Two struggling teams meet when the Houston Baptist Huskies (1-10) host the McNeese Cowboys (4-7) on Saturday, January 23, 2021 at 6:00 PM ET. The Huskies are 3-point favorites as they look to break a six-game losing streak against the Cowboys, who have lost five straight. The point total for the matchup is 162.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 23, 2021, 2:17 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Huskies (-3)

The Huskies are the bet in this game. They’re favored by 6.5 more points in the model than DraftKings (9.5 to 3).

Pick OU:
Under (162)

The DraftKings point total for this matchup is just 4.7 points highter than the model projection.

Prediction: Houston Baptist 83, McNeese 74

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.

Examining the Over/Under

  • The average implied total for the Huskies this season is 90.2 points, 7.2 more points than their implied total of 83 points in Saturday’s game.
  • Houston Baptist has outscored this matchup’s implied point total (83) two times.
  • The Cowboys’ average implied point total on the season (77.6 points) is 2.4 points lower than their implied total in this matchup (80 points).
  • McNeese has put up more than 80 points in six games on the season.

Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.

Houston Baptist and McNeese Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 3+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Huskies 5-2-1 0-0 3-5
Cowboys 0-5 0-0 3-1-1

Against The Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Last 5 Games

Houston Baptist

Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
1/20/2021 Nicholls State Loss 92-83 1/20/2021 SE Louisiana Loss 92-88
1/16/2021 Sam Houston State Loss 87-80 1/16/2021 New Orleans Loss 99-84
1/9/2021 Lamar Loss 71-65 1/13/2021 Incarnate Word Loss 83-61
12/19/2020 Oklahoma Loss 84-65 1/9/2021 Northwestern State Loss 78-75
12/17/2020 North Texas Loss 85-55 12/19/2020 Louisiana Loss 75-65

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