The Islanders and Huskies are set to face off at 8:00 ET on ESPN+. The Huskies will host the game at Sharp Gymnasium in Houston, TX. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi is favored by -12.5 in this Southland conference matchup the against Houston Christian. The over/under for the game is set at 151.5 points.

TEXAS A&M-CORPUS CHRISTI ISLANDERS VS HOUSTON CHRISTIAN HUSKIES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Houston Christian Huskies +12.5

This game will be played at Sharp Gymnasium at 8:00 ET on Monday, February 26th.

WHY BET THE HOUSTON CHRISTIAN HUSKIES:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Huskies.
  • Not only will Houston Christian pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +12.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 151.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.

Will the Islanders Live Up to Expectations on the Road?

After defeating Lamar 75-61, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi is now 17-10 on the season and has won three straight games. In Southland Conference play, the Islanders are 10-4, and they have gone 7-6 against non-conference opponents.

On the road this season, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi has gone 7-7, and they are 6-4 in their last 10 games away from home. For the year, their average scoring margin on the road is -1.2 points per game.

As the favorite this season, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi has an ATS record of 8-5. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, they have gone 7-3 vs. the spread. On the road, the Islanders are 11-3 ATS this year and they have gone 8-2 ATS in their last 10 road games.

Today’s over/under line of 151.5 is higher than the average over/under line in Texas A&M-Corpus Christi’s games this season (145). So far, 20 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 with an average scoring total of 138 points.

In their recent matchup, the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi offense ended with 75 points against Lamar. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 50% and made 5 threes. The top scorer for the Islanders was Jordan Roberts with 17 points, while Garry Clark also added 16 to the scoreboard.

Texas A&M-Corpus Christi’s defense has been playing well, ranking 39th nationally, with 66.2 points allowed per game. So far, the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi defense is giving up an average of 6.9 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 11.6 times per game (578th).

Will the Huskies Defense Show Up at Home?

At home this season, Houston Christian has gone 3-5, and they enter this game with a two-game losing streak. Over their last 10 games at home, they have a 5-5 record.

On the season, Houston Christian has an average scoring margin of -10.0 points per game at home, and they have gone 4-19 as the underdog.

As the underdog, Houston Christian has gone 13-10 against the spread this season. At home, they are 5-3 vs. the spread and 1-2 in their last three games as the underdog.

Today’s over/under line of 151.5 is lower than the average over/under line in Houston Christian’s games this season (154.3). Currently, their over/under record is 12-11. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 158 points and their over/under record during this stretch is 3-0. Throughout their last 10 games, the average scoring total is 155 points and their over/under record is 7-3.

The Huskies’ offense wrapped up their last game with 73 points, aligning closely with their current season average of 70.9 points per contest. The top scorer for the Huskies was Marcus Greene with 19 points, while Jay Alvarez also chipped in with 14 points.

Coming into today’s game, the Houston Christian defense is giving up an average of 82.6 points per contest. So far, the Houston Christian defense is giving up an average of 10.4 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 15.5 times per game (716th).