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Sam Houston State Bearkats vs Texas State Bobcats Betting Matchup Report

Texas State BobcatsSam Houston State Bearkats
March 5, 8:00 PM | Bernard Johnson Coliseum

Texas State Bobcats vs Sam Houston State Bearkats Odds

15-14TEAM RECORD15-12

The Sam Houston State Bearkats host Texas State on Saturday, looking to build on their 15-12 mark against the 15-14 Bobcats in college hoops action at Bernard Johnson Coliseum.

The Bearkats sit at 15-12 (0-1 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Bobcats are currently 15-14 (2-1 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Sam Houston State is 0-0 OU, and Texas State is 1-2 OU.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Bearkats - Bobcats odds would favor the Bearkats if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Sam Houston State is rated No. 70 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Texas State is at No. 143. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 77-75 win for the Bearkats.

How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Sam Houston State has the nation's No. 128-rated offensive output, at 70.7 PPG. The visiting Bobcats defense ranks No. 340 allowing on average 78.7 PPG. The Bearkats FG% has averaged 44.6% so far, less than the Bobcats marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.3% per game.

Defensively, Texas State features the nation's No. 336-rated defense on the road, allowing 81.8 points per game. Sam Houston State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 184 nationally in scoring at home.

Texas State was a 113-102 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Lamar. Texas State was scored on early and very often on Wednesday, falling behind early and watching the score soar past the century mark in a 113-102 loss to Lamar.

In their last action, Sam Houston State was a 55-40 winner on the road against Stephen F. Austin. Gilberto Clavell scored 17 points leading the Bearkats to a 55-40 victory over Stephen F. Austin at William R. Johnson Coliseum on Wednesday.