The McNeese State Cowboys (3-6) will be at home in H&HP Complex when they take on the Kansas City Roos (5-5). Action gets underway at 7:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, December 10, 2019.
Kansas City Roos at McNeese State Cowboys ATS Preview
In the Roos’ last matchup, they got blown out by the Iowa State Cyclones, 79-61. With 11 points on 5-for-8 shooting, Marvin Nesbitt Jr. was Kansas City’s high scorer. Iowa State made good use of their 26 trips to the free throw line, converting on 22 of them (84.6 percent). Kansas City, meanwhile, was just 7-10 (70.0 percent).
The Cowboys will look to maintain momentum after thoroughly outplaying the Campbellsville-Harrodsburg Tigers in their last matchup, 107-61. Roydell Brown played well for McNeese State, contributing 11 points and 12 rebounds. McNeese State played a perfect game. They had a free throw rate of 0.167 (matching their season average) and an offensive rebounding percentage of 54.5 (above their season average of 29.0). Campbellsville-Harrodsburg had marks of 0.031 and 31.7, respectively, for those same stats.
This has potential to be a sloppy game for the offense of McNeese State. Since the 2018-19 season, McNeese State ranks 310th in the NCAA in ball protection (turnover percentage of 21.8 percent), while the pesky defense of Kansas City has forced the 78th-most turnovers in the country (21.8 percent).
The Roos won the sole game against the Cowboys last season, 80-67. The Roos dominated nearly every facet of the game. They had a turnover percentage of 17.1 and a phenomenal effective field goal percentage of 0.676. The Cowboys put up marks of 26.0 and 0.528, respectively, for those same stats.
Kansas City Roos at McNeese State Cowboys ATS Prediction
Basketball Tip: SU Winner – McNeese State, ATS Winner – McNeese State, O/U – Over
Betting Notes (2018-Present):
McNeese State ranks 190th in rebounds per game (34.1) while Kansas City ranks 261st (31.1).