Nicholls State Colonels vs. Lamar Cardinals: 2/10/2021 Matchup Betting Preview, Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on February 10, 2021

The Nicholls State Colonels (9-5) visit the Lamar Cardinals (3-11) as 6.5-point favorites after Jaylen Fornes scored 20 points in the Colonels 78-71 loss to Sam Houston State. The matchup airs on ESPN+ at 8:00 PM ET on Wednesday, February 10, 2021. The over/under is 144.5 in the matchup.

Betting Information

Nicholls State vs Lamar Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Nicholls State -6.5 -110 -110 144.5 -111 -109 -299 240

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Computer picks for Nicholls State vs Lamar
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Lamar (+6.5) Under (144.5) Nicholls State 75 Lamar 68

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Total Facts

  • In 64.3% of their games this season (nine of 14 chances), the Colonels and their opponents have recorded more than this matchup’s point total of 144.5 points.
  • Lamar has played in four games this year (out of 14 total matchups — 28.6% of opportunities) where they combined with their opponents to score at least 144.5 points.
  • The Colonels and the Cardinals combine to average 5.9 less points per game than the over/under of 144.5 set for this matchup.
  • The Colonels and the Cardinals have seen their opponents average a combined 1.6 more points per game than the over/under of 144.5 set for this game.
  • The average over/under the Colonels have had set in games this season is 3.1 more points than this outing’s point total.
  • Cardinals games this year have averaged an over/under of 137.1 points, 7.4 less than the point total in this matchup.

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Nicholls State Betting Information

  • The Colonels are 6-6-1 against the spread this season.
  • The Colonels have posted a winning record of 4-1-1 against the spread when the spread is -6.5 or bigger.
  • The Colonels have typically run under the total this season, reaching the over/under in 4 of 13 games (30.8%).

Lamar Betting Information

  • The Cardinals have a 4-10 record against the spread, covering in only 28.6% of their matchups.
  • The Cardinals have not fared well as a 6.5-point underdog, going 0-2 against the spread when they are at least 6.5-point underdogs.
  • Lamar and its opponents have hit the over in less than half of their matchups this year — 6 of 14 (42.9%).

Head to Head

Nicholls State vs Lamar (Last 3 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/12/2020 Nicholls State -7.5 140.5 -362 +272 Regular Season 69-65 NICHLS
1/8/2020 Lamar -2 135.5 -134 +111 Regular Season 61-52 NICHLS
1/30/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 90-69 LAMAR

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Nicholls State Leaders

  • Jitaurious Gordon leads the Colonels in points and assists per game, scoring 15.4 points and distributing 4.1 assists.
  • Najee Garvin is the Colonels best rebounder, hauling in an average of 6.5 boards in each contest while scoring 12.4 points per game.
  • Gordon leads the Colonels in three-point shooting, making an average of 2.6 shots per game from beyond the arc.
  • Kevin Johnson is Nicholls State’s leader in steals, averaging 2.4 steals per game, while Ryghe Lyons leads them in blocks with 1.7 per contest.

Lamar Leaders

  • Davion Buster is the top scorer for the Cardinals with 15.4 points per game. He also adds 2.3 rebounds and 0.9 assists per game to his stats.
  • Lamar’s leader in rebounds is Avery Sullivan with 7.5 per game, and its leader in assists is Kasen Harrison with 4.1 per game.
  • Gordon leads his teammates on the Cardinals with 3.3 made threes per game.
  • Ellis Jefferson (1.4 steals per game) is the steal leader for Lamar while David Muoka (2.0 blocks per game) is the block leader.
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