Texas State Bobcats visit Lamar Cardinals in NCAA Basketball wagering battle
Texas State Bobcats vs Lamar Cardinals Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Texas State when they take on the Lamar Cardinals on Saturday in college hoops betting action.
The Cardinals bring a 3-23 record (1-4 ATS) to this tilt against the 7-19 Bobcats, who are 10-13 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Lamar go 0-1 so far and the Bobcats go 11-8-1.
Bettors looking to go with the Cardinals in this one found them listed as 6.5-point underdogs earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Bobcats was expected to move the line.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 324 (Cardinals) and the No. 291 (Bobcats) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 63-53 result in favor of the Bobcats has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Bobcats rank No. 201 in NCAA Division 1 with 34.2 per game. That compares with Lamar’s No. 102 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Lamar is college basketball's No. 349-ranked team at 1.7 per game, while the Bobcats rate No. 120 with 6.6 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Texas State owns the country's No. 323-rated mark, allowing 77.6 points per game on the highway. Lamar, on the other hand, rates No. 322 in scoring at home.
Texas State was a 73-62 loser in their most recent outing at home against Texas-San Antonio. They failed to cover the 3-point spread as favorites. Texas State got 18 points from Matt Staff but lost anyway, 73-62, to Texas-San Antonio on Saturday at Strahan Coliseum.
Lamar was a 74-63 loser in its last match at home against Nicholls State. Lamar got 23 points from Amos Wilson but lost anyway, 74-63, to Nicholls State on Tuesday at Montagne Center.
Texas State Bobcats Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Seattle are 1-0
After playing Texas-San Antonio are 4-6
After a loss are 1-9
A few Bobcats at Cardinals trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas State's last 5 games on the road
Texas State is 6-18 SU in its last 24 games on the road
Texas State is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Lamar
Texas State home to Seattle, Thursday, February 28
Lamar home to Central Arkansas, Thursday, February 28