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Sam Houston State Bearkats visit Southeastern Louisiana Lions in NCAAB hoops battle

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Feb 4, 7:00 PM | SLU University Center

Sam Houston State Bearkats vs Southeastern Louisiana Lions Odds


Sam Houston State pays a visit to Southeastern Louisiana on Saturday, hoping to send the Lions to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at SLU University Center.

The Bearkats will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 0-3 ATS against the number this season, while the Lions are 1-0 ATS. Sam Houston State is 1-2 on the totals; Southeastern Louisiana is 0-1.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 160-ranked Lions and the No. 140-rated Bearkats in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 59-57 win for the Bearkats on Saturday.


How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Southeastern Louisiana's No. 129-rated squad against Sam Houston State's No. 184-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Southeastern Louisiana rates No. 290 in the country with 5 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 301 nationally with 4.8 per match.

Defensively, Sam Houston State features the nation's No. 48-rated defense on the road, allowing 64.1 points per game. Southeastern Louisiana, meanwhile, comes in at No. 211 nationally in scoring at home.

Sam Houston State was a 67-61 loser in its last match at home against McNeese State. The Bearkats endured a 67-61 loss at the hands of the Cowboys on Wednesday, despite a 16-point effort from Demarcus Gatlin at Bernard Johnson Coliseum.

In their last action, Southeastern Louisiana was an 83-59 loser at home against Lamar. The Lions were hammered by Lamar on Wednesday, losing by an 83-59 final at SLU University Center in college basketball betting action.

Next up:
Sam Houston State home to Texas-Arlington, Wednesday, February 8
Southeastern Louisiana at Texas-San Antonio, Wednesday, February 8