McNeese State Cowboys vs Texas A&M C.C. Islanders Odds
The Texas A&M C.C. Islanders will try to cover the spread at American Bank Center on Saturday when they get a visit from the McNeese State Cowboys in NCAA basketball action.
The Islanders are 2-18 so far on the season, and 0-0 ATS vs. the number. The Cowboys, meanwhile, are 9-12 and 0-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Texas A&M C.C. go 0-0 and the Cowboys go 1-0 on the totals.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Islanders, most recently No. 317 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Cowboys, who rate No. 230 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 62-56 victory for the Cowboys.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Texas A&M C.C.'s No. 329-ranked offense, averaging 59.2 PPG, against a Cowboys defense that ranks No. 269 at 70.4 PPG. The Islanders field goal percentage has averaged 38.4% so far, less than the Cowboys marksmen have achieved on the year, 41.4% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, McNeese State owns the country's No. 319-rated mark, allowing 77 points per game on the highway. Texas A&M C.C., on the other hand, rates No. 338 in scoring at home.
In their last action, McNeese State was a 59-58 winner on the road against Sam Houston State. McNeese State earned a 59-58 victory over Sam Houston State on Thursday, getting 19 points from Dontae Cannon at Bernard Johnson Coliseum.
In their last action, Texas A&M C.C. was a 67-63 loser at home against Lamar. Joy Williamson scored 12 points in a futile effort to lead the Islanders to a win (they lost 67-63 to Lamar at American Bank Center on Thursday).
McNeese State at Lamar, Saturday, February 16
Texas A&M C.C. at Central Arkansas, Thursday, February 14