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Texas State Bobcats host Lamar Cardinals in college basketball action

Lamar CardinalsTexas State Bobcats
Feb 29, 8:00 PM | Strahan Coliseum

Lamar Cardinals vs Texas State Bobcats Odds

18-11TEAM RECORD13-15

The Lamar Cardinals will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Bobcats in Texas State at Strahan Coliseum on Wednesday in college basketball action.

Texas State battles the Cardinals, currently sitting with a 18-11 mark (3-0 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 1-0 for the Bobcats and 2-1 for the Cardinals.

View Lamar vs Texas State Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Bobcats, most recently No. 210 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Cardinals, who rate No. 39 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 81-76 victory for the Cardinals.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Cardinals rank No. 12 in NCAA Division 1 with 39.6 per game. That compares with Texas State’s No. 86 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Texas State is college basketball's No. 24-ranked team at 8.3 per game, while the Cardinals rate No. 319 with 4.5 per game.

Defensively, Lamar features the nation's No. 186-rated defense on the road, allowing 70.2 points per game. Texas State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 8 nationally in scoring at home.

Lamar was a 72-49 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Sam Houston State. Lamar cruised to victory on Saturday, running Sam Houston State out of the gym and running up a 72-49 score at Bernard Johnson Coliseum.

Last time out for Texas State, they were a 66-52 winner as they battled Texas-San Antonio on the road. Texas State got 28 points and 12 rebounds from Matt Staff en route to a 66-52 victory over Texas-San Antonio on Saturday at UTSA Convocation Center.

Next up:
Lamar home to McNeese State, Saturday, March 3
Texas State home to Sam Houston State, Saturday, March 3