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Nicholls State Colonels vs SMU Mustangs 03/16/2022 March Madness Picks, Predictions and Betting Preview

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Nicholls State Colonels vs SMU Mustangs 03-16-2022 March Madness Picks Predictions and Betting Preview

Nicholls State Colonels vs SMU Mustangs 03/16/2022 – The Nicholls State Colonels are in town to meet the SMU Mustangs at the Moody Coliseum in University Park, Texas for the NIT tournament. The Nicholls State Colonels dominated the Southland teams with a conference record of 11-3 and an overall record of 21-11. The SMU Mustangs finished in the second position among the American Athletic teams with a conference record of 13-4 and an overall record of 23-8. March Madness betting odds are in favor of a win for the SMU Mustangs in this game.

Nicholls State Colonels vs SMU Mustangs 03/16/2022

When:Wednesday, March 16, 8:00 PM ET
Where:Moody Coliseum, University Park, Texas
TV:ESP+
Stream:Sofascore
Nicholls State Colonels vs SMU Mustangs 03/16/2022
TeamSP/RLTOTALML
Nicholls State Colonels+17 (-110)150 o (-110)+1000
SMU Mustangs-17 (-110)150 u (-110)-1500
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Nicholls State Colonels

The Nicholls State Colonels lost in the semi-finals of the conference to Texas A&M-CC by 71-64. As a team, the Colonels are scoring 79.6 points in every game played on average. The lead scorer for the team is Ty Gordon who is dunking 21.4 points per game with 3.1 helpers in each game. Devante Carter is also contributing with 11.9 points per game on average with the highest number of assists with 3.6 this season. On defense, the Nicholls State Colonels are allowing opponents to score 71.4 points per game on an average.

Players to watch: Ty Gordon G (GP 28, MIN 34.3, PTS 21.4, REB 3.4, AST 3.1, STL 1.5, BLK 0, TO 2.6, FG% 45.9, FT% 64.5, 3P% 36.2), Devante Carter G (GP 29, MIN 31.7, PTS 11.9, REB 4.2, AST 3.8, STL 2, BLK 0.3, TO 2.1, FG% 45.4, FT% 61.7, 3P% 21), Latrell Jones G (GP 32, MIN 24.9, PTS 11.8, REB 3.9, AST 0.8, STL 1, BLK 0.5, TO 1.6, FG% 49.5, FT% 65, 3P% 32).

SMU Mustangs

The SMU Mustangs lost their last game of the season to Memphis 23-8 and will be trying to reclaim their pride here. As a team, the SMU Mustangs are scoring an average of 74.4 points in every game. The lead scorer for the team is Kendric Davis with 19.4 points per game on an average with 4.5 helpers. Marcus Weathers is scoring 12.8 points in every game and has the highest number of rebounds in the team with 7.5 boards per game. On defense, the SMU Mustangs are allowing opponents to score an average of 67.4 points in every game.

Players to watch: Kendric Davis G (GP 30, MIN 34.7, PTS 19.4, REB 3.9, AST 4.5, STL 1.6, BLK 0.1, TO 2.7, FG% 43.6, FT% 86.1, 3P% 37.4), Marcus Weathers F (GP 31, MIN 27.7, PTS 12.8, REB 7.5, AST 1.8, STL 0.5, BLK 0.7, TO 1.5, FG% 51.4, FT% 70.9, 3P% 35.6), Emmanuel Bandoumel G (GP 31, MIN 30.7, PTS 10.9, REB 3.8, AST 1.7, STL 0.6, BLK 0.3, TO 1.3, FG% 37.6, FT% 80.7, 3P% 37.1).

Nicholls State Colonels vs SMU Mustangs Betting Predictions

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Nicholls State Colonels

Nicholls State are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Nicholls State’s last 8 games.
Colonels are 10-2 SU in their last 12 games.
Nicholls State are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games on the road.
Nicholls State are 8-2 SU in their last 10 games this season.

SMU Mustangs

Southern Methodist are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Southern Methodist’s last 8 games.
Southern Methodist are 15-5 SU in their last 20 games.
Southern Methodist are 10-0 SU in their last 10 games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Southern Methodist’s last 15 games this season.

Nicholls State Colonels vs SMU Mustangs Betting Picks

Summary: The Nicholls State Colonels will be trying their best to win in this game, but the SMU Mustangs have the better offense in the pair-up. NCAA betting lines are predicting a solid win for the SMU Mustangs in this game.

Moneyline: +1000 is the ML for the Colonels and -1500 is the ML for the Mustangs.

ATS: A spread of +17 (-110) is out for Nicholls State and a spread of -17 (-110) is out for SMU.

Totals: Look for the total to go over 150 (-110) for the Colonels and the same to go under for the Mustangs.

Score Prediction: 77-70, Mustangs win.