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McNeese vs Lamar Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - Southland Tournament

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McNeese vs Lamar Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - Southland Tournament

The No. 4 seed Lamar Cardinals (19-13, 12-6 Southland) will play in the Southland tournament against the No. 1 seed McNeese Cowboys (28-3, 17-1 Southland) on Tuesday at The Legacy Center, tipping off at 6:30 PM ET.

Before you place your bet on this game at FanDuel Sportsbook, here are the NCAA basketball odds and spreads you need to know.

McNeese vs. Lamar Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Tuesday, March 12, 2024
  • Game Time: 6:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPNU
  • Location: Lake Charles, Louisiana
  • Arena: The Legacy Center

McNeese vs. Lamar Picks and Prediction

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: McNeese win (83.7%)

See the betting trends and insights below before making a wager on Tuesday's McNeese-Lamar spread (McNeese -13.5) or over/under (140.5 points).

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McNeese vs. Lamar: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • McNeese has won 15 games against the spread this season, while failing to cover 12 times.
  • Lamar has covered 20 times in 30 games with a spread this season.
  • McNeese covers the spread when it is a 13.5-point favorite or more 63.6% of the time. That's more often than Lamar covers as an underdog of 13.5 or more (50%).
  • The Cowboys own a better record against the spread in home games (7-5-0) than they do in road games (7-7-0).
  • The Cardinals' winning percentage against the spread at home is .833 (10-2-0). Away, it is .533 (8-7-0).
  • McNeese has eight wins against the spread in 18 conference games this year.
  • Lamar has beaten the spread 13 times in 19 Southland games.

McNeese vs. Lamar: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • McNeese has been chosen as the moneyline favorite in 21 games this year and has walked away with the win 20 times (95.2%) in those games.
  • The Cowboys have yet to lose in 11 games when named as moneyline favorite of -1400 or better.
  • Lamar has won four of the 14 games it was the underdog on the moneyline this season (28.6%).
  • The Cardinals have played as a moneyline underdog of +800 or longer in just two games this season, which they lost both.
  • McNeese has an implied victory probability of 93.3% according to the moneyline set by sportsbooks for this matchup.

McNeese vs. Lamar Head-to-Head Comparison

  • McNeese outscores opponents by 19.0 points per game (scoring 80.2 per game to rank 41st in college basketball while giving up 61.2 per outing to rank fourth in college basketball) and has a +589 scoring differential overall.
  • Shahada Wells' 17.1 points per game lead McNeese and rank 122nd in the country.
  • Lamar has a +181 scoring differential, topping opponents by 5.7 points per game. It is putting up 78.5 points per game, 60th in college basketball, and is allowing 72.8 per outing to rank 206th in college basketball.
  • Terry Anderson paces Lamar, putting up 13.0 points per game (539th in college basketball).
  • The 36.7 rebounds per game the Cowboys average rank 109th in college basketball, and are 4.0 more than the 32.7 their opponents collect per contest.
  • Christian Shumate averages 9.7 rebounds per game (ranking 23rd in college basketball) to lead the Cowboys.
  • The Cardinals are 54th in college basketball at 38.2 rebounds per game. That's 2.9 more than the 35.3 their opponents average.
  • Adam Hamilton is 201st in college basketball with 6.8 rebounds per game, leading the Cardinals.
  • McNeese puts up 105.3 points per 100 possessions (14th in college basketball), while allowing 80.3 points per 100 possessions (second in college basketball).
  • The Cardinals average 96.3 points per 100 possessions (153rd in college basketball), while giving up 89.3 points per 100 possessions (82nd in college basketball).

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