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Texas A&M-Corpus Christi vs Southeastern Louisiana Pick & Preview: Saturday, February 4th Betting Odds

Islanders vs Lions Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAB
  • Teams: Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders at Southeastern Louisiana Lions
  • Where: Hammond at University Center (LA)
  • Date: Saturday, February 4th
  • Betting Odds: Texas A&M-Corpus Christi +1, TAMU -110 | SELOU -110 O/U 155.5

Islanders Preview:

The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders will be looking to pick up their 24th win of the season and are in the middle of a 3 game win streak. So far, the Islanders have played 10 games on the road, with a record of 3-7. For the season, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi has been the underdog in 5 games, sitting with a mark of 1-4. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Islanders being +1 point underdogs.

Isaac Mushila comes into today’s game as the Islanders’ leading scorer at 14.96 points per contest. Not only has Mushila been key to the team’s scoring efforts, but he is Texas A&M-Corpus Christi’s top rebounder at 9.7 boards per contest. Behind Mushila, the team has benefited from the strong play of Trey Tennyson, who is second on the team in scoring at 14.87 points per game. Overall, he has hit 42.8% of his shots and is adding 2.09 boards per game.

Texas A&M-Corpus Christi comes into today’s matchup vs Southeastern Louisiana, looking to continue their strong offensive play, as they are averaging 76.9 points per game. Through 23 games, they have hit 44.3% of their field goal attempts. In terms of pace, the Islanders have preferred to slow the game down, ranking 255th in possessions per game.

Lions Preview:

The Southeastern Louisiana will take the floor in today’s game in the middle of a 4 game win streak and have an overall record of 14-9. Currently, the Lions have been the home team 13 times, sitting with a record of 10-3. The Lions’ are sitting with a betting line that is -1 points in their favor. For the season, Southeastern Louisiana has been favored to win in 8 games, sitting with a mark of 7-1.

Southeastern Louisiana’s leading scorer this season is Boogie Anderson, who is averaging 13.0 points per contest. So far, Anderson has accounted for 15.93% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 3.32 rebounds per game and 4.32 assists. Nick Caldwell is the second leading scorer for the Lions, averaging 11.13 points per game. Between him and Caldwell, they are accounting for 30.2% of the team’s scoring.

So far this season, Southeastern Louisiana has put together a strong scoring offense at 79.1 points per game (26th). This strong figure has come despite the Lions playing at a slow tempo compared to other schools. For the season, they have hit 35.9% of their shots from outside, which is closer to the NCAA average. Southeastern Louisiana’s overall field goal percentage currently sits at 46.2%

Free Spread Prediction: Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders +1

After boiling down all the statistics and trends, it is clear why the oddsmakers have placed the Southeastern Louisiana Lions as the favorites to win. Not only do the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders have a mediocre record vs the spread at away of late 2-7-1, but Southeastern Louisiana also has the statistical edge in 3-pointers made per game and overall field goal percentage. Yet, our model shows that the current odds of -1 points in favor of the Lions is too high and there is good value on grabbing Texas A&M-Corpus Christi vs the spread. While most bettors will likely be piling on the Southeastern Louisiana Lions as the favorite, we full good about taking the oppsite side and grabbing Texas A&M-Corpus Christi taking the points.