UIW Cardinals at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders Betting Prediction 02/29/20

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The UIW Cardinals (9-19, 6-11 SthLnd) will be at the American Bank Center to square off against the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders (11-17, 7-10 SthLnd) in a SthLnd matchup. Action gets underway at 6:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, February 29, 2020.

UIW Cardinals vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders ATS Odds

In their last contest, the Islanders defeated the New Orleans Privateers, 81-75, while the Cardinals got blown out by the Lamar Cardinals, 86-66. The Islanders had a fantastic offensive rebounding percentage of 48.0 (above their season average of 29.6) and had an effective field goal percentage of 0.694 (above their season average of 0.506). UIW, on the other hand, had an offensive rebounding percentage of 43.3 (above their season average of 28.3). Irshaad Hunte had a solid game for Texas A&M-Corpus Christi with 12 points and five rebounds. Dwight Murray Jr., meanwhile led the way for UIW, finishing with 23 points. In their first matchup this year, Elijah Schmidt led the Islanders to a 68-47 win. He put up 13 points and five rebounds. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi had a much better effective field goal percentage (0.574 vs. 0.357). UIW, meanwhile, did an excellent job of converting from the charity stripe (12-17; 70.6 percent). This has potential to be an error-filled game for the offense of Texas A&M-Corpus Christi. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi ranks 354th in the country in ball protection (turnover percentage of 26.4 percent), while the gambling defense of UIW forces the 79th-most turnovers in the country (21.0 percent).

UIW Cardinals at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders Pick

Free Pick: SU Winner – Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, ATS Winner – Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, O/U – Under

Betting Notes:

  • UIW averages 7.3 steals per game, which ranks 68th in the nation. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi ranks 228th in steals allowed per game (8.5).
  • The Islanders average 3.1 blocks per game, which ranks 121st in the NCAA. The Cardinals rank 154th in blocks allowed per game (3.8).
  • The Islanders rank 47th in rebounds allowed per game (32.3) while the Cardinals rank 200th (36.2).
  • Texas A&M-Corpus Christi ranks 124th in assists allowed per game (12.3) while UIW ranks 256th (15.2).

Bettings Trends:

  • During their last five games, the Cardinals have scored an average of 62.8 points per game (2.8 below their season average) and allowed an average of 72.2 points per game (1.2 below their season average).
  • The Islanders’ average margin of defeat in their last five games has been 5.2, up from 3.5 for the season.