Friday's contest between the Nicholls State Colonels (2-2) and the SIU-Edwardsville Cougars (2-2) at Mitchell Center is expected to be a close matchup, as our computer prediction projects a final score of 76-73, with Nicholls State taking home the win. Tipoff is at 7:00 PM ET on November 17.

According to our computer prediction, Nicholls State projects to cover the 5.5-point spread in its matchup versus SIU-Edwardsville. The total is listed at 136.5, and the two teams are projected to exceed it.

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Nicholls State vs. SIU-Edwardsville Game Info & Odds

  • Date: Friday, November 17, 2023
  • Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV: ESPN+
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on ESPN+
  • Where: Mobile, Alabama
  • Venue: Mitchell Center
  • Line: SIU-Edwardsville -5.5
  • Point Total: 136.5
  • Moneyline (To Win): SIU-Edwardsville -250, Nicholls State +200

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Nicholls State vs. SIU-Edwardsville Score Prediction

  • Prediction: Nicholls State 76, SIU-Edwardsville 73

Spread & Total Prediction for Nicholls State vs. SIU-Edwardsville

  • Pick ATS: Nicholls State (+5.5)
  • Pick OU: Over (136.5)

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Nicholls State Performance Insights

  • Nicholls State was 82nd in the country last season with 75.6 points per game. At the other end, it ranked 259th with 72.7 points allowed per game.
  • The Colonels grabbed 30.8 boards per game (241st-ranked in college basketball) last season, while allowing 31.6 rebounds per contest (206th-ranked).
  • Last season Nicholls State ranked 109th in college basketball in assists, averaging 13.9 per game.
  • With 16.1 forced turnovers per game, the Colonels ranked 10th-best in college basketball. They ranked 294th in college basketball by committing 13.1 turnovers per contest.
  • Last year the Colonels made 7.7 treys per game (134th-ranked in college basketball) and shot 34.1% (180th-ranked) from downtown.
  • Nicholls State gave up 6.9 treys per game (140th-ranked in college basketball) last season, while allowing a 34.2% three-point percentage (219th-ranked).
  • When it comes to shot breakdown, Nicholls State took 63.9% two-pointers (accounting for 73% of the team's baskets) and 36.1% three-pointers (27%).

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