Southland opponents square off when the New Orleans Privateers (7-14) host the Northwestern State Demons (9-16) at Lakefront Arena, tipping off at 8:00 PM ET on Wednesday, March 3, 2021. The Demons are 4.5-point underdogs in the game, the second matchup between the teams this season. The point total is set at 153.5 in the matchup.
The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 3, 2021, 2:15 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.
Best Betting Odds
The model line and the DraftKings line are within 0.1 points of each other.
In this matchup, the model projects a total (152.1 points) marginally lower than the DraftKings over/under (153.5 points).
Prediction: New Orleans 78, Northwestern State 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 Privateers’ average implied point total this season is 1.6 fewer points than their implied total in Wednesday’s game (77.4 implied points on average compared to 79 implied points in this game).
- New Orleans has outscored this matchup’s implied point total (79) eight times.
- The 82-point average implied total on the season for the Demons is seven more points than the team’s 75-point implied total in this matchup.
- Northwestern State is aiming to surpass its implied point total for this matchup (75) for the 10th time this season.
Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.
New Orleans and Northwestern State Records ATS
|ATS Record||ATS Record Against 4.5+ 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
|New Orleans||Northwestern State|
|3/1/2021||Incarnate Word||Win||88-72||3/1/2021||Nicholls State||Loss||87-71|
|2/27/2021||Nicholls State||Loss||105-101||2/27/2021||SE Louisiana||Win||79-61|
|2/22/2021||Central Arkansas||Win||88-63||2/22/2021||Houston Baptist||Win||86-80|
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