Louisiana-Monroe at Texas State: 2/26/21 College Basketball Picks and Predictions
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Texas State Bobcats (16-6) vs Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks (7-16)
Game Info: Friday, February 26, 2021 at 5:00 pm (Strahan Coliseum)
Betting Odds: Texas State Bobcats -11 -- Over/Under: 124.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks and Texas State Bobcats face off on Friday in a college basketball showdown at Strahan Coliseum.
The Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks come into this game with a 7-16 record but coming into this game they have won two games in a row. In the last game against Little Rock, the defense was strong giving up 64 points and that led to a victory. The Warhawks are currently averaging 64.9 points per game while their defense is giving up 69.3 points per game. Louisiana-Monroe is shooting 42.1 percent from the field and 35 percent from behind the three point line. Russell Harrison has been the best player for Louisiana-Monroe averaging 13.4 points while shooting 33.9 percent from the field and 38.5 percent from behind the three point line.
On the other side of this matchup is the Texas State Bobcats who sit with a 16-6 record overall and they come into this one having won five games in a row. Each of the last five games, Texas State has also covered the spread. In the last game against Arkansas State, the defense locked down giving up only 52 points and that led to the victory. Texas State on the season is averaging 65.6 points per game while their defense is giving up 62 points per game. Texas State is shooting 46.8 percent from the field and 39.7 percent from behind the three point line.
The under is 5-2-1 in Louisiana Monroe’s last eight games overall. The under is 36-15 in Louisiana-Monroe’s last 51 road games. Texas State is 8-2 against the spread in their last ten games played on Friday.
Texas State is playing better basketball and they have had success covering spreads. Look for Texas State to lock down with their defense and that will be enough to allow the Bobcats to come away with a cover of the spread.