Two struggling teams hit the court when the Texas A&M-CC Islanders (2-15) host the Lamar Cardinals (3-13) on Saturday, February 20, 2021 at 5:00 PM ET. The Islanders are 2.5-point favorites as they look to stop a nine-game losing streak against the Cardinals, who have lost four straight. The matchup has an over/under of 137.5.
The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 20, 2021, 2:19 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.
Best Betting Odds
The spread for this game suggested by the model (1.7 points) is slightly less than the 2.5-point edge DraftKings gives to the Islanders, though the data still has them as the favorite.
The model’s predicted total (137.7 points) and the DraftKings set total (137.5 points) are virtually the same for this contest.
Prediction: Texas A&M-CC 70, Lamar 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 Islanders’ average implied point total this season is 3.4 more points than their implied total in Saturday’s game (73.4 implied points on average compared to 70 implied points in this game).
- Texas A&M-CC has surpassed its implied point total for this matchup (70) three times this season.
- The Cardinals’ average implied point total on the season (75.5 points) is 7.5 points higher than their implied total in this matchup (68 points).
- Lamar has scored more than 68 points in six games this season.
Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.
Texas A&M-CC and Lamar Records ATS
|ATS Record||ATS Record Against 2.5+ Point Spread||Over/Under Record (O-U-P)|
Against The Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.
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