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Nicholls vs Houston Christian Pick & Preview: Saturday, February 4th Betting Odds
Colonels vs Huskies Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: Nicholls Colonels at Houston Christian Huskies
- Where: Houston at Sharp Gymnasium
- Date: Saturday, February 4th
- Betting Odds: Nicholls -6.5, NICHLS -286 | HOUBAP +222 O/U 156.5
Through 21 games, the Nicholls Colonels have an overall record of 10-11. On the road, the Colonels will be playing their 13th game of the season, having gone 3-10. So far, the Colonels have been favored 7 times, going 5-2 straight up. In today’s matchup, the oddsmakers have Nicholls as -6.5 point favorites.
Nicholls will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Caleb Huffman who is averaging 15.57 points per game for the Colonels. Huffman is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Colonels’ offensive game plan is the play of Latrell Jones who has hit 44.0% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 14.9 points per game.
Nicholls comes into today’s matchup vs Houston Christian, looking to continue their strong offensive play, as they are averaging 79.1 points per game. Through 21 games, they have hit 47.1% of their field goal attempts. In terms of pace, the Colonels are 87th in possessions per game.
Heading into today’s matchup vs Nicholls, the Houston Christian Huskies will be taking the floor for the 24th time this season and have an overall record of 7-16. Currently, the Huskies have been the home team 12 times, sitting with a record of 6-6. So far, the Huskies have been the underdog 19 times, going 4-15 straight up. Heading into today’s contest, they are the +6.5 underdogs on the spread.
Houston Christian will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Brycen Long who is averaging 15.65 points per game for the Huskies. Long is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Huskies’ offensive game plan is the play of Bonke Maring who has hit 61.5% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 14.83 points per game.
Houston Christian comes into today’s matchup vs Nicholls, looking to continue their strong offensive play, as they are averaging 75.5 points per game. Through 23 games, they have hit 44.6% of their field goal attempts. In terms of pace, the Huskies have preferred to slow the game down, ranking 250th in possessions per game.
Free Spread Prediction: Nicholls Colonels -6.5
According to our key indicators, the best bet for today’s matchup between the Houston Christian Huskies and Nicholls Colonels is to get money down on the Nicholls to win an cover as -6.5 point favorites. Even though the team has not been great vs the spread as the road team, we see them putting together a strong game from behind the arc, as they are one of the NCAA’s best 3-point shooting units at 11.06 made 3’s per game. When it comes time to getting your bets down, we like the Nicholls Colonels at -6.5.