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Colonels face Texas Longhorns: NCAAB odds preview and stats

Nicholls State ColonelsTexas Longhorns
Dec 13, 8:00 PM | Frank Erwin Center

Nicholls State Colonels vs Texas Longhorns Odds


The college hoops wagering menu features a clash between Texas and Nicholls State on Tuesday, with the host Longhorns trying to win and cover the NCAAB point spread.

The Colonels will try to spoil to the party on Tuesday; they are 2-1 ATS against the number this season, while the Longhorns are 1-4 ATS. Nicholls State is 2-1 on the totals; Texas is 2-3.

View Nicholls State vs Texas Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 94-rated Longhorns and the No. 339-ranked Colonels, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 88-61 result in favor of the Longhorns.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Colonels rank No. 330 in NCAA Division 1 with 30 per game. That compares with Texas’s No. 111 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Texas is college basketball's No. 96-ranked team at 7.1 per game, while the Colonels rate No. 62 with 7.7 per game.

Defensively, Nicholls State features the nation's No. 330-rated defense on the road, allowing 84.8 points per game. Texas, meanwhile, comes in at No. 81 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for Nicholls State, they were an 82-70 winner as they battled Louisiana-Monroe on the road. Nicholls State got 25 points from Trevon Lewis en route to an 82-70 victory over Louisiana-Monroe on Monday at Fant-Ewing Coliseum.

In their last action, Texas was an 86-52 winner at home against Texas State. The battle between the Longhorns and Bobcats didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Texas State was handed an 86-52 defeat on Saturday at Frank Erwin Center.

Texas Longhorns Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 8-2
Before playing Temple are 0-1
After playing Texas State are 7-1
After a win are 7-3

A few Colonels at Longhorns trends to consider:
Texas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Texas is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next up:
Nicholls State home to Dillard, Friday, December 16
Texas home to Temple, Saturday, December 17