Nicholls State Colonels vs Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks Odds
Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Saturday when the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks try to run the Nicholls State Colonels off the court at William R. Johnson Coliseum in college hoops action.
The Lumberjacks bring a 15-1 record (0-0 ATS) to this tilt against the 4-11 Colonels, who are 1-2 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Stephen F. Austin go 0-0 so far and the Colonels go 1-1.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 79-ranked Lumberjacks and the No. 335-rated Colonels in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 82-56 win for the Lumberjacks on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Colonels rank No. 306 in NCAA Division 1 with 31.3 per game. That compares with Stephen F. Austin’s No. 111 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Stephen F. Austin is college basketball's No. 324-ranked team at 4.2 per game, while the Colonels rate No. 246 with 5.5 per game.
Defensively, Nicholls State features the nation's No. 265-rated defense on the road, allowing 74.7 points per game. Stephen F. Austin, meanwhile, comes in at No. 208 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Nicholls State was a 93-78 winner on the road against Northwestern State. Northwestern State was victimized for 27 points and 11 rebounds by Fred Hunter as the Colonels bested the Demons 93-78 in college basketball action on Thursday.
In their last action, Stephen F. Austin was a 52-40 winner at home against Southeastern Louisiana. Stephen F. Austin earned a 52-40 victory over Southeastern Louisiana on Thursday, getting 15 points from Taylor Smith at William R. Johnson Coliseum.
Nicholls State home to Texas A&M C.C., Thursday, January 24
Stephen F. Austin at Northwestern State, Saturday, January 26