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Texas State Bobcats vs South Alabama Jaguars in college hoops odds

South Alabama JaguarsTexas State Bobcats
8-17February 20, 2014, 08:00 | Strahan Coliseum7-18

The college hoops wagering menu features a clash between Texas State and South Alabama on Thursday, with the host Bobcats trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.

The Bobcats sit at 7-18 (7-12-1 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Jaguars are currently 8-17 (6-16 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Texas State is 7-12-1 OU, and South Alabama is 8-14 OU.

View South Alabama Jaguars vs Texas State Bobcats Odds and Stats.

Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Bobcats installed as -2.5-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over-under value at TopBet.

According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 186-ranked Bobcats and the No. 237-rated Jaguars in this matchup.


Last time out for South Alabama, they were a 69-62 winner as they battled Western Kentucky on the road. They covered in the match as an 8.5-point underdog. Mychal Ammons scored 20 points and added 11 rebounds for a double-double, leading South Alabama over Western Kentucky, 69-62, on Saturday at EA Diddle Arena.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Jaguars rank No. 43 in NCAA Division 1 with 37.68 per game. That compares with Texas State’s No. 224 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Texas State is college basketball's No. 219-ranked team at 4.92 per game, while the Jaguars rate No. 30 with 7.92 per game.

Next up:
South Alabama home to Troy, Saturday, February 22nd
Texas State at Arkansas State, Saturday, February 22nd