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Lamar Cardinals vs Nicholls State Colonels Betting Preview

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Jan 28, 3:00 PM | Montagne Center

Nicholls State Colonels vs Lamar Cardinals Odds


The Cardinals will try to cover the spread at Montagne Center on Saturday when they get a visit from the Nicholls State Colonels in college basketball action.

The Cardinals bring a 12-8 record (2-0 ATS) to this tilt against the 5-14 Colonels, who are 2-2 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Lamar go 1-1 so far and the Colonels go 2-2.

View Nicholls State vs Lamar Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 42-rated Cardinals and the No. 327-ranked Colonels, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 78-58 result in favor of the Cardinals.

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Lamar's No. 4-rated squad against Nicholls State's No. 303-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Lamar rates No. 309 in the country with 4.6 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 107 nationally with 6.9 per match.

Defensively, Nicholls State features the nation's No. 341-rated defense on the road, allowing 85.8 points per game. Lamar, meanwhile, comes in at No. 32 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Nicholls State was a 60-56 loser at home against McNeese State. Trevon Lewis scored 16 points in a futile effort to lead the Colonels to a win (they lost 60-56 to McNeese State at Stopher Gym on Wednesday).

Lamar lost its last outing, a 74-62 result against Northwestern State on January 25. Lamar suffered a 74-62 loss against Northwestern State on Wednesday, getting 18 points from Mike James in a losing effort at Prather Coliseum.

Next up:
Nicholls State home to Texas A&M C.C., Wednesday, February 1
Lamar at Southeastern Louisiana, Wednesday, February 1