The Nicholls State Colonels (8-4) are big, 14-point favorites as they try to extend a six-game win streak when they host the McNeese Cowboys (5-7) on Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at Stopher Gymnasium. The game airs at 8:00 PM ET. The point total is set at 153 for the matchup.

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:
Colonels (-14)

Both DraftKings and the model expect the Colonels to walk away with the victory, but the model spread (16.8) is 2.8 points further in their direction.

Pick OU:
Under (153)

The model’s predicted total (152.2 points) and the DraftKings set total (153 points) are virtually the same for this contest.

Prediction: Nicholls State 84, McNeese 68

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 78.5 points, 5.5 fewer points than their implied total of 84 points in Wednesday’s game.
  • Nicholls State has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (84) five times this season.
  • The average implied point total on the season for the Cowboys (77.8) is 7.8 more points than the team’s implied total in this matchup (70).
  • McNeese has put up more than 70 points in nine games on the season.

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

Nicholls State and McNeese Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 14+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Colonels 6-4-1 0-0 4-7
Cowboys 1-5 0-0 3-2-1

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

Last 5 Games

Nicholls State

Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
1/24/2021 Carver Win 105-60 1/23/2021 Houston Baptist Win 74-71
1/23/2021 New Orleans Win 86-62 1/20/2021 SE Louisiana Loss 92-88
1/20/2021 Houston Baptist Win 92-83 1/16/2021 New Orleans Loss 99-84
1/16/2021 Central Arkansas Win 74-72 1/13/2021 Incarnate Word Loss 83-61
1/13/2021 Northwestern State Win 76-66 1/9/2021 Northwestern State Loss 78-75

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