Texas State vs McNeese State Prediction - College Basketball Picks 11/21/23
McNeese State Cowboys (3-1) vs Texas State Bobcats (2-2)
Game Info: Tuesday, November 21, 2023 at 1:00 pm (Thomas Assembly Center)
Betting Odds: McNeese State -4.5 -- Over/Under: 139.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
The Texas State Bobcats and McNeese State Cowboys face off on Tuesday in a college basketball showdown at the Thomas Assembly Center.
How Does McNeese State Bounce Back?
McNeese State comes into this game with a 4-1 record overall but they are coming off a loss in the last game. McNeese faced off against Western Carolina and the offense scored 74 points but the defense gave up 76 points. McNeese scored 41 points in the second half but they fell just short. McNeese State is averaging 87.4 points while their defense is giving up 58.2 points per game. The offense is ranked 43rd while the defense is ranked 18th. Shahada Wells has been the top player for McNeese State putting up 18.2 points while shooting 53 percent from the field and 43.8 percent from behind the three point line.
Texas State Looks to Build on Last Game
Texas State comes into this game with a 2-2 record overall and they were impressive in the last game. Texas State’s defense was good giving up only 62 points against UTSA and that was enough for the 10 point victory. Center Christian Turner was the top player putting up 19 points, five rebounds, and two assists. Texas State on the season is averaging 66.8 points while their defense is giving up 72.8 points per game. The offense has been a bit inconsistent but this game is going to comedown to if the defense can step up here and slowdown McNeese State.
Shane’s Free Pick
McNeese State is going to have little issues in this game. McNeese State is averaging 87.4 points per game and they are going to put on a show in this game. Texas State’s defense was fine it’s last game, but they are still giving up 72.8 points per game and it’s going to be even worse here. McNeese State is going to go over 85 points here, and that is going to be enough to cover the spread here.