Incarnate Word vs Houston Baptist: College Basketball Betting Picks, Predictions and Tips – January 27, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on January 27, 2021 - Last Updated on January 30, 2021

The Houston Baptist Huskies (1-11) are 3.5-point underdogs as they look to turn around a seven-game losing streak when they visit the Incarnate Word Cardinals (4-6) on Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at McDermott Convocation Center. The game airs at 8:00 PM ET. The matchup has a point total of 146.5.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 27, 2021, 2:14 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Cardinals (-3.5)

The model projects the Cardinals to win, just as DraftKings does, but the model favors them by slightly more points (5.7 to 3.5).

Pick OU:
Over (146.5)

In this game, the model projects a total (148.4 points) slightly higher than the DraftKings over/under (146.5 points).

Prediction: Incarnate Word 77, Houston Baptist 71

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 Cardinals this season is 74.6 points, 0.4 fewer points than their implied total of 75 points in Wednesday’s game.
  • Incarnate Word is aiming to surpass its implied point total for this matchup (75) for the fourth time this season.
  • The average implied point total on the season for the Huskies (89.2) is 17.2 more points than the team’s implied total in this matchup (72).
  • Houston Baptist has put up more than 72 points six times this season.

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

Incarnate Word and Houston Baptist Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 3.5+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Cardinals 4-3 0-0 3-2-2
Huskies 5-3-1 0-0 3-6

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

Last 5 Games

Incarnate Word

Houston Baptist
Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
1/23/2021 Texas A&M-CC Win 72-53 1/23/2021 McNeese Loss 74-71
1/16/2021 SFA Loss 83-65 1/20/2021 Nicholls State Loss 92-83
1/13/2021 McNeese Win 83-61 1/16/2021 Sam Houston State Loss 87-80
1/9/2021 New Orleans Loss 86-64 1/9/2021 Lamar Loss 71-65
1/1/2021 McMurry Win 81-54 12/19/2020 Oklahoma Loss 84-65

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