Texas A&M-Corpus Christi vs Houston Baptist 3/10/22 College Basketball Picks, Predictions, Odds
Houston Baptist Huskies (11-17) vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders (20-11)
March 10, 2022 6:00 pm EDT
The Line: Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders -6.5 / Houston Baptist Huskies +6.5; Over/Under: +144
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The Houston Baptist Huskies and Texas A&M-CC Islanders meet Thursday in the college basketball Southland Quarterfinal at the Leonard E. Merrell Center. The Houston Baptist Huskies look for a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Texas A&M-CC Islanders look for a win after splitting their last eight games.
The Houston Baptist Huskies are averaging 76.1 points on 44.6 percent shooting and allowing 77.1 points on 46.8 percent shooting. Darius Lee is averaging 18.3 points and 8.3 rebounds, while Brycen Long is averaging 10.8 points and 2.5 rebounds. Sam Hofman is dishing 0.9 assists and Khristion Courseault is grabbing 2 rebounds. The Houston Baptist Huskies are shooting 32.8 percent from beyond the arc and 71.6 percent from the free throw line. The Houston Baptist Huskies are allowing 37.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.9 rebounds per game.
The Texas A&M-CC Islanders are averaging 77.3 points on 44.3 percent shooting and allowing 70.6 points on 42.4 percent shooting. Isaac Mushila is averaging 14.1 points and 1.3 assists, while Trevian Tennyson is averaging 12.5 points and 1.5 rebounds. Terrion Murdix is dishing 3.7 assists and Simeon Fryer is grabbing 3.2 rebounds. The Texas A&M-CC Islanders are shooting 33.4 percent from beyond the arc and 74.2 percent from the free throw line. The Texas A&M-CC Islanders are allowing 31.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.8 rebounds per game.
The Huskies are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 neutral site games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Islanders are 3-11 ATS in their last 14 Thursday games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The under is 4-1 in Huskies last 5 neutral site games. The over is 38-17-1 in Islanders last 56 overall. The underdog is 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
The two meetings between these teams this season were quite competitive, and the Houston Baptist Huskies are playing some of their best ball of the season right now. Also, eight of Houston Baptists 11 covers this season have come away from home. And while the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders are the better team, they only win by an average of 4.8 points in the favorite role. I’ll take my chances with the dog here.