Sunday's contest at UNT Coliseum has the North Texas Mean Green (27-7) matching up with the Sam Houston Bearkats (26-7) at 4:00 PM (on March 19). Our computer prediction projects a 65-60 win for North Texas, who is a small favorite based on our model.

There is no line set for the game.

Sam Houston vs. North Texas Game Info & Odds

  • Date: Sunday, March 19, 2023
  • Time: 4:00 PM ET
  • TV: ESPN+
  • Where: Denton, Texas
  • Venue: UNT Coliseum

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Sam Houston vs. North Texas Score Prediction

  • Prediction: North Texas 65, Sam Houston 60

Spread & Total Prediction for Sam Houston vs. North Texas

  • Computer Predicted Spread: North Texas (-4.1)
  • Computer Predicted Total: 125.0

North Texas' record against the spread so far this season is 15-14-0, while Sam Houston's is 15-11-0. A total of 14 out of the Mean Green's games this season have gone over the point total, and 10 of the Bearkats' games have gone over. North Texas has an 8-2 record against the spread while going 8-2 overall over the last 10 contests. Sam Houston has gone 7-3 against the spread and 8-2 overall in its last 10 games.

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Sam Houston Performance Insights

  • The Bearkats have a +459 scoring differential, topping opponents by 13.9 points per game. They're putting up 72.7 points per game, 152nd in college basketball, and are giving up 58.8 per outing to rank fourth in college basketball.
  • Sam Houston wins the rebound battle by an average of 7.3 boards. It records 33.9 rebounds per game (57th in college basketball) compared to its opponents' 26.6.
  • Sam Houston knocks down 8.2 three-pointers per game (84th in college basketball) at a 38.2% rate (15th in college basketball), compared to the 7.5 its opponents make, shooting 32.2% from deep.
  • Sam Houston has committed 3.3 fewer turnovers than its opponents, averaging 12.5 (247th in college basketball) while forcing 15.8 (13th in college basketball).

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