UTRGV at Sam Houston State: 1/3/22 College Basketball Picks and Prediction

UTRGV at Sam Houston State: 1/3/22 College Basketball Picks and Prediction Photo by Michael C. Johnson-USA TODAY Sports

Sam Houston State Bearkats (6-8) vs UTRGV Vaqueros (5-7)

Game Info: Monday, January 3, 2022 at 7:30 pm (Johnson Coliseum)

Betting Odds: Sam Houston State Bearkats -7 -- Over/Under: 142 Click Here for the Latest Odds

The Texas-Rio Grande Valley Vaqueros will visit the Sam Houston State Bearkats in this college basketball matchup scheduled for Monday night. 

The Vaqueros are coming off of a 18 point win against UTSA in their last time out. Marek Nelson led the Vaqueros with 13 points in the win. BJ Simmons was right behind him with 12 points. 

The Texas-Rio Grande Valley Vaqueros are led in scoring by Justin Johnson who averages 17 points and 6 rebounds for this team. Ricky Nelson averages 11.3 points and 6 rebounds a night. Marek Nelson is the third leading scorer for the Vaqueros as he averages 10.9 points a game for this team.

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The Vaqueros are averaging 72.3 points per game on 45% shooting from the field. They are allowing opponents to score 77.3 points per game. They are shooting 67.6% from the free throw line. 

The Bearkats are coming off of a 11 point win against Lamar in their last time out. Savion Flagg scored 22 points and Demarkus Lampley added 20 points in a Western Athletic Conference opener. Donte Powers had 11 points in the win.

The Sam Houston State Bearkats are led in scoring by Savion Flagg who averages 19.2 points and 7.9 rebounds for this team. Demarkus Lampley averages 11.6 points and 2.4 rebounds a game for this team. Tristan Ikpe is the third leading scorer for the Bearkats as he averages 7.1  points a game for this team.

The Bearkats are averaging 72.6 points per game on 43.1% shooting from the field. They are allowing opponents to score 66.3 points per game. They are shooting 55.3% from the free throw line. 

The Vaqueros are 3-7-1 ATS in their last 11 road games and are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Vaqueros are also 0-5-1 ATS in their last 6 games vs. a team with a losing straight up record. The Bearkats are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 Monday games and are 11-4 ATS in their last 15 games vs. a team with a losing straight up record. The Bearkats are the better defensive team and should be able to win and cover in this one.

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Clayton’s Pick Sam Houston -7

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