowing 75.9 points per game. Lamar, meanwhile, comes in at No. 322 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Nicholls State was an 84-79 loser at home against Northwestern State. Fred Hunter scored 24 points and chipped in with 10 rebounds for a double-double, but his team still lost 84-79 against Northwestern State in college basketball action at Stopher Gym.
Last time out for Lamar, they were a 69-62 loser as they battled McNeese State at home. The Cardinals got 18 points from Rhon Mitchell, but it was McNeese State that prevailed in a 69-62 final on Saturday at Montagne Center.
Nicholls State at Texas-San Antonio, Saturday, February 23
Lamar home to Texas State, Saturday, February 23