Sam Houston State Bearkats (16-6) at Lamar Cardinals (4-16)
College Basketball: Monday, February 22, 2021 at 8:00 pm (Montagne Center)
The Line: Lamar Cardinals +9.5 -- Over/Under: 144.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Sam Houston State Bearkats and Lamar Cardinals meet Monday in college basketball action at the Montagne Center.
The Sam Houston State Bearkats look to stay hot after winning 13 of their last 14 games. The Sam Houston State Bearkats are averaging 81.1 points on 45.6 percent shooting and allowing 70.3 points on 42 percent shooting. Zach Nutall is averaging 19.1 points and 5.7 rebounds while Demarkus Lampley is averaging 14.9 points and 3.6 rebounds. Tristan Ikpe is dishing 1.6 assists and Bryce Monroe is grabbing 1.2 rebounds. The Sam Houston State Bearkats are shooting 37 percent from beyond the arc and 68.2 percent from the free throw line. The Sam Houston State Bearkats are allowing 28.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.6 rebounds per game.
The Lamar Cardinals look to snap a five-game losing streak. The Lamar Cardinals are averaging 64.4 points on 39.8 percent shooting and allowing 75.5 points on 47 percent shooting. Davion Buster is averaging 15.5 points and 1.2 assists while Kasen Harrison is averaging 12.1 points and 2.4 rebounds. Avery Sullivan is the third double-digit scorer and Anderson Kopp is grabbing 4.2 rebounds. The Lamar Cardinals are shooting 27.8 percent from beyond the arc and 73.6 percent from the free throw line. The Lamar Cardinals are allowing 39.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.7 rebounds per game.
The Bearkats are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 road games and 12-2 ATS in their last 14 games overall. The Cardinals are 9-3 ATS in their last 12 Wednesday games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The under is 15-7-1 in Bearkats last 23 overall. The over is 4-0 in Cardinals last 4 overall.
The Sam Houston State Bearkats already have a 25-point win over Lamar this season and they're 12-5 against the spread on the season. The Lamar Cardinals are losing by an average of 8.6 points during their five-game losing streak and they're 7-13 against the spread on the season. Sam Houston State wins by an average of 18 points in the favorite role this season. I'm laying the chalk.