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Texas Longhorns home to Sam Houston State Bearkats in NCAA Basketball betting action

Sam Houston State BearkatsTexas Longhorns
Nov 27, 8:00 PM | Frank Erwin Center

Sam Houston State Bearkats vs Texas Longhorns Odds


Texas will look to improve on its 3-2 record on Tuesday when they host Sam Houston State in NCAA basketball odds action at Frank Erwin Center.

Texas battles the Bearkats, currently sitting with a 3-3 mark (2-2 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 1-3 for the Longhorns and 0-0 for the Bearkats.

View Sam Houston State vs Texas Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Longhorns - Bearkats odds would favor the Longhorns if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Texas is rated No. 47 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Sam Houston State is at No. 137. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 66-61 win for the Longhorns.

How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Texas has the nation's No. 251-rated offensive output, at 63.8 PPG. The visiting Bearkats defense ranks No. 110 allowing on average 62.8 PPG. The Longhorns FG% has averaged 43.5% so far, more than the Bearkats marksmen have achieved on the year, 36.9% per game.

Defensively, Sam Houston State features the nation's No. 334-rated defense on the road, allowing 86 points per game. Texas, meanwhile, comes in at No. 272 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for Sam Houston State, they were a 65-63 winner as they battled UC Irvine at home. They covered in the match as a 5-point underdog. The Bearkats grabbed a 65-63 win over the Anteaters on Wednesday, behind a 15-point effort from Demarcus Gatlin at Bernard Johnson Coliseum.

Texas was a 69-55 winner in its last match at home against Mississippi State. They covered the 13-point spread as favorites. Texas earned a 69-55 victory over Mississippi State on Wednesday, getting 19 points from Sheldon McClellan at Lahaina Civic Center.

Texas Longhorns Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Texas-Arlington are 6-0
After playing Mississippi State are 0-2
After a win are 5-5

A few Bearkats at Longhorns trends to consider:
Texas is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next up:
Sam Houston State at Northern Arizona, Saturday, December 1
Texas home to Texas-Arlington, Saturday, December 1