SIU Edwardsville Cougars vs Texas-Pan American Broncs Odds
Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on UTPA Fieldhouse Saturday as host Texas-Pan American looks to handle the SIU Edwardsville Cougars in NCAA hoops action.
The Broncs are 1-5 so far on the season, and 0-0 ATS vs. the number. The Cougars, meanwhile, are 1-2 and 2-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Texas-Pan American go 0-0 and the Cougars go 2-0 on the totals.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 311-ranked Broncs and the No. 295-rated Cougars in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 61-56 win for the Cougars on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Texas-Pan American's No. 154-rated squad against SIU Edwardsville's No. 196-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Texas-Pan American rates No. 77 in the country with 7.5 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 152 nationally with 6.3 per match.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, SIU Edwardsville owns the country's No. 311-rated mark, allowing 83 points per game on the highway. Texas-Pan American, on the other hand, rates No. 287 in scoring at home.
In their last action, SIU Edwardsville was a 71-55 loser at home against Southern Illinois. They failed to cover the 4-point spread as underdogs. SIU Edwardsville suffered a 71-55 loss against Southern Illinois on Tuesday, getting 17 points from Derian Shaffer in a losing effort at Vadalabene Center.
In their last action, Texas-Pan American was a 57-47 loser on the road against Eastern Michigan. The Broncs got 11 points from Brandon Provost, but it was Eastern Michigan that prevailed in a 57-47 final on Sunday at EMU Convocation Center.
SIU Edwardsville Cougars Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 2-3
Before playing Chicago State are 0-1
After playing Southern Illinois are 1-0
After a loss are 4-6
A few Cougars at Broncs trends to consider:
SIU Edwardsville is 3-22 SU in its last 25 games on the road
SIU Edwardsville home to Chicago State, Saturday, December 1
Texas-Pan American home to Texas-Arlington, Monday, December 3