Looking to win big? The Bearkats and Trojans face off at 7:00 ET on ESPN+. The Trojans are hosting the game at Trojan Arena in Troy, AL. In this non-conference matchup, the Bearkats are the betting favorite against the Trojans. The over/under for the game is 141 points.


The Pick: Troy Trojans +1.5

This game will be played at Trojan Arena at 7:00 ET on Monday, November 20th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Trojans.
  • Not only will Troy pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +1.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 141 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.

Will Sam Houston State Shock Everyone at Trojan Arena?

Sam Houston State comes into today’s game with a 1-3 overall record. In their last ten road games, including those from last year, Sam Houston State has a 6-4 record. As Sam Houston State enters today’s game, their ATS record stands at 1-3. In away games, they are 1-2 vs. the spread so far this season and 6-4 in their previous ten road games.

Looking at their over/under performance through four games, Sam Houston State has an over/under record of 3-1-0, with their games averaging 141.2 points per game on average. When looking at the Bearkats’ last three games, their over/under record is 3-0, with their games averaging 70 points per game.

In their most recent game, the Bearkats’ offense tallied 67 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 68.5 points per game. The top scorer for the Bearkats was Davon Barnes with 22 points, while Jaden Ray also chipped in with 12 points.

So far, the Bearkats’ defense is ranked 116th in the country at 72.8 points per contest. On average, opposing teams are hitting 6.8 threes per game vs. Troy. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 25.2%.

Is a Home Win Possible for Troy?

Currently 0-2, Troy will play against Sam Houston State today. In their last ten home games, Troy has a record of 3-7, which extends into last year. In terms of against the spread (ATS), Troy has a current record of 0-2. Taking into account the last three games, which includes the previous year, Troy has gone 0-1 ATS with an average scoring differential of +30.

Troy comes in with an over/under record of 2-0-0 through two games, with their games averaging a combined 159.5 points per game so far. In their most recent three games, the Trojans’ over/under record is 0-1, with their games averaging 88 points per game.

Troy’s offense is coming off a strong performance, scoring 80 points against Oregon State. They had an overall field goal percentage of 33.8% and made 22/29 free throws. Currently leading the team in scoring is Tayton Conerway who comes into today’s matchup averaging 13.2. Christyon Eugene also heads into the game with a PPG average of 13.

At this time, the Trojans’ defense is positioned 59th in the country, permitting 65.5 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 3.0 threes per game vs. Sam Houston State. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 13.0%.