Nicholls State Colonels vs Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks Betting Matchup Report
Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks vs Nicholls State Colonels Odds
Nicholls State looks to cover the Colonels-Lumberjacks pointspread on Thursday and improve its overall 6-15 mark when they host Stephen F. Austin in college basketball wagering action.
Nicholls State battles the Lumberjacks, currently sitting with a 20-2 mark (0-0 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 1-1 for the Colonels and 0-0 for the Lumberjacks.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 73-rated Stephen F. Austin taking on the No. 327-rated Colonels in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 82-57 win for the Lumberjacks on Thursday.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Lumberjacks rank No. 78 in NCAA Division 1 with 37 per game. That compares with Nicholls State’s No. 302 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Nicholls State is college basketball's No. 256-ranked team at 5.4 per game, while the Lumberjacks rate No. 331 with 4.1 per game.
Defensively, Stephen F. Austin features the nation's No. 2-rated defense on the road, allowing 54.4 points per game. Nicholls State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 183 nationally in scoring at home.
Stephen F. Austin was a 77-67 winner in its last match at home against Oral Roberts. Stephen F. Austin got 21 points from Taylor Smith en route to a 77-67 victory over Oral Roberts on Saturday at William R. Johnson Coliseum.
Nicholls State was a 73-62 loser in their most recent outing at home against Southeastern Louisiana. Nicholls State got 20 points from Fred Hunter but lost anyway, 73-62, to Southeastern Louisiana on Saturday at Stopher Gym.
Stephen F. Austin at Southeastern Louisiana, Saturday, February 16
Nicholls State home to Northwestern State, Saturday, February 16