The McNeese State Cowboys (2-5) will attempt to snap a five-game road losing streak when they take on the Texas Longhorns (5-1) at Frank Erwin Special Events Center. Tip-off is set for 2 p.m. ET on Saturday, November 30, 2019.
McNeese State Cowboys at Texas Longhorns Betting Preview
The last time the Cowboys played, they lost big to the Richmond Spiders, 87-57. McNeese State’s Leondre Washington had a good performance, leading the team in scoring with 15 points on 2-for-5 shooting. Richmond was lights out from beyond the arc (16-28; 57.1 percent). McNeese State, meanwhile, did a fantastic job of converting from the charity stripe (11-14; 78.6 percent).
The Longhorns hope to keep it rolling after defeating the California Golden Bears in their last outing, 62-45. Texas’ Jericho Sims played a key role with 12 points and nine rebounds. Texas dominated nearly every facet of the game. They had a phenomenally low turnover percentage of 7.1 (better than their season average of 18.6) and an effective field goal percentage of 0.468 (below their season average of 0.512). For those same stats, California put up marks of 18.2 and 0.367, respectively.
There’s a decent chance that McNeese State struggles to create turnovers. Since the 2018-19 season, Texas ranks 45th in the country at avoiding errors (turnover percentage of 16.7 percent), while McNeese State has forced the 220th-most turnovers (18.4 percent).
McNeese State Cowboys at Texas Longhorns ATS Prediction
Prediction: SU Winner – Texas, ATS Winner – McNeese State, O/U – Over
Betting Notes (2018-Present):
Texas ranks 54th in three pointers attempted per game (25.3) while McNeese State ranks 294th (18.6).