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Southeastern Louisiana vs Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 3/12/22 College Basketball Picks, Predictions, Odds

Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders (22-11) vs. Southeastern Louisiana Lions (19-13)
March 12, 2022 9:30 pm EDT
The Line: Southeastern Louisiana Lions -1 / Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders +1; Over/Under: +149
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The Texas A&M CC-Islanders and the Southeast Louisiana Lions meet in college basketball action from the Leonard E. Merrell Center on Saturday night.

The Texas A&M-CC Islanders come into this game on the heels of their 71-64 win over Nicholls State last time out. Isaac Mushila leads the Islanders in scoring and rebounding with 13.6 PPG and 9.4 RPG while Trevian Tennyson has 12.2 PPG to make up the pair of double-digit scorer for the Islanders so far this season. Terrion Murdix has 9.7 PPG and a team-high 3.8 APG this year. As a team, Texas A&M-CC is averaging 77.3 PPG on 44.3% shooting from the field, 33.4% from 3-point range and 74.3% from the foul line while allowing 70.6 PPG on 42.4% shooting from the field and 31.3% from 3-point range this season.

The Southeast Louisiana Lions come into this one after taking down New Orleans last time out by a final score of 74-65. Gus Okafor leads the Lions in scoring with 14.9 PPG along with 6.5 RPG while Keon Clergeot has 12.9 PPG with a team-high 3.2 APG to lead the Lions in assists. Jalyn Hinton has 14.1 PPG with a team-high 8 RPG to lead the Lions in rebounding and Joe Kasperzyk has 10.6 PPG to round out the group of double-digit scorers for the Lions up to this point in the season. As a team, Southeast Louisiana is averaging 79.7 PPG on 46.3% shooting from the field, 35% from three and 75.2% from the foul line while allowing 78.5 PPG on 46.8% shooting from the field and 34% from three this season.

Texas A&M-CC is 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games overall and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a win while the over is 16-4-1 in their last 21 Saturday games. Southeast Louisiana is 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 neutral site games while the over is 4-0 in their last 4 games against a team with a winning percentage above .600.

I get the case to be made for either side here and the line represents that being so close to a pick ‘em. However, I’m actually going to look towards the over here as I genuinely think this is going to be another high-scoring affair, which has appeared to be the case for many meetings between these two teams. Give me the over.

Chris Ruffolo's Free Pick: Over 149

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