The Lions and Cougars are set to face off at 9:00 ET on ESPN+. The Cougars will host the game at Marriott Center in Provo, UT. The over/under for this non-conference contest is set at 157 points, with the Cougars being the favored team playing at home against the Lions.
SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA LIONS VS BYU COUGARS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Southeastern Louisiana Lions +22.5
This game will be played at Marriott Center at 9:00 ET on Wednesday, November 15th.
WHY BET THE SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA LIONS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-70 in favor of the Cougars.
- Even though we have BYU winning straight-up, we like Southeastern Louisiana at +22.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 157 points, and we like the under with a projected 145 points.
No Pressure for Southeastern Louisiana as Away Dogs
Southeastern Louisiana will be playing their 2nd game this season, and hold a 0-1 record. Over their previous five road games including last year, Southeastern Louisiana has gone 3-2 on the road. When looking at Southeastern Louisiana’s track record against the spread, they enter today’s contest with an ATS record of 0-1. Including last season, Southeastern Louisiana has an ATS record of 5-4 in their last ten games.
Southeastern Louisiana has started the season with an over/under mark of 1-0-0 after one game, after going 20-9-0 last season. When looking at the Lions’ last three games, their over/under record is 2-0, with their games averaging 79 points per game.
In their latest game, Southeastern Louisiana offense put up 71 points against Auburn. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 39.7% and made 5 threes. In terms of three-point shooting, the Lions offense has been good from outside, hitting 37% of their three-pointers on an average of 12 attempts per game. Their overall field goal percentage is currently 50%.
So far, the Lions’ defense is ranked 101st in the country at 78.5 points per contest.
Are BYU Ready for a Home Win?
Southeastern Louisiana is gearning up for their 3rd game of the year, carrying with them a 2-0 record. Including last season, Southeastern Louisiana has a 1-4 at home. When looking at BYU’s track record against the spread, they enter today’s contest with an ATS record of 2-0. Looking back on the school’s last three games, their ATS record is 3-0 with an average scoring margin of 17
Southeastern Louisiana comes in with an over/under record of 1-1-0 through two games, with their games averaging a combined 156 points per game so far. The Cougars have an over/under record of 1-2 in their last three games, with their games averaging 88 points per game.
Coming off their recent game, the Southeastern Louisiana offense tallied 74 points in a matchup against San Diego State. Their field goal percentage for the game was 42.6%, and they made 10 threes. Dallin Hall led the scoring for the Cougars, contributing 18 points. Additionally, Fousseyni Traore chipped in with 12 points.
At present, the Cougars’ defense is nationally ranked 40th, allowing 64.0 points per game.