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Nicholls State Colonels vs McNeese State Cowboys Betting Matchup Report

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Jan 25, 7:30 PM | Stopher Gym

McNeese State Cowboys vs Nicholls State Colonels Odds


The college hoops wagering menu features a clash between Nicholls State and McNeese State on Wednesday, with the host Colonels trying to win and cover the NCAAB point spread.

The Colonels currently sports a 5-13 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 2-2 ATS. The Cowboys are 7-10 and 0-0 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Colonels produce a 2-2 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Cowboys have gone 0-0 against the number.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 327 (Colonels) and the No. 134 (Cowboys) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 68-54 result in favor of the Cowboys has been projected by the scores prediction engine.


How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Nicholls State's No. 229-ranked scoring average of 65.6 PPG, against a Cowboys defense rated No. 113 and allowing 64.6 PPG. The Colonels FG% has averaged 41.9% to date this season, more than the Cowboys shooters have managed so far (41% per game).

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, McNeese State owns the country's No. 230-rated mark, allowing 72.9 points per game on the highway. Nicholls State, on the other hand, rates No. 83 in scoring at home.

McNeese State lost its last outing, a 64-61 result against Northwestern State on January 21. McNeese State got 28 points from Patrick Richard on the way to a 64-61 loss against Northwestern State on Saturday at Burton Coliseum.

Nicholls State was a 55-53 winner in its last match on the road against Southeastern Louisiana. Nicholls State got 16 points from Sam McBeath en route to a 55-53 victory over Southeastern Louisiana on Saturday at SLU University Center.

Next up:
McNeese State home to Central Arkansas, Sunday, January 29
Nicholls State at Lamar, Saturday, January 28