Texas A&M C.C. Islanders face Sam Houston State Bearkats: NCAA basketball odds preview and stats
Texas A&M C.C. Islanders vs Sam Houston State Bearkats Odds
Bernard Johnson Coliseum features an NCAA basketball betting clash between the host Sam Houston State Bearkats and the visiting Texas A&M C.C. Islanders in college hoops action on Friday.
This season, the Bearkats are 7-5 overall and 2-2 ATS ATS, while the Islanders are 1-10 and 0-0 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Sam Houston State boasts a 0-0 on the OU, and Texas A&M C.C. is 0-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Bearkats - Islanders odds would favor the Bearkats if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Sam Houston State is rated No. 91 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Texas A&M C.C. is at No. 333. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 69-51 win for the Bearkats.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Islanders rank No. 296 in NCAA Division 1 with 31.5 per game. That compares with Sam Houston State’s No. 55 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Sam Houston State is college basketball's No. 104-ranked team at 6.9 per game, while the Islanders rate No. 315 with 4.4 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Texas A&M C.C. owns the country's No. 258-rated mark, allowing 75 points per game on the highway. Sam Houston State, on the other hand, rates No. 154 in scoring at home.
Texas A&M C.C. was a 72-42 loser in its last match on the road against Oklahoma. The Islanders were hammered by Oklahoma on Monday, losing by a 72-42 final at Lloyd Noble Center in college basketball betting action.
Sam Houston State won its last outing, a 90-49 result against Howard Payne on December 29. Sam Houston State cruised to victory on Saturday, running Howard Payne out of the gym and running up a 90-49 score at Bernard Johnson Coliseum.
Texas A&M C.C. at McNeese State, Thursday, January 10
Sam Houston State home to Northwestern State, Monday, January 7