Houston Baptist vs Incarnate Word: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 9, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 9, 2021

The Incarnate Word Cardinals (8-13) are expected to extend a five-game losing streak when they host the Houston Baptist Huskies (5-18) as  underdogs at 9:00 PM ET on Tuesday, March 9 at Leonard E. Merrell Center. The game airs on ESPN+. The matchup has an over/under of points.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 9, 2021, 2:18 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Houston Baptist Betting Information

  • Houston Baptist has a 10-9-1 record ATS this year.
  • The Huskies have an even record against the spread when favored by at least 1 point, going 2-2 this season.
  • Only 8 of 20 Houston Baptist games this season (40%) resulted in a total greater than the contest’s over/under.
  • In their last game, the Huskies got a team-high 17 points from Pedro Castro in a 94-70 loss to Texas A&M-CC on Saturday. They were favored by 4.5 points and failed to covered the spread, and the teams combined to score 164 points to hit the over on the 147.5 point total.

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

Houston Baptist Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Pedro Castro 23 14.2 7.2 1.7 1.3 1.1 1.9
Za-Ontay Boothman 20 11.0 2.2 1.4 0.6 0.1 1.9
Darius Lee 21 8.3 3.1 0.7 1.0 0.5 0.5
Hunter Janacek 23 7.0 2.8 2.0 0.6 0.2 1.6
Zach Iyeyemi 23 6.4 3.4 0.6 0.3 0.6 0.0

Incarnate Word Betting Information

  • Incarnate Word has played as expected this season with an even 8-8-1 record ATS.
  • For the fourth time this season, the Cardinals are at least a 1-point underdog, where they have a record of 1-2 against the spread.
  • The Cardinals and their opponents have typically failed to covered the total points bet this season, doing so in 35.3% (6) of their 17 games played.
  • The Cardinals fell 85-60 to Abilene Christian in their last contest on Saturday. Drew Lutz put up a team-high 15 points in the loss. They failed to cover the spread as 20-point underdogs, and the teams combined to go over the 131.5 point total.

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

Incarnate Word Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Keaston Willis 19 19.1 4.4 2.2 1.2 0.1 2.1
Marcus Larsson 14 8.6 7.0 0.9 0.6 0.8 0.0
Drew Lutz 18 8.2 2.0 3.0 0.9 0.0 1.2
Brandon Swaby 20 7.8 3.6 1.4 1.0 0.1 1.4
Logan Bracamonte 17 7.8 2.1 0.2 0.2 0.1 2.0

Total Facts

  • Houston Baptist’s games this year have gone over the point total for Tuesday’s matchup (143 points) in 17 out of 23 opportunities (73.9% of matchups).
  • In 38.1% of Incarnate Word’s games this season (8 of 21), the total points scored was more than Tuesday’s 143-point over/under.
  • The Huskies average 71.5 points per game against the Cardinals’ 68, totaling 3.5 points under the game’s total of 143.
  • These two teams surrender a combined 152.9 points per game, 9.9 more than this contest’s over/under.
  • The Huskies have seen a 153.1 average over/under in their games this season, 10.1 points more than the over/under in this contest.
  • The over/under for this contest is 3.7 points more than the average over/under in Cardinals games this season (139.3 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
3/3/2021 Houston Baptist Houston Baptist -4.5 142.5 -203 +165 Regular Season 72-67 HOUBAP
1/27/2021 Incarnate Word Incarnate Word -1.5 149 -125 +104 Regular Season 73-57 HOUBAP
3/4/2020 Incarnate Word Incarnate Word -2.5 159.5 -143 +117 Regular Season 88-76 HOUBAP
1/29/2020 Houston Baptist Houston Baptist -7 167 -319 +243 Regular Season 84-82 INCWRD
3/6/2019 N/A Houston Baptist N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 118-111 HOUBAP
1/30/2019 N/A Incarnate Word N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 96-92 HOUBAP

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