Northwestern State vs Houston Baptist: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 2, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 2, 2021

The Northwestern State Demons (1-10) take a five-game losing streak into a road matchup with the Houston Baptist Huskies (1-7), who have lost three straight. The Huskies are underdogs by in the contest, which tips at 8:00 PM ET on Saturday, January 2, 2021. The matchup’s point total is set at .

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

Betting Odds

Northwestern State Betting Information

  • Northwestern State has managed to cover the spread in less than half its games this season, putting together a record of 4-5 against the spread.
  • In 55.6% of their games this season (5/9), the Demons and their opponents have outscored the set over/under.
  • The Demons lost 62-52 to the Cougars in their last outing on Wednesday. Jairus Roberson totaled a team-high 14 points in the loss. They covered the spread as 18.5-point underdogs, and the teams combined to fall short of the 145.5 point total.

Northwestern State Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Jairus Roberson 11 11.5 1.5 1.2 0.8 0.2 2.9
Trenton Massner 9 10.3 3.8 1.8 1.1 0.4 1.0
Jamaure Gregg 11 9.2 5.0 0.5 0.4 0.2 0.4
Carvell Teasett 11 7.8 1.5 0.9 0.5 0.1 1.4
Kendal Coleman 11 6.4 7.1 0.3 0.3 0.5 0.0
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Houston Baptist Betting Information

  • The Huskies have outperformed the spread so far this season with a record ATS of 4-2.
  • 33.3% of Houston Baptist’s 6 games this season have gone over the over/under.
  • The Huskies lost to the Sooners 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 scored a team-high 15 points in the loss.

Houston Baptist Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Za-Ontay Boothman 8 12.4 2.1 1.6 0.6 0.0 2.8
Pedro Castro 8 12.3 6.8 1.5 1.1 1.1 1.6
Ty Dalton 6 7.3 2.0 2.3 0.8 0.5 1.2
Darius Lee 8 6.9 1.9 0.8 0.9 0.3 0.9
Zach Iyeyemi 8 5.9 3.6 0.9 0.4 0.5 0.0
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Total Facts

  • Northwestern State’s games this season have gone over the point total for Saturday’s matchup (160 points) in 11 out of 11 opportunities (100% of matchups).
  • Three Houston Baptist games this year (37.5% of its matchups) ended with a final point total higher than Saturday’s over/under of 160 points.
  • The Demons average 67.5 points per game against the Huskies’ 69.1, totaling 23.4 points under the game’s over/under of 160.
  • These two teams surrender a combined 167.2 points per game, 7.2 more than this contest’s over/under.
  • The Demons have seen a 150.3 average over/under in their games this season, 9.7 points fewer than the over/under in this matchup.
  • Huskies games have an over/under of 153.6 points this season, 6.4 points fewer than the total points bet for this game.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/8/2020 N/A Houston Baptist N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 93-79 NW ST
1/5/2020 Northwestern State Northwestern State -3 172 -157 128 Regular Season 106-79 NW ST
2/20/2019 N/A Houston Baptist N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 92-54 HOUBAP

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