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Sam Houston State Bearkats vs McNeese State Cowboys Preview

McNeese State CowboysSam Houston State Bearkats
Feb 1, 8:00 PM | Bernard Johnson Coliseum

McNeese State Cowboys vs Sam Houston State Bearkats Odds


Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for McNeese State when they take on the Bearkats on Wednesday in college hoops betting action.

The Bearkats are 8-13 so far on the season, and 0-3 ATS vs. the number. The Cowboys, meanwhile, are 9-10 and 0-0 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Sam Houston State go 1-2 and the Cowboys go 0-0 on the totals.

View McNeese State vs Sam Houston State Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 140 (Bearkats) and the No. 131 (Cowboys) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 62-61 result in favor of the Cowboys has been projected by the scores prediction engine.

How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Cowboys is ranked No. 133 in NCAA hoops at 35.6 per game. Contrast that with Sam Houston State’s No. 165 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Sam Houston State is the No. 302-ranked team in the country at 4.8 per game, while McNeese State rates No. 300 at 4.8 per game.

Defensively, McNeese State features the nation's No. 205-rated defense on the road, allowing 71.4 points per game. Sam Houston State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 210 nationally in scoring at home.

McNeese State was an 87-76 winner in their most recent outing at home against Central Arkansas. Jeremie Mitchell scored 20 points leading the Cowboys to an 87-76 victory over Central Arkansas at Burton Coliseum on Sunday.

In their last action, Sam Houston State was a 78-66 loser on the road against Texas-San Antonio. Sam Houston State got 27 points from Steven Werner on the way to a 78-66 loss against Texas-San Antonio on Saturday at UTSA Convocation Center.

Next up:
McNeese State home to Stephen F. Austin, Sunday, February 5
Sam Houston State at Southeastern Louisiana, Saturday, February 4