The Lions and Cardinals are set to face off at 7:30 ET on ESPN+. The Cardinals will host the game at McDermott Convocation Center in San Antonio, TX. Southeastern Louisiana is favored by -4 in this Southland conference showdown. The game’s over/under is currently at 143.5 points.

SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA LIONS VS INCARNATE WORD CARDINALS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Incarnate Word Cardinals +4

This game will be played at McDermott Convocation Center at 7:30 ET on Monday, March 4th.

WHY BET THE INCARNATE WORD CARDINALS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Cardinals.
  • Not only will Incarnate Word pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +4.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 143.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.

Will Southeastern Louisiana Win on the Road?

Coming into this game, Southeastern Louisiana has a record of 14-15, including a 9-6 mark in Southland Conference play. The Lions have struggled on the road this season, going 5-11 compared to 6-3 at home.

So far, Southeastern Louisiana has been the favorite in 12 of their 29 games, going 8-4 in those contests. In their most recent game, the Lions lost to Texas A&M-Corpus Christi by a score of 80-68.

So far this season, Southeastern Louisiana has an ATS record of 12-13. On the road, the Lions have gone 8-8 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, Southeastern Louisiana has an ATS mark of 5-5.

Today’s over/under line of 143.5 is lower than the average over/under line in Southeastern Louisiana’s games this season (141.1). So far, 16 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1.

Coming off their recent game, the Southeastern Louisiana offense tallied 68 points in a matchup against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi. Their field goal percentage for the game was 48.2%, and they made 6 threes. Roger McFarlane was the leading scorer for the Lions, putting up 22 points. In addition, Brody Rowbury contributed 15 points.

On the defensive side, Southeastern Louisiana is currently hovering around the NCAA’s average for points allowed, conceding an average of 70.9 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Southeastern Louisiana’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 39.7% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 30.1% this season.

Will the Cardinals Win at Home?

Incarnate Word will look to snap a four-game losing streak when they take on Southeastern Louisiana. The Cardinals have gone 3-12 in Southland Conference play and are 8-21 overall.

At home, Incarnate Word has gone 3-6 this season and is coming off a 87-80 loss to New Orleans. Over their last ten games at home, the Cardinals have gone 3-7.

As the underdog this season, Incarnate Word has gone 10-10-1 vs. the spread. At home, their ATS mark is 4-5. However, over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Cardinals have gone just 4-6 vs. the spread.

Incarnate Word’s over/under record for the season is 15-11 and today’s line of 143.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (148.6). In their last three games, the over/under record is 3-0 and the average scoring total in those games is 165 points.

Incarnate Word recently showcased a strong offensive performance, scoring 80 points against New Orleans. This output exceeded their season average of 73.5 points per game. The top scorer for the Cardinals was Josiah Hammons with 23 points, while Dylan Hayman also added 20 to the scoreboard.

Coming into today’s game, the Incarnate Word defense is giving up an average of 79.0 points per contest. So far, the Incarnate Word defense is giving up an average of 9.3 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 15 times per game (712nd).