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Texas State Bobcats vs Troy Trojans Betting Matchup Report

Troy TrojansTexas State Bobcats
7-12January 25, 2014, 05:30 | Strahan Coliseum5-14

Troy travels to Texas State on Saturday, hoping to boost its 7-12 record with a victory over the Bobcats.

Supporters of the Trojans have watched them go 7-12 and 8-5 ATS on the year, while the Bobcats are at 5-14 and 3-10-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Bobcats are 4-9-1, while the Trojans have a 5-8 mark.

View Troy Trojans vs Texas State Bobcats Odds and Stats.

Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Bobcats as -4.5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 195-rated Troy taking on the No. 235-rated Bobcats in this contest.

Last time out for Troy, they were a 59-56 loser as they battled Texas-Arlington on the road. They covered in the match as a 6.5-point underdog. The Trojans endured a 59-56 loss at the hands of the Mavericks on Thursday, despite a 19-point effort from Hunter Williams at College Park Center.

Texas State lost its last outing, a 69-64 result against Arkansas-Little Rock on January 23. They earned a push in that game as a 5-point underdog. Texas State suffered a 69-64 loss against Arkansas-Little Rock on Thursday, getting 16 points from Emani Gant in a losing effort at Stephens Center.

How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Texas State has the nation's No. 248-rated offensive output, at 62.58 PPG. The visiting Trojans defense ranks No. 99 allowing on average 68.21 PPG. The Bobcats FG% has averaged 43.88% so far, more than the Trojans marksmen have achieved on the year, 41.4% per game.

A few Trojans at Bobcats trends to consider:
Troy is 3-9 SU in its last 12 games
Troy is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Troy is 4-19 SU in its last 23 games on the road
Texas State is 1-4-1 ATS in its last 6 games
Texas State is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas State's last 6 games
Texas State is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next up:
Troy home to Arkansas State, Saturday, February 1st
Texas State at Western Kentucky, Saturday, February 1st