UIW Cardinals vs. Lamar Cardinals Betting Prediction 01/23/19

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The Lamar Cardinals (8-10, 1-4 SthLnd) welcome the UIW Cardinals (6-12, 1-4 SthLnd) to Montagne Center. UIW will look to put an end to a six-game road losing streak. Action starts at 8 p.m. ET on Wednesday, January 23, 2019.

UIW Cardinals at Lamar Cardinals Betting Odds

Both teams fell in their last outing. Lamar was beaten by the Southeastern Louisiana Lions, 76-69, while UIW lost a close one to the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks, 74-71.

UIW forced Stephen F. Austin into a turnover percentage of 22.5 (above the 18.3 mark opponents have averaged against UIW this season) while Lamar had a turnover percentage of 12.9 (better than their season average of 18.1). Lamar rallied around Jordan Hunter, who put up 16 points. Morgan Taylor, meanwhile fueled UIW with 15 points and seven assists.

Lamar dominated this series last year, taking both games. In the last matchup, Lamar won 85-62. Lamar had more offensive rebounds (12 vs. five), defensive rebounds (29 vs. 25) and total rebounds (41 vs. 30) than UIW. This is the first time these teams will battle this year.

UIW Cardinals vs. Lamar Cardinals Betting Pick

Free Prediction: SU Winner – Lamar, O/U – Over

Betting Notes:

  • Lamar ranks 28th in rebounds per game (39.8) while UIW ranks 286th (28.1).
  • Lamar ranks 236th in three pointers attempted per game (19.7) while UIW ranks 291st (16.0).
  • Lamar ranks 82nd in assists per game (14.7) while UIW ranks 246th (10.4).
  • Lamar ranks eighth in steals per game (9.6) while UIW ranks 153rd (5.8).

Bettings Trends:

  • During their last five games, Lamar has scored an average of 70.2 points per game (8.4 below their season average) and allowed an average of 74.4 points per game (4.3 above their season average).
  • UIW’s average margin of defeat in their last five games has been 7.6, down from 8.3 for the season.