Texas A&M C.C. Islanders vs Colonels College Hoops Game Preview
Texas A&M C.C. Islanders vs Nicholls State Colonels Odds
The Nicholls State Colonels host Texas A&M C.C. on Thursday, looking to build on their 4-12 mark against the 2-14 Islanders in college hoops action at Stopher Gym.
Nicholls State battles the Islanders, currently sitting with a 2-14 mark (0-0 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 1-1 for the Colonels and 0-0 for the Islanders.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 327-ranked Colonels and the No. 333-rated Islanders in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 58-57 win for the Colonels on Thursday.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Islanders rank No. 305 in NCAA Division 1 with 31.2 per game. That compares with Nicholls State’s No. 307 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Nicholls State is college basketball's No. 257-ranked team at 5.3 per game, while the Islanders rate No. 298 with 4.8 per game.
Defensively, Texas A&M C.C. features the nation's No. 221-rated defense on the road, allowing 71.7 points per game. Nicholls State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 139 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Texas A&M C.C., they were a 76-67 loser as they battled Central Arkansas at home. Joy Williamson scored 15 points in a futile effort to lead the Islanders to a win (they lost 76-67 to Central Arkansas at American Bank Center on Saturday).
Nicholls State was a 72-49 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Stephen F. Austin. Nicholls State was crushed on Saturday, getting blown out by Stephen F. Austin and falling by a 72-49 score at William R. Johnson Coliseum.
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