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Sam Houston State vs Abilene Christian Pick & Preview: Saturday, February 11th Betting Odds

Bearkats vs Wildcats Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAB
  • Teams: Sam Houston State Bearkats at Abilene Christian Wildcats
  • Where: Abilene at Moody Coliseum (Abilene)
  • Date: Saturday, February 11th
  • Betting Odds: Sam Houston State -1.5, SMHO -126 | ABCHR +103 O/U 137.5

Bearkats Preview:

Sam Houston State will take the floor against the Wildcats with an overall record of 17-6. So far, the Bearkats have played 13 games on the road, with a record of 8-5. This season, Sam Houston State has been favored to win in 12 games, sitting with a mark of 10-2. For today’s contest, Sam Houston State has a betting line set -1.5 points in their favor.

Sam Houston State’s leading scorer this season is Qua Grant, who is averaging 13.35 points per contest. So far, Grant has accounted for 17.54% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 4.13 rebounds per game and 4.17 assists. Donte Powers is the second leading scorer for the Bearkats, averaging 10.74 points per game. Between him and Powers, they are accounting for 31.6% of the team’s scoring.

Offensive production has been hard to come by for Sam Houston State this season, as they are currently ranked 274th in college basketball at 68.8 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Bearkats’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 34.3%, placing them 227th in the NCAA.

Wildcats Preview:

Through 24 games, the Abilene Christian Wildcats have an overall record of 13-11. Currently, the Wildcats have been the home team 13 times, sitting with a record of 9-4. So far, the Wildcats have been the underdog 9 times, going 2-7 straight up. Heading into today’s contest, they are the +1.5 underdogs on the spread.

Tobias Cameron comes into today’s game as the Wildcats’ leading scorer at 10.54 points per contest. Not only has Cameron been key to the team’s scoring efforts, but he is Abilene Christian’s top rebounder at 4.75 boards per contest. Behind Cameron, the team has benefited from the strong play of Ali Abdou Dibba, who is second on the team in scoring at 9.5 points per game. Overall, he has hit 48.4% of his shots and is adding 2.92 boards per game.

Abilene Christian comes into today’s matchup vs Sam Houston State, looking to continue their strong offensive play, as they are averaging 76.3 points per game. Through 24 games, they have hit 43.6% of their field goal attempts. In terms of pace, the Wildcats have preferred to slow the game down, ranking 296th in possessions per game.

Free Spread Prediction: Sam Houston State Bearkats -1.5

According to our key indicators, the best bet for today’s matchup between the Abilene Christian Wildcats and Sam Houston State Bearkats is to get money down on the Sam Houston State to win an cover as -1.5 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 8.7 made 3’s per game. When it comes time to getting your bets down, we like the Sam Houston State Bearkats at -1.5.