Sam Houston State Bearkats (17-12) vs. Grand Canyon Antelopes (19-7)
February 26, 2022 8:00 pm EDT
The Line: Grand Canyon Antelopes -6 / Sam Houston State Bearkats +6; Over/Under: -127.5
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The Sam Houston State Bearkats and Grand Canyon Antelopes meet Saturday in college basketball action at the GCU Arena. The Sam Houston State Bearkats look for a win after winning 10 of their last 13 games. The Grand Canyon Antelopes look for a win after splitting their last 10 games.
The Sam Houston State Bearkats are averaging 70 points on 42.8 percent shooting and allowing 64.1 points on 40.9 percent shooting. Savion Flagg is averaging 19.1 points and 8.1 rebounds, while Demarkus Lampley is averaging 10.4 points and 2.5 rebounds. Jaden Ray is grabbing 2.7 rebounds and Tristan Ikpe is dishing 2.2 assists. The Sam Houston State Bearkats are shooting 34.7 percent from beyond the arc and 59.4 percent from the free throw line. The Sam Houston State Bearkats are allowing 31.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.7 rebounds per game.
The Grand Canyon Antelopes are averaging 68.8 points on 43.4 percent shooting and allowing 59.5 points on 38.8 percent shooting. Jovan Blacksher Jr. is averaging 16.8 points and 2.7 rebounds, while Holland Woods is averaging 14.1 points and 2.9 assists. Gabe McGlothan is grabbing 6.4 rebounds and Sean Miller-Moore is grabbing 5.6 rebounds. The Grand Canyon Antelopes are shooting 35.3 percent from beyond the arc and 67.1 percent from the free throw line. The Grand Canyon Antelopes are allowing 28.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.9 rebounds per game.
The Bearkats are 18-7-1 ATS in their last 26 road games and 3-0-1 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Antelopes are 20-7 ATS in their last 27 home games and 0-5 ATS in their last 5 Saturday games. The under is 9-4 in Bearkats last 13 overall. The over is 5-1 in Antelopes last 6 home games.
The Grand Canyon Antelopes have been the more consistent team, and they play their best ball at home, where they win by an average of 16.8 points and hold teams under 40 percent shooting. However, the Sam Houston State Bearkats aren’t exactly pushovers, and they only lose by an average of 2.4 points on the road. The Bearkats can hang around here. Give me the points.