Northwestern State Demons vs McNeese State Cowboys Preview
McNeese State Cowboys vs Northwestern State Demons Odds
McNeese State travels to Northwestern State on Thursday, hoping to boost its 6-4 record with a victory over the Demons.
The Demons sport records of 6-4 and 0-0 ATS heading into this battle, while the Cowboys have 6-4 and 0-1 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 0-0 for the Demons and 1-0 for the Cowboys.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 28 (Demons) and the No. 96 (Cowboys) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 87-74 result in favor of the Demons has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Northwestern State's No. 7-rated squad against McNeese State's No. 214-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Northwestern State rates No. 215 in the country with 5.8 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 329 nationally with 4 per match.
Defensively, McNeese State features the nation's No. 290-rated defense on the road, allowing 77 points per game. Northwestern State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 1 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for McNeese State, they were a 97-63 loser as they battled North Carolina on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 24.5-point underdog. McNeese State was crushed on Saturday, getting blown out by North Carolina and falling by a 97-63 score at Dean Smith Center.
Last time out for Northwestern State, they were a 102-52 winner as they battled Letourneau at home. The Demons blew out Letourneau on Monday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 102-52 win at Prather Coliseum.
McNeese State at Stephen F. Austin, Saturday, January 5
Northwestern State home to Lamar, Saturday, January 5