The Texas A&M-CC Islanders and McNeese Cowboys meet Thursday in college basketball action at the Legacy Center. The Texas A&M-CC Islanders need a win after losing six of their last eight games. The McNeese Cowboys need a win after losing six of their last eight games.
The Texas A&M-CC Islanders are averaging 77.9 points on 44.2 percent shooting and allowing 70.8 points on 42.6 percent shooting. Isaac Mushila is averaging 14.8 points and 1.3 assists, while Trevian Tennyson is averaging 12.9 points and 1.5 rebounds. Terrion Murdix is dishing 3.7 assists and Simeon Fryer is grabbing 3 rebounds. The Texas A&M-CC Islanders are shooting 32.5 percent from beyond the arc and 73.9 percent from the free throw line. The Texas A&M-CC Islanders are allowing 31.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.9 rebounds per game.
The McNeese Cowboys are averaging 77 points on 44.9 percent shooting and allowing 75.8 points on 44.6 percent shooting. Christian Shumate is averaging 12.5 points and 6.7 rebounds, while Zach Scott is averaging 10.3 points and 2.9 assists. Myles Lewis is the third double-digit scorer and Kellon Lewis is dishing 2.7 assists. The McNeese Cowboys are shooting 32.6 percent from beyond the arc and 65 percent from the free throw line. The McNeese Cowboys are allowing 34.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36.9 rebounds per game.
The Islanders are 10-4 ATS in their last 14 road games and 2-11 ATS in their last 13 Thursday games. The Cowboys are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 home games and 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The over is 36-16 in Islanders last 52 overall. The over is 8-1 in Cowboys last 9 overall.
The McNeese State Cowboys play their best ball at home, where they win by an average of 23.3 points and shoot 51 percent from the field. With that said, the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders are the better team here overall, and they've had great recent success against the spread. Texas A&M-CC has also proven it can get the job done on the road. Give me the Islanders in this toss up.