Sam Houston State Bearkats (2-4) vs. Texas Longhorns (4-1)
November 29, 2021 8:30 pm EDT
The Line: Texas Longhorns -22 / Sam Houston State Bearkats +22; Over/Under: -129.5
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The Sam Houston State Bearkats and Texas Longhorns meet Monday in college basketball action at the Frank Erwin Center. The Sam Houston State Bearkats need a win after losing four of their last five games. The Texas Longhorns look to build on their 4-1 record.
The Sam Houston State Bearkats are averaging 69.8 points on 37.5 percent shooting and allowing 68.5 points on 42.5 percent shooting. Savion Flagg is averaging 19.3 points and 7.2 rebounds, while Demarkus Lampley is averaging 11.2 points and 2.2 rebounds. Jared Cook is grabbing 1.2 rebounds and Jaden Ray is dishing 3.5 assists. The Sam Houston State Bearkats are shooting 30.6 percent from beyond the arc and 55.8 percent from the free throw line. The Sam Houston State Bearkats are allowing 38.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37.8 rebounds per game.
The Texas Longhorns are averaging 75 points on 48.9 percent shooting and allowing 54.4 points on 41.1 percent shooting. Timmy Allen is averaging 13.6 points and 6.2 rebounds, while Tre Mitchell is averaging 10.4 points and 4.6 rebounds. Courtney Ramey is dishing 1.6 assists and Andre Jones is grabbing 2 rebounds. The Texas Longhorns are shooting 36.5 percent from beyond the arc and 75.3 percent from the free throw line. The Texas Longhorns are allowing 31.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.4 rebounds per game.
The Bearkats are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games and 17-8 ATS in their last 25 games overall. The Longhorns are 5-2-1 ATS in their last 8 home games and 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games overall. The under is 4-1 in Bearkats last 5 overall. The under is 5-1 in Longhorns last 6 overall.
The Texas Longhorns are comfortably the more talented team here, and they’ve done a good job of beating up on lesser competition this season. However, the Sam Houston State Bearkats have been decent defensively through six games and did hang around with Nebraska and SMU this season. This game also means a ton more to Sam Houston State in terms of resume. Give me the points.