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Nicholls State Colonels vs Houston Baptist Huskies Betting Preview

Houston Baptist HuskiesNicholls State Colonels
Nov 19, 6:00 PM | Sharp Gym

Houston Baptist Huskies vs Nicholls State Colonels Odds


Houston Baptist travels to Nicholls State on Saturday, hoping to boost its 1-2 record with a victory over the Colonels.

The Huskies will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 1-0 ATS against the number this season, while the Colonels are 1-0 ATS. Houston Baptist is 0-1 on the totals; Nicholls State is 0-1.

View Houston Baptist vs Nicholls State Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Colonels sit at No. 187 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Huskies sit at No. 308 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Huskies will win this game 67-48.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Nicholls State's No. 264 nationally ranked offense (62.3 points per game) against a Huskies defense that sits as the No. 294 at 76.3 PPG. The Colonels have been averaging 43.8% from the field, more than the Huskies have managed so far this season (36.4% on average).

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Houston Baptist owns the country's No. 266-rated mark, allowing 77.5 points per game on the highway. Nicholls State, on the other hand, rates No. 258 in scoring at home.

Houston Baptist was a 73-64 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Louisiana-Lafayette. They covered the 16.5–point spread as underdogs. Houston Baptist got 15 points from Tyler Russell but lost anyway, 73-64, to Louisiana-Lafayette on Friday at Cajundome.

Nicholls State was a 73-63 loser in their most recent outing at home against CS Fullerton. They covered the 11–point spread as underdogs. Nicholls State suffered a 73-63 loss against CS Fullerton on Friday, getting 17 points from Chris Talkington in a losing effort at Stopher Gym.

Next up:
Houston Baptist at CS Fullerton, Sunday, November 20
Nicholls State at Louisiana-Lafayette, Sunday, November 20