Southeastern Louisiana Lions visit Nicholls State Colonels in college basketball clash
Southeastern Louisiana Lions vs Nicholls State Colonels Odds
Nicholls State looks to cover the Colonels-Lions pointspread on Saturday and improve its overall 6-14 mark when they host Southeastern Louisiana in college basketball wagering action.
Nicholls State battles the Lions, currently sitting with a 8-12 mark (0-0 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 1-1 for the Colonels and 0-0 for the Lions.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Colonels at No. 321 and the Lions at No. 283 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 63-61 result in favor of the Colonels.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Nicholls State's No. 302-rated squad against Southeastern Louisiana's No. 168-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Nicholls State rates No. 253 in the country with 5.4 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 286 nationally with 5 per match.
Defensively, Southeastern Louisiana features the nation's No. 253-rated defense on the road, allowing 73.2 points per game. Nicholls State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 150 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Southeastern Louisiana, they were a 65-59 loser as they battled Oral Roberts on the road. The Lions endured a 65-59 loss at the hands of the Golden Eagles on Saturday, despite a 17-point effort from Dre Evans at Mabee Center.
Nicholls State was a 79-76 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Central Arkansas. Nicholls State got 36 points from Fred Hunter en route to a 79-76 loss at the hands of Nicholls State on Saturday at Farris Center.
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