The Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks (14-3) are heavy, 11-point favorites as they try to extend a five-game winning streak when they visit the Lamar Cardinals (5-17) on Saturday, February 27, 2021 at Montagne Center. The contest airs at 5:30 PM ET. The point total in the matchup is set at 146.
The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 27, 2021, 2:21 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 (8.8 points) is a little tighter than the 11-point edge DraftKings gives to the ‘Jacks, though the data still has them as the favorite.
DraftKings and the model are extremely close in their point total projections for this contest, within 1.0 point of each other.
Prediction: SFA 77, 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 ‘Jacks have an average implied point total of 78.8 this season, which is 0.2 points lower than their implied total in Saturday’s game (79).
- SFA has outscored this matchup’s implied point total (79) 12 times.
- The 74.8-point average implied total on the season for the Cardinals is 6.8 more points than the team’s 68-point implied total in this matchup.
- Lamar has scored more than 68 points in 10 games this season.
Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.
SFA and Lamar Records ATS
|ATS Record||ATS Record Against 11+ Point Spread||Over/Under Record (O-U-P)|
Against The Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.
Last 5 Games
|2/24/2021||Northwestern State||Win||83-57||2/24/2021||Incarnate Word||Win||67-45|
|2/15/2021||New Orleans||Win||89-79||2/22/2021||Sam Houston State||Loss||77-71|
|2/10/2021||Texas A&M-CC||Win||80-68||2/20/2021||Texas A&M-CC||Loss||77-68|
|2/3/2021||Texas A&M-CC||Win||84-75||2/13/2021||Houston Baptist||Loss||80-75|
|1/31/2021||Sam Houston State||Win||78-68||2/10/2021||Nicholls State||Loss||76-71|
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