Nicholls State Vs New Orleans: College Basketball Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – January 15, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on January 15, 2022

The New Orleans Privateers (7-8, 0-0 Southland) hope to extend a four-game home winning streak when hosting the Nicholls State Colonels (10-7, 1-0 Southland) on Saturday, January 15, 2022 at 5:00 PM ET. Keep reading to find betting insights and statistics to help place a wager on the Colonels’ (-182 to win on the moneyline) matchup with the Privateers (+150).

The betting insights in what follows are based off odds valid as of January 15, 2022 at 3:31 PM ET. See below for a table with the latest odds for this outing and click here to get the best DraftKings Sportsbook deposit bonus!

Nicholls State Vs New Orleans Betting Lines

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Nicholls State (-4)
Total Pick Under (154.5)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Nicholls State Vs New Orleans Stat Rankings

Nicholls State Avg. (Rank) New Orleans Avg. (Rank)
80.4 (25th) Points Scored 75.5 (101st)
70.5 (229th) Points Allowed 72.9 (282nd)
38.7 (64th) Rebounds 36.6 (144th)
12.2 (51st) Off. Rebounds 9.7 (223rd)
11.9 (5th) 3pt Made 4.3 (354th)
16.6 (34th) Assists 15.1 (86th)
13.4 (106th) Turnovers 14.5 (43rd)

Nicholls State Vs New Orleans Betting Trends

  • Nicholls State’s record against the spread (ATS) is 11-2-0.
  • As a 4-point favorite or greater, the Colonels have two wins ATS (2-2).
  • Out of 17 Nicholls State games so far this season, eight have hit the over.
  • Nicholls State’s games have had more than 154.5 points scored on four occasions this season.
  • The over/under for this game is 154.5 points, 10.1 more than the average point total for Colonels games this season.
  • New Orleans has nine wins in 15 games against the spread this season.
  • The Privateers have an ATS record of 6-0 as 4-point underdogs or greater.
  • There have been eight New Orleans games (out of 15) that hit the over this year.
  • So far this year, three New Orleans games have featured over 154.5 points scored.
  • Games involving the Privateers this year have averaged 147.1 points per game, a 7.4-point differential when compared to the over/under for this contest.

Nicholls State Impact Players

  • Ty Gordon is tops on his team in points per contest (21.0), and also averages 3.6 rebounds and 3.2 assists. At the other end, he delivers 1.6 steals and 0.0 blocked shots.
  • Jitaurious Gordon is tops on the Colonels at 21.0 points per contest, while also putting up 3.2 assists and 3.6 rebounds. He is 10th in college basketball in scoring.
  • Pierce Spencer puts up 7.8 points, 5.7 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game. At the other end, he puts up 1.4 steals and 0.6 blocked shots.
  • Devante Carter is tops on the Colonels at 3.4 assists per game, while also averaging 3.8 rebounds and 12.0 points.
  • Ryghe Lyons posts 6.5 points, 3.8 rebounds and 1.9 assists per contest. At the other end, he puts up 0.2 steals and 1.9 blocked shots.

New Orleans Impact Players

  • Derek St. Hilaire paces the Privateers in scoring (18.9 points per game) and assists (2.4), and puts up 3.4 rebounds. He also posts 2.0 steals and 0.4 blocked shots.
  • Troy Green is the Privateers’ top assist man (3.4 per game), and he contributes 13.4 points and 4.7 rebounds.
  • Simeon Kirkland is putting up a team-high 5.3 rebounds per game. And he is producing 8.8 points and 0.9 assists, making 62.5% of his shots from the floor.
  • Daniel Sackey gives the Privateers 7.1 points, 2.9 rebounds and 2.9 assists per contest. He also posts 1.1 steals and 0.0 blocked shots.
  • The Privateers get 8.5 points, 3.6 rebounds and 0.9 assists per game from Tyson Jackson.
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