Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Islanders and Lions. The game is starting at 7:00 ET on ESPN+, and it’s hosted by the Lions at University Center (LA) in Hammond, LA. Get ready to place your bets! The over/under for this Southland conference contest is set at 134.5 points, with the Lions being the favored team playing at home against the Islanders.

TEXAS A&M-CORPUS CHRISTI ISLANDERS VS SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA LIONS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Southeastern Louisiana Lions -1.5

This game will be played at University Center (LA) at 7:00 ET on Monday, January 15th.

WHY BET THE SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA LIONS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 77-69 in favor of the Lions.
  • Not only will Southeastern Louisiana pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -1.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 134.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 146 points.

Does Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Have A Chance at University Center (LA)?

Through 16 games this season, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi has gone 9-7, including a 2-1 mark in Southland Conference play. On the road, the Islanders are 3-5, compared to 2-2 at home.

As an underdog this season, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi has gone 2-4, compared to 3-3 as the favorite. Most recently, the Islanders lost to New Orleans, 83-80.

As the underdog this season, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi has an ATS record of 5-1 and an overall ATS record of 8-4. On the road, their ATS mark is 6-2 and their last 10 road ATS record is 7-2-1. As the underdog, their last 10 ATS record is 8-2 and their last 3 underdog ATS mark is 3-0.

So far this season, the over/under record in Texas A&M-Corpus Christi’s games is 3-9. Today’s over/under line of 134.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games this year (148.7). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 147 points.

Coming off a good offensive performance, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi’s offense scored 80 points against New Orleans. Their field goal percentage for the game was 43.3%, and they went 25/28 from the free-throw line. Garry Clark is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 11.2 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, Dian Wright-Forde brings a PPG average of 11.6 into the game.

In the current season, the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi defense has excelled, sitting 81st in the nation by allowing 67.4 points per game. In their previous game vs. New Orleans, the Privateers finished with a field goal percentage of 44% and a total of 83 points vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.

Will Southeastern Louisiana Come Through as Home Favorites?

After losing their last two games, Southeastern Louisiana will look to get back on track at home today against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi. So far, the Lions have gone 1-1 at home this season, and they are 6-4 in their last ten games at home.

For the year, Southeastern Louisiana has gone 6-10, including a 1-2 mark in Southland Conference action. They have been the underdog in 10 of their 16 games, going 2-8 in those contests.

As the favorite this season, Southeastern Louisiana has gone 0-3 against the spread and they have an overall ATS mark of 6-7. At home, the Lions are 0-2 vs. the spread this year and their last 10 ATS record as the favorite is just 3-7.

Southeastern Louisiana’s over/under record for the season is 5-8 and today’s line of 134.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (144.3). So far, 12 of their games have had a higher over/under line than today’s line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total in those games is 135 points.

In their most recent game, the Southeastern Louisiana offense put up just 65 points vs. the McNeese State Cowboys. Overall, they are now averaging 67.6 points per game which is 378th in the country. The top scorer for the Lions was Alec Woodard with 20 points, while Nick Caldwell also chipped in with 13 points.

In terms of defense, Southeastern Louisiana is currently on par with the NCAA average for points allowed, giving up an average of 71.6 points per game. In their previous game vs. McNeese State, the Cowboys finished with a field goal percentage of 48% and a total of 74 points vs. Southeastern Louisiana.