Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Privateers versus the Islanders? Tip off is at at 8:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN+. The game will be played at American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, TX. The odds for this Southland conference game currently have Texas A&M-Corpus Christi as the -14 point favorite with the over/under line sitting at 154 points.

NEW ORLEANS PRIVATEERS VS TEXAS A&M-CORPUS CHRISTI ISLANDERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: New Orleans Privateers +14

This game will be played at American Bank Center at 8:00 ET on Monday, March 4th.

WHY BET THE NEW ORLEANS PRIVATEERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-70 in favor of the Islanders.
  • Even though we have Texas A&M-Corpus Christi winning straight-up, we like New Orleans at +14.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 154 points, and we like the under with a projected 145 points.

Can the Privateers Grab a Win in Corpus Christi?

Today, New Orleans will be playing in their 30th game of the season, and they will enter with a 9-20 record. In Southland Conference play, the Privateers are 4-12, while they are 5-8 in non-conference games. As the underdog, New Orleans has gone 2-16 this season.

On the road, the Privateers have a 2-15 record, and they have lost nine of their last 10 games away from home. For the season, New Orleans is getting outscored by an average of 14.3 points per game on the road.

As the underdog, New Orleans has gone 7-11 vs. the spread this season. On the road, their ATS record is 7-10 and over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Privateers are 3-7 vs. the spread.

This season, the over/under record for New Orleans games is 17-8 and today’s over/under line of 154 is similar to the average over/under line in their games (152.6). In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total in those games is 159 points.

In their latest game, New Orleans offense put up 87 points against Incarnate Word. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 46% and made 3 threes. Jordan Johnson is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 21.6. Meanwhile, Khaleb Wilson-Rouse also brings a PPG average of 10.5 into the game.

The Privateers’ defense is presently ranked 323rd nationally, allowing an average of 80.4 points per contest. New Orleans’ defense is coming off a game in which they allowed the Incarnate Word offense to knock down 48% of their shots on their way to putting up 80 points.

Can the Islanders Grab a Win at Home?

As the Islanders get ready to take on New Orleans, they are the favorites with a record of 11-4 when favored. At home this season, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi has gone 7-3.

Over their last 10 games at home, the Islanders have gone 9-1, and they are coming off a win over Southeastern Louisiana. So far this season, they have gone 19-10 overall and 12-4 in Southland Conference play.

At home this season, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi has an ATS record of 7-3 and an overall ATS mark of 18-6-1. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Islanders are 6-3-1 vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 154 is higher than the average over/under line for Texas A&M-Corpus Christi’s games this year (145). So far, 21 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total is 151 points.

Texas A&M-Corpus Christi’s offense had a good outing, putting up 80 points against Southeastern Louisiana. They achieved a 55.6% field goal percentage and went 13/16 from the free-throw line. Garry Clark led the team in scoring, putting up 21 points. Additionally, Tedrick Washington Jr. contributed 19 points for the Islanders.

So far this season, the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi defense has been performing well, ranking 46th in the country at 66.7 points allowed per contest. So far, the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi defense is giving up an average of 7.0 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 11.7 times per game (587th).