Nicholls State Colonels vs Texas A&M C.C. Islanders Odds
The Texas A&M C.C. Islanders will hit the floor running against the visiting Nicholls State Colonels Saturday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.
Supporters of the Colonels have watched them go 8-18 and 1-3 ATS on the year, while the Islanders are at 5-21 and 0-0-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Islanders are 0-1, while the Colonels have a 1-2 mark.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 332-rated Nicholls State taking on the No. 313-rated Islanders in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 62-60 win for the Islanders on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Texas A&M C.C. has the nation's No. 312-rated offensive output, at 60.7 PPG. The visiting Colonels defense ranks No. 316 allowing on average 73.2 PPG. The Islanders FG% has averaged 40.3% so far, less than the Colonels marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.4% per game.
Defensively, Nicholls State features the nation's No. 275-rated defense on the road, allowing 73.8 points per game. Texas A&M C.C., meanwhile, comes in at No. 325 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Nicholls State was a 56-53 winner on the road against Sam Houston State. Nicholls State got 22 points from Dantrell Thomas en route to a 56-53 victory over Sam Houston State on Thursday at Bernard Johnson Coliseum.
In their last action, Texas A&M C.C. was a 78-64 winner at home against Southeastern Louisiana. Texas A&M C.C. got 23 points from Will Nelson en route to a 78-64 victory over Southeastern Louisiana on Thursday at American Bank Center.
Nicholls State home to Lamar, Thursday, March 7
Texas A&M C.C. at Northwestern State, Thursday, March 7