The Northwestern State Demons (7-12) will try to extend a five-game winning streak when they host the Houston Baptist Huskies (3-12) on Monday, February 22, 2021 at Prather Coliseum as 4.5-point favorites. The game airs at 7:30 PM ET. The point total is 154.5 for the matchup.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 22, 2021, 2:20 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Demons (-4.5)

The line for this game set by DraftKings and the model’s prediction are essentially the same (within 0.4 points of each other).

Pick OU:
Under (154.5)

The DraftKings point total for this game is just 1.8 points highter than the model projection.

Prediction: Northwestern State 79, Houston Baptist 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 Demons have an average implied point total of 82.7 this season, which is 2.7 points higher than their implied total in Monday’s game (80).
  • Northwestern State has outscored this matchup’s implied point total (80) three times.
  • The 86.3-point average implied total on the season for the Huskies is 11.3 more points than the team’s 75-point implied total in this matchup.
  • This season, Houston Baptist has scored more than this game’s implied total of 75 points seven times.

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

Northwestern State and Houston Baptist Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 4.5+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Demons 9-7-1 0-1 7-10
Huskies 7-4-1 0-0 5-7

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

Last 5 Games

Northwestern State

Houston Baptist
Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
2/13/2021 McNeese Win 69-66 2/13/2021 Lamar Win 80-75
2/10/2021 Incarnate Word Win 68-67 2/10/2021 Abilene Christian Loss 88-59
1/30/2021 Central Arkansas Win 81-77 1/27/2021 Incarnate Word Win 73-57
1/27/2021 New Orleans Win 81-73 1/23/2021 McNeese Loss 74-71
1/23/2021 SE Louisiana Win 73-68 1/20/2021 Nicholls State Loss 92-83

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