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Texas State Bobcats vs Mustangs College Hoops Game Preview

Texas State BobcatsSouthern Methodist Mustangs
0-3November 20, 2013, 08:00 | Moody Coliseum2-1



Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Moody Coliseum Wednesday as host Southern Methodist looks to handle the Texas State Bobcats in NCAA hoops action.

Supporters of the Bobcats have watched them go 0-3 and 0-1 ATS on the year, while the Mustangs are at 2-1 and 1-2 ATS. In totals betting, the Mustangs are 2-1, while the Bobcats have a 0-1 mark.

View Texas State Bobcats vs Southern Methodist Mustangs Odds and Stats.

College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Southern Methodist Mustangs as -13.5-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.

The Mustangs - Bobcats odds would favor the Bobcats if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Southern Methodist is rated No. 220 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Texas State is at No. 163.

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Texas State lost its last outing, an 82-65 result against Oral Roberts on November 16. The Bobcats endured an 82-65 loss at the hands of the Golden Eagles on Saturday, despite a 14-point effort from Emani Gant at Mabee Center.

Last time out for Southern Methodist, they were an 89-78 loser as they battled Arkansas on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 5.5-point underdog. Southern Methodist suffered an 89-78 loss against Arkansas on Monday, getting 19 points from Ben Moore in a losing effort at Bud Walton Arena.

How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Bobcats is ranked No. 238 in NCAA hoops at 31 per game. Contrast that with Southern Methodist’s No. 80 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Southern Methodist is the No. 172-ranked team in the country at 5.33 per game, while Texas State rates No. 220 at 4.33 per game.

Next up:
Texas State home to South Dakota, Monday, November 25th
Southern Methodist at Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Sunday, November 24th

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