Texas A&M C.C. Islanders visit Northwestern State Demons in NCAA Basketball wagering battle
Texas A&M C.C. Islanders vs Northwestern State Demons Odds
The Northwestern State Demons will be trying to slam the Texas A&M C.C. Islanders on Thursday when the teams tip off at Prather Coliseum in college betting action.
Northwestern State will face the 6-21 Islanders, who own a 0-0-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Demons are 0-0-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Islanders are 0-1 favoring the OVER.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Demons sit at No. 75 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Islanders sit at No. 318 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Demons will win this game 81-64.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Northwestern State's No. 1 nationally ranked offense (82.9 points per game) against a Islanders defense that sits as the No. 210 at 68.1 PPG. The Demons have been averaging 46.1% from the field, more than the Islanders have managed so far this season (40.7% on average).
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Texas A&M C.C. owns the country's No. 177-rated mark, allowing 69.8 points per game on the highway. Northwestern State, on the other hand, rates No. 1 in scoring at home.
Texas A&M C.C. was a 68-64 winner in their most recent outing at home against Nicholls State. The Islanders got a 23-point performance from Will Nelson, who added 12 rebounds, as Texas A&M C.C. ran past Nicholls State 68-64 on Saturday at American Bank Center.
Northwestern State lost its last outing, a 64-63 result against Stephen F. Austin on March 2. Northwestern State suffered a 64-63 loss against Stephen F. Austin on Saturday, getting 20 points from James Hulbin in a losing effort at William R. Johnson Coliseum.
Texas A&M C.C. at Stephen F. Austin, Saturday, March 9
Northwestern State home to Sam Houston State, Saturday, March 9