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Appalachian State Mountaineers vs Texas State Bobcats 3/11/2020 Odds, Picks and NCAAB Spread

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Appalachian State Mountaineers vs Texas State Bobcats 3/11/2020 Odds, Picks and NCAAB Spread

Appalachian State Mountaineers vs Texas State Bobcats 3/11/2020 – The Appalachian State Mountaineers face the Texas State Bobcats Wednesday in a Sun Belt quarterfinal showdown. National championship basketball tips the Bobcats to win this one and bounce back from a loss to Southern Alabama. However, it will be no easy task for Texas State. The Mountaineers come into the game-winning three of their last four games.

Appalachian State Mountaineers vs Texas State Bobcats 3/11/2020

When: Wednesday, March 11, 8:00 PM ET
Where: Strahan Coliseum, San Marcos, Texas
TV: ESPN+
Stream: Sofascore

Appalachian State Mountaineers vs Texas State Bobcats 3/11/2020

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Appalachian State Mountaineers +7.5 (-110) 129 o (-115) +270
Texas State Bobcats -7.5 (-110) 129 u (-105) -340
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Appalachian State Mountaineers

The Appalachian State Mountaineers are rolling but oddsmakers feel their streak will come to a close Wednesday night. Part of that could be their offensive struggles. They are averaging only 68.4  points per game and need to step up against the Bobcats. Isaac Johnson leads the offensive anew with help coming from O’Showen Williams. Improving defensively could help considering Appalachian State is allowing 66.8 points per game.

Players to watch: J. Forrest G (31 GP 31.8 MIN 17.2 PTS 3.3 REB 2.9 AST 1.5 STL 0.1 BLK 3.6 TO 38.1 FG% 73.8 FT% 30.4 3PT%), O. Williams G (30 GP 34.5 MIN 12.9 PTS 4.3 REB 2.3 AST 1.8 STL 0.1 BLK 1.7 TO 41.8 FG% 66 FT% 34.8 3PT%), I. Johnson F (29 GP 33.6 MIN 11.4 PTS 7.8 REB 2.4 AST 1.6 STL 0.3 BLK 1.6 TO 44.8 FG% 61 FT% 30.1 3PT%).

Texas State Bobcats

Like the Mountaineers, the Bobcats are also on a roll. They have won five of their last six games, the loss of which came last time out. Mason Harrell will need to step up anew on offense and get help from Nijal Pearson. The defense has been good for the Bobcats, limiting opponents to just 64.2 points per game.

Players to watch: N. Pearson G (30 GP 34.9 MIN 19.3 PTS 5.4 REB 2.4 AST 1.2 STL 0.3 BLK 2.5 TO 41.9 FG% 77.2 FT% 35.2 3PT%), M. Harrell G (28 GP 26.1 MIN 9.1 PTS 1.8 REB 3 AST 0.9 STL 0.1 BLK 1.1 TO 49.7 FG% 85.7 FT% 44.6 3PT%), E. Terry F (31 GP 22.3 MIN 8.3 PTS 3.7 REB 1.1 AST 0.4 STL 0.9 BLK 1 TO 53.4 FG% 77.6 FT% 0 3PT%).

Appalachian State Mountaineers vs Texas State Bobcats Betting Predictions

Trends

Appalachian State Mountaineers

The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Appalachian State’s last 9 games.
Appalachian State is 8-4 SU in their last 12 games.
Mountaineers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against Texas State.
Appalachian State is 3-6 SU in their last 9 games against Texas State.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Appalachian State’s last 10 games on the road.

Texas State Bobcats

Texas State is 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Texas State’s last 12 games.
Bobcats are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Texas State’s last 8 games against Appalachian State.
Texas State is 6-0 SU in their last 6 games at home.

Appalachian State Mountaineers vs Texas State Bobcats Betting Picks

Basketball spread betting sees Texas State prevailing against Appalachian State on Wednesday. A reason for this is that Mountaineers are struggling on offense. With the Bobcats defense expected to hold up, more woes lie ahead for the Mountaineers. Texas State needs to come out smoking on offense as well to wrap this one up.

Moneyline: -270 is set for the Mountaineers and -340 is set for the Bobcats.

ATS: Look for the spread of +7.5 for Appalachian State and -7.5  for Texas State.

Totals: Over 129 is out for the Mountaineers and under 129 is out for the Bobcats.

Score Prediction: 69-65, Texas State Bobcats.