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Lamar Cardinals vs Northwestern State Demons Preview

Northwestern State DemonsLamar Cardinals
Feb 8, 8:00 PM | Montagne Center

Northwestern State Demons vs Lamar Cardinals Odds


The visiting Demons hope to send their backers to the pay window on Wednesday as they look to cover the spread at Montagne Center against the Lamar Cardinals.

The Cardinals sit at 15-8 (2-0 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Demons are currently 14-9 (0-0 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Lamar is 1-1 OU, and Northwestern State is 0-0 OU.

View Northwestern State vs Lamar Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Cardinals, most recently No. 38 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Demons, who rate No. 156 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 79-73 victory for the Cardinals.

How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Demons is ranked No. 79 in NCAA hoops at 36.7 per game. Contrast that with Lamar’s No. 5 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Lamar is the No. 299-ranked team in the country at 4.9 per game, while Northwestern State rates No. 179 at 6.1 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Northwestern State owns the country's No. 296-rated mark, allowing 75.8 points per game on the highway. Lamar, on the other hand, rates No. 27 in scoring at home.

Northwestern State was an 82-68 winner in their most recent outing at home against Texas A&M C.C.. Louis Ellis scored 17 points leading the Demons to an 82-68 victory over Texas A&M C.C. at Prather Coliseum on Saturday.

Last time out for Lamar, they were an 80-66 winner as they battled Texas-San Antonio at home. Brandon Davis scored 23 points leading the Cardinals to an 80-66 victory over Texas-San Antonio at Montagne Center on Saturday.

Next up:
Northwestern State at Southeastern Louisiana, Saturday, February 11
Lamar at Nicholls State, Saturday, February 11