Northwestern State Demons take on Cowboys in NCAA basketball test
Northwestern State Demons vs McNeese State Cowboys Odds
McNeese State will look to improve on its 8-11 record on Sunday when they host Northwestern State in NCAA basketball odds action at Burton Coliseum.
This season, the Cowboys are 8-11 overall and 0-1 ATS ATS, while the Demons are 13-6 and 0-0 ATS against the number. As for the totals, McNeese State boasts a 1-0 on the OU, and Northwestern State is 0-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Cowboys, most recently No. 207 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Demons, who rate No. 47 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 85-69 victory for the Demons.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature McNeese State's No. 183-rated squad against Northwestern State's No. 7-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, McNeese State rates No. 320 in the country with 4.4 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 185 nationally with 6 per match.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Northwestern State owns the country's No. 314-rated mark, allowing 76.7 points per game on the highway. McNeese State, on the other hand, rates No. 194 in scoring at home.
In their last action, Northwestern State was an 85-63 winner on the road against Lamar. The battle between the Demons and Cardinals didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Lamar was handed an 85-63 defeat on Thursday at Montagne Center.
McNeese State lost its last outing, a 59-39 result against Stephen F. Austin on January 30. McNeese State was run off the court by the Lumberjacks on Wednesday as Stephen F. Austin routed them 59-39 at Burton Coliseum.
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