Sam Houston State at Abilene Christian 2/24/21 College Basketball Picks and Predictions
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Abilene Christian Wildcats (18-3) vs Sam Houston State Bearkats (17-6)
Game Info: Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 8:30 pm (Teague Special Events Center)
Betting Odds: Abilene Christian Wildcats -7.5 -- Over/Under: 140 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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Sam Houston State faces Abilene Christian on Wednesday, February 24th for an NCAA basketball Southland matchup.
Sam Houston State is coming off a 77-71 win over Lamar on the road in its last game on February 22nd. Sam Houston State has now won four straight games, as the Bearkats are a perfect 4-0 in the month of February thus far. Sam Houston State is currently in first place in the Southland Conference standings, a 0.5 game ahead of Abilene Christian and one game ahead of Stephen F. Austin. Sam Houston State is 12-6 against the spread this season as well. Sam Houston State's leading scorer so far this season has been G Zach Nutall, who has scored 19.0 points per game for the Bearkats. Sam Houston State as a team has scored 81.0 points per game and has shot the ball at a 45.5% clip from the field. Sam Houston State has also allowed 70.3 points per game to its opponents as well.
Abilene Christian is coming off an 83-55 win over Texas A&M Corpus Christi in its last game at home on February 13th. Abilene Christian's only loss in conference play this season was a road loss to this Sam Houston State team on January 20th. Abilene Christian is 18-3 overall and 10-1 in Southland play this year. Abilene Christian has not lost a single home game this season. Abilene Christian is also 12-5 against the spread this season. Abilene Christian's leading scorer so far this season has been C Kolton Kohl, who has scored 11.9 points per game for the Wildcats. Abilene Christian as a team has scored 76.6 points per game and has shot the ball at a 45.5% clip from the field. Abilene Christian has also allowed 59.1 points per game to its opponents as well.
Abilene Christian opens as a 7.5-point favorite and the total is set at 140. The fact of the matter is, Abilene Christian has been untouchable at home. Abilene Christian has beaten SFA by 20 at home, and I do think the Wildcats win and cover here at home as well.