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Northwestern State Demons host Sam Houston State Bearkats in college basketball action

Sam Houston State BearkatsNorthwestern State Demons
Feb 22, 8:00 PM | Prather Coliseum

Sam Houston State Bearkats vs Northwestern State Demons Odds

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The visiting Bearkats hope to send their backers to the pay window on Wednesday as they look to cover the spread at Prather Coliseum against the Northwestern State Demons.

The Bearkats will try to spoil to the party on Wednesday; they are 0-4 ATS against the number this season, while the Demons are 1-0 ATS. Sam Houston State is 1-3 on the totals; Northwestern State is 1-0.

View Sam Houston State vs Northwestern State Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Demons - Bearkats odds would favor the Bearkats if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Northwestern State is rated No. 155 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Sam Houston State is at No. 143. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 67-65 win for the Demons.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Northwestern State has the nation's No. 88-rated offensive output, at 71.8 PPG. The visiting Bearkats defense ranks No. 37 allowing on average 60.9 PPG. The Demons FG% has averaged 42.7% so far, more than the Bearkats marksmen have achieved on the year, 41.9% per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Sam Houston State owns the country's No. 29-rated mark, allowing 62.5 points per game on the highway. Northwestern State, on the other hand, rates No. 49 in scoring at home.

Last time out for Sam Houston State, they were a 59-58 loser as they battled Toledo at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 3-point favorite. Sam Houston State got 14 points from Konner Tucker but lost anyway, 59-58, to Toledo on Saturday at Bernard Johnson Coliseum.

Last time out for Northwestern State, they were a 100-86 winner as they battled Campbell at home. They covered in the match as a 1-point favorite. Shamir Davis went off for 25 points and added 5 rebounds, leading Northwestern State over Campbell, 100-86, on Saturday at Prather Coliseum.

Next up:
Sam Houston State home to Lamar, Saturday, February 25
Northwestern State at Texas-Arlington, Saturday, February 25

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