Lamar vs Houston Baptist: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 9, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 9, 2021

The Lamar Cardinals (1-7) take a three-game losing streak into a home matchup with the Houston Baptist Huskies (1-7), who have lost three straight as well. The Cardinals are favorites (-6) in the contest, which tips at 3:00 PM ET on Saturday, January 9, 2021. The point total is 151 for the matchup.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 9, 2021, 2:15 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Lamar Betting Information

  • The Cardinals are under .500 against the spread this season with a record of 3-5
  • Only 3 of 8 Lamar games this season (37.5%) resulted in a total greater than the contest’s over/under.

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

Lamar Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Davion Buster 7 16.1 2.7 0.4 0.9 0.0 3.1
Anderson Kopp 11 11.7 4.9 1.1 0.5 0.2 1.2
Kasen Harrison 8 10.4 2.3 4.1 1.1 0.1 0.3
Avery Sullivan 11 10.3 7.6 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.0
Quinlan Bennett 9 10.1 5.2 1.2 1.3 0.1 0.2
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Houston Baptist Betting Information

  • With a 4-2 record ATS this season, Houston Baptist has topped expectations.
  • The Huskies and their opponents have often failed to covered the total points bet this season, doing so in 33.3% (2) of their six games played.
  • The Huskies fell to Oklahoma 84-65 but covered the spread as 34-point underdogs, while going under the 167 point total in their most recent game on Saturday. Darius Lee totaled a team-high 15 points in the loss.

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
Za-Ontay Boothman 10 13.4 2.5 1.6 0.6 0.0 2.7
Pedro Castro 10 13.0 7.5 1.5 1.1 1.2 1.8
Darius Lee 10 9.7 2.8 0.9 1.1 0.6 0.9
Ty Dalton 7 6.7 1.7 2.0 0.7 0.4 1.0
Hunter Janacek 10 6.6 2.4 2.1 0.7 0.2 1.3

Total Facts

  • Lamar’s games this season have gone over the point total for Saturday’s matchup (151 points) in one out of eight opportunities (12.5% of matchups).
  • In Houston Baptist’s games this season, the competing teams combined for a higher point total than Saturday’s matchup point total in four out of eight matchups (50%).
  • Together, the two teams combine for 127.6 points per game, 23.4 points fewer than the total of 151 for this contest.
  • These two teams give up a combined 158.3 points per game, 7.3 more than this contest’s over/under.
  • This season the average total for Cardinals games is 132.2 points, 18.8 fewer than the over/under of 151 points for this contest.
  • The over/under for this matchup is 2.6 points fewer than the average over/under in Huskies games this season (153.6 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/15/2020 N/A Lamar N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 79-69 LAMAR
1/11/2020 N/A Houston Baptist N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 102-92 LAMAR
2/27/2019 N/A Lamar N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 110-75 LAMAR
1/2/2019 N/A Houston Baptist N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 88-82 HOUBAP

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