Tarleton State @ Abilene Christian
Current Records: Tarleton State 14-16; Abilene Christian 19-9
What to Know
The Abilene Christian Wildcats and the Tarleton State Texans will face off in a WAC clash at 7 p.m. ET March 5 at Teague Special Events Center. Abilene Christian is out to keep their five-game home win streak alive.
The Wildcats didn't have too much trouble with the Dixie St. Trailblazers at home on Thursday as they won 80-64.
Meanwhile, Tarleton State received a tough blow on Thursday as they fell 69-50 to the Sam Houston Bearkats.
Abilene Christian is the favorite in this one, with an expected 9.5-point margin of victory. They might be worth taking a chance on against the spread as they are currently on a three-game streak of ATS wins.
Abilene Christian is now 19-9 while Tarleton State sits at 14-16. A pair of stats to keep in the back of your head while watching: The Wildcats come into the game boasting the most steals per game in college basketball at 11.3. But the Texans enter the contest with only five steals given up per game on average, good for 15th best in college basketball. Ball control might end up being a major factor in this one.
How To Watch
- When: Saturday at 7 p.m. ET
- Where: Teague Special Events Center -- Abilene, Texas
- Follow: CBS Sports App
The Wildcats are a big 9.5-point favorite against the Texans, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 9.5-point spread, and stayed right there.
Abilene Christian have won both of the games they've played against Tarleton State in the last eight years.
- Feb 12, 2022 - Abilene Christian 77 vs. Tarleton State 63
- Dec 05, 2020 - Abilene Christian 69 vs. Tarleton State 48