Abilene Christian Wildcats (8-5) at Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks (8-5)
Huntsville, Texas; Thursday, 7:30 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: SFA -4.5; over/under is 144.5
BOTTOM LINE: SFA hosts the Abilene Christian Wildcats after Sadaidriene Hall scored 20 points in SFA’s 80-69 win over the Jackson State Tigers.
The ‘Jacks have gone 5-2 in home games. SFA ranks sixth in the WAC in team defense, allowing 66.6 points while holding opponents to 43.2% shooting.
The Wildcats are 2-2 on the road. Abilene Christian is sixth in the WAC scoring 78.3 points per game and is shooting 48.1%.
The matchup Thursday is the first meeting this season between the two teams in conference play.
TOP PERFORMERS: AJ Cajuste is averaging 9.9 points, 4.7 assists and 1.5 steals for the ‘Jacks. Hall is averaging 13.5 points over the last 10 games for SFA.
Cameron Steele averages 1.8 made 3-pointers per game for the Wildcats, scoring 9.6 points while shooting 42.9% from beyond the arc. Tobias Cameron is averaging 11.2 points and 5.4 rebounds over the last 10 games for Abilene Christian.
LAST 10 GAMES: ‘Jacks: 6-4, averaging 78.7 points, 30.4 rebounds, 16.2 assists, 9.6 steals and 1.9 blocks per game while shooting 49.6% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 68.6 points per game.
Wildcats: 6-4, averaging 79.1 points, 31.1 rebounds, 17.4 assists, 9.3 steals and 2.9 blocks per game while shooting 48.3% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 65.6 points.
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