Sam Houston vs. SFA Prediction: Picks & Betting Odds – Wednesday, March 1, 2023

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The Sam Houston Bearkats (22-6, 12-5 WAC) are favored (-1.5) to build on a five-game winning streak when they visit the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks (19-10, 12-5 WAC) at 7:30 PM ET on Wednesday, March 1, 2023 at William R. Johnson Coliseum. The contest airs on ESPN+. The matchup has an over/under of 133.

Sam Houston vs. SFA Odds

  • Sam Houston odds to win: -125
  • SFA odds to win: +105
  • Spread: Sam Houston (-1.5)
  • Total: 133

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Wednesday, March 1, 2023
  • Time: 7:30 PM ET
  • TV: ESPN+
  • Where: Huntsville, Texas
  • Venue: William R. Johnson Coliseum

Who Will Win Sam Houston vs. SFA?

Sam Houston and SFA Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

When it has played as at least 1.5-point favorites this season, Sam Houston is 12-7 against the spread.

SFA has a 6-2 record against the spread in games it was an underdog by 1.5 points or more this season.

The Bearkats and the ‘Jacks combine to average 17.5 more points per game than the over/under of 133 set for this game.

Opponents of these teams have averaged a combined 127 points per game, 6.0 fewer than the point total for this matchup.

Sam Houston’s average point total in matchups this season is 132.4, 0.6 points below the total in this game.

The average point total for the ‘Jacks this year is 12.0 points higher than this game’s over/under.

The Bearkats’ ATS record is 15-10-0 this season.

The ‘Jacks’ ATS record is 17-9-0 this year.

Sam Houston Stats & Insights

Sam Houston outscores opponents by 15.2 points per game (scoring 73.8 per game to rank 130th in college basketball while giving up 58.6 per contest to rank fourth in college basketball) and has a +424 scoring differential overall.

Sam Houston averages 34.5 rebounds per game (42nd in college basketball) while conceding 26.3 per outing to its opponents. It outrebounds opponents by 8.2 boards per game.

The Bearkats make 8.4 three-pointers per game (68th in college basketball) at a 38.8% rate (12th in college basketball), compared to the 7.5 their opponents make while shooting 32.4% from beyond the arc.

Sam Houston scores 97.8 points per 100 possessions (79th in college basketball), while allowing 77.7 points per 100 possessions (third in college basketball).

Offensively, the Bearkats have fared better when playing at home this season, scoring 80.4 points per game, compared to 66.6 per game in away games.

SFA Stats & Insights

SFA puts up 76.7 points per game (61st in college basketball) while giving up 68.4 per contest (129th in college basketball). It has a +240 scoring differential and outscores opponents by 8.3 points per game.

SFA grabs 31.5 rebounds per game (196th in college basketball) while conceding 28.8 per contest to opponents. It outrebounds opponents by 2.7 boards per game.

SFA makes 6.5 three-pointers per game (272nd in college basketball) compared to its opponents’ 6.6. It shoots 39.9% from deep, and its opponents shoot 32.9%.

SFA ranks 127th in college basketball averaging 95.9 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively is 47th, allowing 85.5 points per 100 possessions.

In 2022-23 the ‘Jacks are scoring 2.8 more points per game at home (79.7) than on the road (76.9).

Sam Houston Key Players to Watch

The Bearkats leader in points and assists is Qua Grant, who puts up 13.8 points per game to go with 3.8 assists.

Sam Houston’s best rebounder is Javion May, who averages 4.6 boards per game in addition to his 3.8 PPG average.

Donte Powers leads the Bearkats in three-point shooting, making an average of 2.1 shots per game from beyond the arc.

Grant and Tristan Ikpe lead Sam Houston on the defensive end, with Grant leading the team in steals averaging 2.0 per game and Ikpe in blocks averaging 0.5 per contest.

SFA Key Players to Watch

Sadaidriene Hall sits on top of the ‘Jacks leaderboards for both scoring and rebounding with 13.1 points and 6.7 rebounds per game.

AJ Cajuste’s assist statline paces SFA; he records 4.3 assists per game.

Latrell Jossell is the most prolific from the three-point line for the ‘Jacks, hitting 2.6 threes per game.

SFA’s leader in steals is Cajuste (1.4 per game), and its leader in blocks is Nana Antwi-Boasiako (1.0 per game).

Sam Houston vs. SFA Prediction

  • Pick ATS:

    SFA (+1.5)

  • Pick OU:

    Over (133)

  • Prediction:
    Sam Houston 70, SFA 68

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