The New Orleans Privateers (4-7) will try to build on a three-game winning streak when they visit the Nicholls State Colonels (6-4) at 6:00 PM ET on Saturday, January 23, 2021 as 9-point underdogs. The Colonels have won four games in a row. The matchup has an over/under of 152.

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:
Privateers (+9)

The model favors the Colonels by 7.8 points, just 1.2 fewer than the 9-point spread set by DraftKings.

Pick OU:
Under (152)

The DraftKings point total for this matchup is just 4.4 points highter than the model projection.

Prediction: Nicholls State 78, New Orleans 70

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 Colonels this season is 78.4 points, 2.6 fewer points than their implied total of 81 points in Saturday’s game.
  • Nicholls State has scored more than its implied point total in this matchup (81) three times this season.
  • The 77.4-point average implied total on the season for the Privateers is 5.4 more points than the team’s 72-point implied total in this matchup.
  • New Orleans has scored more than 72 points in four games this season.

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

Nicholls State and New Orleans Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 9+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Colonels 5-4-1 1-0-1 4-6
Privateers 3-4 0-0 4-3

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

Last 5 Games

Nicholls State

New Orleans
Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
1/20/2021 Houston Baptist Win 92-83 1/20/2021 Texas A&M-CC Win 87-68
1/16/2021 Central Arkansas Win 74-72 1/16/2021 McNeese Win 99-84
1/13/2021 Northwestern State Win 76-66 1/9/2021 Incarnate Word Win 86-64
1/9/2021 SE Louisiana Win 87-67 12/21/2020 Rice Loss 73-62
12/26/2020 LSU Loss 86-80 12/15/2020 Louisiana Loss 73-63

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