McNeese State Cowboys (6-5) at Incarnate Word Cardinals (4-5)
College Basketball: Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at 8:00 pm (Alice P. McDermott Convocation Center)
The Line: Incarnate Word Cardinals -1 -- Over/Under: 145 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
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The McNeese Cowboys and Incarnate Word Cardinals meet Wednesday in college basketball action at the Alice P. McDermott Convocation.
The McNeese Cowboys look for a win after splitting their last six games. The McNeese Cowboys are averaging 89.4 points on 50.4 percent shooting and allowing 67.1 points on 43 percent shooting. KeyShawn Feazell is averaging 14.3 points and 12.4 rebounds while Dru Kuxhausen is averaging 13.3 points and 2.3 assists. AJ Lawson is the third double-digit scorer and Collin Warren is dishing two assists. The McNeese Cowboys are shooting 39.3 percent from beyond the arc and 62.6 percent from the free throw line. The McNeese Cowboys are allowing 31.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 38.6 rebounds per game.
The Incarnate Word Cardinals look for a win to get back to a .500 record. The Incarnate Word Cardinals are averaging 71.9 points on 47.3 percent shooting and allowing 73.6 points on 45.5 percent shooting. Keaston Willis is averaging 19.7 points and 2.7 assists while Marcus Larsson is averaging 9.3 points and 7.6 rebounds. Josh Morgan is dishing 1.3 assists and Brandon Swaby is grabbing 3.4 rebounds. The Incarnate Word Cardinals are shooting 36.4 percent from beyond the arc and 68.2 percent from the free throw line. The Incarnate Word Cardinals are allowing 29.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.2 rebounds per game.
The Cowboys are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 Wednesday games and 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Cardinals are 5-13 ATS in their last 18 games following a ATS loss and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The under is 6-2 in Cowboys last 8 overall. The over is 8-2 in Cardinals last 10 overall.
I'm not running to the window to bet this game for obvious reasons, but if forced to pick, I lean in the direction for the Incarnate Word Cardinals. The Incarnate Word Cardinals have the best player on the court in this matchup and have had more recent success covering numbers. The McNeese Cowboys haven't exactly beaten anybody this season and they can struggle defensively at times. Give me Incarnate Word in this toss up contest.