Planning on watching today’s Redhawks and Lumberjacks game? Catch the action at Johnson Coliseum in Nacogdoches, TX, as the Lumberjacks hosts this showdown at 7:30 ET on ESPN+. The over/under for this Western Athletic conference contest is set at 138.5 points, with the Lumberjacks being the favored team playing at home against the Redhawks.

SEATTLE REDHAWKS VS STEPHEN F. AUSTIN LUMBERJACKS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks -5

This game will be played at Johnson Coliseum at 7:30 ET on Thursday, January 18th.

WHY BET THE STEPHEN F. AUSTIN LUMBERJACKS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 77-68 in favor of the Lumberjacks.
  • Not only will Stephen F. Austin pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 138.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Can the Redhawks Offense Score Enough in Nacogdoches?

Seattle is 10-7 overall and 3-2 in the Western Athletic Conference. They are 1-4 on the road this season, and their average scoring margin on the road is -1.2 points per game. The Redhawks have gone 0-4 as the underdog this season.

Over their last 10 games on the road, Seattle has gone 2-8. In their most recent game, they lost to UT Arlington by a score of 80-75. So far, the Redhawks have been favored in 11 of their 17 games, going 9-2 in those contests.

As the underdog, Seattle has gone 3-1 vs. the spread this season. On the road, their ATS record is 3-2. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Redhawks are 4-6 vs. the spread.

Seattle’s over/under record for the season sits at 6-9, and the average point total in their games is 137.7. Today’s over/under line of 138.5 is very close to the season-long average over/under line in their games of 140.2. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 136 points, and their OU record during this stretch is 2-1.

The Seattle offense is coming off a game where they scored 75 points against UT Arlington. They posted a field goal percentage of 41.5% and connected on 9 threes. Coming into the game, the Redhawks offense has strugled with their outside shot this season, hitting threes at a rate of just 31%. On average, they get up 22.1 three-point attempts per game and are averaging 14.9 made free-throws.

At this time, the Redhawks’ defense is positioned 46th in the country, permitting 65.6 points per game. So far, the Seattle defense is giving up an average of 7.4 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 12.7 times per game (627th).

Can Stephen F. Austin Pull Out the Win as Home Favorites?

Stephen F. Austin comes into tonight’s game as the favorite, as they have been in 11 of their 17 games this season. They have gone 7-4 in those games, and they are 5-3 at home this season.

Over their last 10 games at home, the Lumberjacks have gone 7-3, and they have won their last three games at home.

When looking at Stephen F. Austin’s ATS record this season, they are currently 6-9. At home, their ATS mark is 4-4. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Lumberjacks have gone just 3-7 vs. the spread.

Stephen F. Austin’s over/under record this season is 9-6 and today’s line of 138.5 is lower than the average OU line in their games (147.2). So far, 10 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. The average scoring total in their last three games is 158 points.

Stephen F. Austin’s offense is coming off a strong performance vs. Southern Utah, finishing the game with a total of 84 points. Their season average is now 79.2 points per game. Kyle Hayman led the team in scoring, putting up 24 points. Additionally, Sadaidriene Hall contributed 16 points for the Lumberjacks.

The Lumberjacks’ defense is presently ranked 121st nationally, allowing an average of 70.2 points per contest. Stephen F. Austin’s three-point defense is currently 40th in the country at 5.5 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 37.1% of their shots vs. Stephen F. Austin.