Lamar vs Houston Baptist: Southland Tournament Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 10, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 10, 2021

The No. 6 seed Lamar Cardinals (8-17) are favored by  in the Southland Tournament semifinals when they square off the No. 10 seed Houston Baptist Huskies (6-18) Wednesday at Leonard E. Merrell Center, tipping off at 9:00 PM ET on ESPN+. The winner moves one game closer to claiming a guaranteed place in the NCAA Tournament bracket.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 10, 2021, 1:16 PM 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 12-13
  • When favored by at least 5.5 points, the Cardinals are 1-2 against the spread in 2020-21.
  • The Cardinals and their opponents have gone over the set total in only 12 of 25 games this season (48%).
  • In their last game, the Cardinals got a team-high 20 points from Davion Buster on the way to a 60-51 win over McNeese on Saturday. They were favored by 0.5 points and covered the spread, and the teams combined to score 111 points to fall short of the 143 point total.

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 20 15.1 2.2 1.5 1.3 0.0 3.2
Kasen Harrison 22 12.8 2.5 4.1 1.4 0.0 0.6
Avery Sullivan 25 10.4 7.7 0.9 0.9 0.6 0.0
Anderson Kopp 25 10.0 4.4 1.3 0.9 0.2 1.3
Quinlan Bennett 15 9.6 4.3 1.2 1.2 0.1 0.1

Houston Baptist Betting Information

  • With an 11-9-1 record ATS this season, the Huskies have outperformed expectations.
  • The Huskies and their opponents have often failed to covered the over/under this season, doing so in 42.9% (9) of their 21 games played.
  • Their last time out, the Huskies saw Pedro Castro score a team-high 21 points to lead them to an 80-68 win over Incarnate Word on Tuesday. They were 2.5-point favorites and covered the spread, and the teams scored 148 total points to top the 144-point over/under.

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 24 14.5 7.3 1.8 1.4 1.1 1.9
Za-Ontay Boothman 21 10.7 2.1 1.3 0.6 0.0 1.9
Darius Lee 22 8.2 3.1 0.6 1.0 0.5 0.5
Hunter Janacek 24 7.4 3.0 2.0 0.6 0.2 1.6
Zach Iyeyemi 24 6.6 3.4 0.5 0.3 0.6 0.0

Total Facts

  • Lamar and its opponents have hit the over on Wednesday’s 145 total in 11 out of 25 games (44%) this season.
  • 17 Houston Baptist games this year (70.8% of its matchups) ended with a final point total higher than Wednesday’s over/under of 145 points.
  • The Cardinals average 65.6 points per game against the Huskies’ 71.8, totaling 7.6 points under the game’s total of 145.
  • These two teams surrender a combined 153.5 points per game, 8.5 more than this contest’s over/under.
  • This season the average total for Cardinals games is 138.1 points, 6.9 fewer than the over/under of 145 points for this contest.
  • Huskies games have a total points bet of 152.9 points this season, 7.9 points more than the over/under for this contest.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/13/2021 Houston Baptist Houston Baptist -1.5 150 -124 +103 Regular Season 80-75 HOUBAP
1/9/2021 Lamar Lamar -7 153 -315 +247 Regular Season 71-65 LAMAR
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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