Texas-Pan American Broncs vs NJIT Highlanders Point Spread: Betting Preview Hints At Winner
NJIT Highlanders vs Texas-Pan American Broncs Odds
The Texas-Pan American Broncs will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when they tip off against the NJIT Highlanders at UTPA Fieldhouse on Saturday in NCAA hoops play.
The Broncs currently sports a 15-15 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 0-0 ATS. The Highlanders are 16-11 and 0-0 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Broncs produce a 0-0 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Highlanders have gone 0-0 against the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Broncs, most recently No. 302 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Highlanders, who rate No. 87 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 74-65 victory for the Highlanders.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Highlanders is ranked No. 9 in NCAA hoops at 40 per game. Contrast that with Texas-Pan American’s No. 265 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Texas-Pan American is the No. 136-ranked team in the country at 6.4 per game, while NJIT rates No. 125 at 6.5 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, NJIT owns the country's No. 137-rated mark, allowing 67.7 points per game on the highway. Texas-Pan American, on the other hand, rates No. 152 in scoring at home.
NJIT won its last outing, a 69-58 result against Houston Baptist on March 2. NJIT got 21 points from Chris Flores en route to a 69-58 victory over Houston Baptist on Saturday at Fleisher Center.
In their last action, Texas-Pan American was a 71-57 winner at home against New Orleans. New Orleans was victimized for 20 points and 10 rebounds by Brandon Provost as the Broncs bested the Privateers 71-57 in college basketball action on Sunday.