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    The No. 4 seed Nicholls State Colonels (16-14, 11-7 Southland) are favored by 5.5 points in their Southland Tournament matchup against the No. 8 seed McNeese Cowboys (10-22, 6-12 Southland) on Monday at The Legacy Center, starting at 6:00 PM on ESPN+. The winner will move one step closer to earning an automatic spot in the NCAA Tournament bracket.

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    How do I watch Colonels vs. Cowboys?

    • Game Day: Monday, March 6, 2023
    • Game Time: 6:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN+
    • Location: Lake Charles, Louisiana
    • Arena: The Legacy Center

    Betting Lines for Colonels vs. Cowboys

    Nicholls State vs McNeese Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Total
    Nicholls State -5.5 145

    Nicholls State Betting Stats & Information

    • Nicholls State has been the moneyline favorite 15 times this season. They’ve gone 10-5 in those games.
    • When they have played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -235 or shorter, the Colonels have a record of 7-3 (70% winning percentage).
    • So far this season, the Colonels have put together an 8-16-2 record against the spread.
    • The Cowboys have a 6-6-1 record against the spread in games they were an underdog by 5.5 points or more this year.
    • Nicholls State’s average point total in outings this season is 148.3, 3.3 points higher than the over/under in this game.

    McNeese Betting Stats & Info

    • This season, McNeese has been the underdog 16 times and won four, or 25%, of those games.
    • The Cowboys have a record of 1-12 in games where sportsbooks have them as underdogs of at least +190 on the moneyline.
    • The Cowboys are 14-16-1 against the spread this year.
    • The Cowboys have a 6-6-1 record against the spread this year when an underdog by 5.5 points or more.
    • The average over/under for McNeese’s games this season is 0.4 fewer points than the point total of 145 in this outing.

    Nicholls State vs. McNeese Season Stat Comparison

    Nicholls State Rank Nicholls State AVG McNeese AVG McNeese Rank
    82nd 75.8 Points Scored 69.1 248th
    250th 72.5 Points Allowed 75.4 320th
    211th 31.3 Rebounds 31.6 183rd
    89th 9.5 Off. Rebounds 10.4 38th
    130th 7.8 3pt Made 7.8 130th
    109th 14.1 Assists 11.4 308th
    290th 13.1 Turnovers 13.5 317th

    This Matchup’s Impact Players

    Nicholls State Colonels Leaders

    • Caleb Huffman leads the Colonels in scoring, tallying 16.3 points per game to go with 5.2 rebounds and 1.5 assists.
    • Emanuel Littles is Nicholls State’s leading rebounder, pulling down 6.9 per game, while Lance Amir-Paul is its best passer, averaging 2.4 assists in each contest.
    • Huffman makes more threes per game than any other member of the Colonels, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of two per contest.

    McNeese Cowboys Leaders

    • The Cowboys’ leader in scoring and rebounding is Christian Shumate with 14.4 points and 9.4 rebounds per game.
    • McNeese’s assist leader is Trae English with 3.6 per game. He also averages 10.8 points per game and adds 1.9 rebounds per game.
    • Zach Scott hits 2.2 three-pointers per game, the most on the Cowboys.

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