Looking to win big? The Lions and Huskies face off at 8:00 ET on ESPN+. The Huskies are hosting the game at Sharp Gymnasium in Houston, TX. Southeastern Louisiana is favored by -3.5 in this Southland conference showdown. The game's over/under is currently at 142.5 points.

SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA LIONS VS HOUSTON CHRISTIAN HUSKIES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Houston Christian Huskies +3.5

This game will be played at Sharp Gymnasium at 8:00 ET on Monday, January 29th.

WHY BET THE HOUSTON CHRISTIAN HUSKIES:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-69 in favor of the Huskies.
  • Not only will Houston Christian pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +3.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 142.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Does Southeastern Louisiana Stand a Chance on the Road?

Coming into tonight's game, Southeastern Louisiana has struggled on the road this season. They have gone just 2-10 away from home, and their average margin of defeat is a whopping 12.4 points per game. The Lions have lost their last three on the road and are just 2-8 in their last 10.

On the year, Southeastern Louisiana is 7-13, including a 2-5 mark in Southland Conference play. They have gone 5-8 in non-conference action. In their last game, the Lions fell to Lamar by a score of 74-64.

As the favorite this season, Southeastern Louisiana has gone just 1-5 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Lions are 3-7 ATS. On the road, Southeastern Louisiana is 6-6 vs. the spread this year and 5-5 in their last 10 road games ATS.

So far this season, the over/under record for Southeastern Louisiana's games is 6-11. On average, their games have finished with 134.8 points per game, which is lower than today's over/under line of 142.5. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 130 points.

In their recent matchup, the Southeastern Louisiana offense ended with 64 points against Lamar. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 35.6% and made 8 threes. Leading the team in scoring was Roger McFarlane with 20 points. Nick Caldwell also added 13 points for the Lions.

The Lions' defense is presently ranked 146th nationally, allowing an average of 71.2 points per contest. In their previous game vs. Lamar, the Cardinals finished with a field goal percentage of 49% and a total of 74 points vs. Southeastern Louisiana.

Can Houston Christian Secure a Home Victory?

At home this season, Houston Christian has gone 2-2 compared to their 1-11 record on the road. They have won their last two games at home and are 6-4 in their last 10.

For the year, Houston Christian is 5-13, including a 3-4 mark in Southland Conference games. As the underdog, they are 3-13, and they are currently on a two-game losing streak.

As the underdog, Houston Christian has been a solid bet against the spread this season, going 11-5. Their ATS record at home is 4-0 and they are 3-0 vs. the spread in their last 3 home games. Overall, their last 10 ATS mark as the underdog is 7-3.

Today's over/under line of 142.5 is lower than the average over/under line in Houston Christian's games this season (156). So far, 7 of their games have finished with more points than today's OU line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1.

The Houston Christian offense is coming off a game where they scored 75 points against Incarnate Word. They posted a field goal percentage of 44.8% and connected on 7 threes. Marcus Greene is leading the team in scoring at 14.3 points per contest. Jay Alvarez has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 16.9 going into the game.

As they prepare for the upcoming game, Houston Christian is focused on shoring up their defense, as they are currently allowing an average of 81.3 points per game (307th). Against Incarnate Word in their most recent game, the Houston Christian defense gave up a total of 79 points while allowing Incarnate Word to hit 44% of their shots.