Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners home to Nicholls State Colonels in NCAA Basketball betting action
Nicholls State Colonels vs Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners Odds
The college hoops wagering menu features a clash between Texas-San Antonio and Nicholls State on Saturday, with the host Roadrunners trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
The Roadrunners are 6-19 so far on the season, and 8-9-1 ATS vs. the number. The Colonels, meanwhile, are 7-17 and 1-2 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Texas-San Antonio go 11-4-1 and the Colonels go 1-1 on the totals.
The Roadrunners were listed as 5.5-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the total was expected shortly.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Roadrunners sit at No. 335 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Colonels sit at No. 329 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Roadrunners will win this game 64-62.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Texas-San Antonio has the nation's No. 244-rated offensive output, at 64.7 PPG. The visiting Colonels defense ranks No. 320 allowing on average 73.9 PPG. The Roadrunners FG% has averaged 39.8% so far, less than the Colonels marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.4% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Nicholls State owns the country's No. 293-rated mark, allowing 75.1 points per game on the highway. Texas-San Antonio, on the other hand, rates No. 290 in scoring at home.
Nicholls State won its last outing, a 74-63 result against Lamar on February 19. T.J. Carpenter scored 17 points leading the Colonels to a 74-63 victory over Lamar at Montagne Center on Tuesday.
In their last action, Texas-San Antonio was a 73-62 winner on the road against Texas State. They covered the 3-point spread as underdogs. Texas-San Antonio got 15 points from Kannon Burrage en route to a 73-62 victory over Texas State on Saturday at Strahan Coliseum.
Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Idaho are 1-0
After playing Texas State are 7-3
After a win are 3-7
A few Colonels at Roadrunners trends to consider:
Texas-San Antonio is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Nicholls State
Texas-San Antonio is 15-2 SU in its last 17 games when playing Nicholls State
Texas-San Antonio is 2-13 SU in its last 15 games
Texas-San Antonio is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games at home
Nicholls State at Sam Houston State, Thursday, February 28
Texas-San Antonio home to Idaho, Thursday, February 28