NCAA hoops odds preview - Texas A&M C.C. vs. Lamar
Texas A&M C.C. Islanders vs Lamar Cardinals Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Texas A&M C.C. when they take on the Lamar Cardinals on Saturday in college hoops betting action.
The Cardinals sport records of 2-14 and 1-4 ATS heading into this battle, while the Islanders have 1-12 and 0-0 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 0-1 for the Cardinals and 0-0 for the Islanders.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 315-rated Cardinals and the No. 329-ranked Islanders, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 55-48 result in favor of the Islanders.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Lamar's No. 328-ranked offense, averaging 58.2 PPG, against a Islanders defense that ranks No. 277 at 71.5 PPG. The Cardinals field goal percentage has averaged 41.4% so far, more than the Islanders marksmen have achieved on the year, 37.9% per game.
Defensively, Texas A&M C.C. features the nation's No. 238-rated defense on the road, allowing 73.4 points per game. Lamar, meanwhile, comes in at No. 293 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Texas A&M C.C., they were a 75-71 loser as they battled McNeese State on the road. The Islanders got 24 points from Will Nelson, but it was McNeese State that prevailed in a 75-71 final on Thursday at Burton Coliseum.
Lamar lost its last outing, a 68-57 result against Sam Houston State on January 10. The Cardinals endured a 68-57 loss at the hands of the Bearkats on Thursday, despite a 12-point effort from Amos Wilson at Montagne Center.
Texas A&M C.C. home to Oral Roberts, Thursday, January 17
Lamar at McNeese State, Saturday, January 19