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March 9, 9:30 PM | Merrell Center

Southeastern Louisiana Lions vs Texas State Bobcats Odds

15-13TEAM RECORD15-15

The Texas State Bobcats host Southeastern Louisiana on Wednesday, looking to build on their 15-15 mark against the 15-13 Lions in college hoops action at Merrell Center.

It's a game in the Southland Tournament, which will decide the conference title, not to mention deciding which teams make the Field of 68. This game is being played at a neutral-site court (Merrell Center).

Supporters of the Lions have watched them go 15-13 and 0-0 ATS on the year, while the Bobcats are at 15-15 and 2-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Bobcats are 1-2, while the Lions have a 0-0 mark.

View Southeastern Louisiana vs Texas State Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Bobcats - Lions odds would favor the Bobcats if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Texas State is rated No. 146 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Southeastern Louisiana is at No. 225. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 75-74 win for the Lions.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Texas State's No. 17 nationally ranked offense (78.4 points per game) against a Lions defense that sits as the No. 211 at 69 PPG. The Bobcats have been averaging 44.9% from the field, more than the Lions have managed so far this season (43.7% on average).

Defensively, Southeastern Louisiana features the nation's No. 236-rated defense on the road, allowing 73.1 points per game. Texas State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 19 nationally in scoring at home.

Southeastern Louisiana was a 50-43 winner in their most recent outing at home against Nicholls State. The Lions grabbed a 50-43 win over the Colonels on Saturday, behind a 14-point effort from Brandon Fortenberry at SLU University Center.

Texas State lost its last outing, a 68-52 result against Sam Houston State on March 5. Ryan White scored 15 points in a futile effort to lead the Bobcats to a win (they lost 68-52 to Sam Houston State at Bernard Johnson Coliseum on Saturday).

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