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Nicholls State Colonels visit McNeese State Cowboys in NCAA Basketball wagering battle

Nicholls State ColonelsMcNeese State Cowboys
Jan 7, 8:30 PM | Burton Coliseum

Nicholls State Colonels vs McNeese State Cowboys Odds


Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Burton Coliseum Monday as host McNeese State looks to handle the Nicholls State Colonels in NCAA hoops action.

The Cowboys sit at 6-6 (0-1 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Colonels are currently 2-10 (1-2 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? McNeese State is 1-0 OU, and Nicholls State is 1-1 OU.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 96-ranked Cowboys and the No. 340-rated Colonels in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 65-58 win for the Cowboys on Monday.

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature McNeese State's No. 221-rated squad against Nicholls State's No. 336-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, McNeese State rates No. 337 in the country with 3.8 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 207 nationally with 5.9 per match.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Nicholls State owns the country's No. 282-rated mark, allowing 76.4 points per game on the highway. McNeese State, on the other hand, rates No. 59 in scoring at home.

In their last action, Nicholls State was a 76-63 loser at home against Oral Roberts. Dantrell Thomas scored 19 points in a futile effort to lead the Colonels to a win (they lost 76-63 to Oral Roberts at Stopher Gym on Saturday).

McNeese State was a 71-43 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Stephen F. Austin. The Cowboys were hammered by Stephen F. Austin on Saturday, losing by a 71-43 final at William R. Johnson Coliseum in college basketball betting action.

Next up:
Nicholls State at Southeastern Louisiana, Saturday, January 12
McNeese State home to Texas A&M C.C., Thursday, January 10