Sam Houston State vs Texas A&M-CC: College Basketball Betting Picks, Predictions and Tips – March 3, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on March 3, 2021 - Last Updated on March 6, 2021

The Texas A&M-CC Islanders (4-18) will look to break a three-game losing streak when they visit the Sam Houston State Bearkats (18-7) on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum as big, 15-point underdogs. The game airs at 7:30 PM ET on ESPN+. The matchup has a point total of 142.

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

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Bearkats (-15)

The model projects the Bearkats to win, just as DraftKings does, but the model favors them by a small margin more (16.8 to 15).

Pick OU:
Over (142)

DraftKings and the model are extremely close in their point total projections for this game, within 0.4 points of each other.

Prediction: Sam Houston State 80, Texas A&M-CC 63

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 Bearkats have an average implied point total of 79.4 this season, which is 0.4 points higher than their implied total in Wednesday’s game (79).
  • Sam Houston State has scored more than its implied point total for this matchup (79) 12 times this season.
  • The average implied point total on the season for the Islanders (72.8) is 8.8 more points than the team’s implied total in this matchup (64).
  • Texas A&M-CC has totaled more than 64 points 10 times this season.

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

Sam Houston State and Texas A&M-CC Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 15+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Bearkats 13-7 0-0 9-11
Islanders 7-11 0-0 12-6

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

Last 5 Games

Sam Houston State

Texas A&M-CC
Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
3/1/2021 Houston Baptist Win 83-70 3/1/2021 Lamar Loss 66-47
2/24/2021 Abilene Christian Loss 86-72 2/24/2021 New Orleans Loss 69-61
2/22/2021 Lamar Win 77-71 2/22/2021 SE Louisiana Loss 78-75
2/13/2021 Central Arkansas Win 97-57 2/20/2021 Lamar Win 77-68
2/10/2021 SE Louisiana Win 79-61 2/13/2021 Abilene Christian Loss 83-55

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