New Orleans Privateers (5-9, 2-1 Southland) at Incarnate Word Cardinals (6-10, 0-3 Southland)
San Antonio; Thursday, 8:30 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Incarnate Word -1.5; over/under is 145
BOTTOM LINE: Luca Barei and the Incarnate Word Cardinals host Jordan Johnson and the New Orleans Privateers.
The Cardinals have gone 4-2 in home games. Incarnate Word is 3-4 in games decided by at least 10 points.
The Privateers are 2-1 in conference play. New Orleans is 4-2 when it turns the ball over less than its opponents and averages 16.6 turnovers per game.
The matchup Thursday is the first meeting of the season between the two teams in conference play.
TOP PERFORMERS: Barei is averaging 15 points and two blocks for the Cardinals. Jonathan Cisse is averaging 12.6 points over the last 10 games for Incarnate Word.
Johnson is averaging 16.4 points, 3.9 assists and 1.7 steals for the Privateers. Khaleb Wilson-Rouse is averaging 10.5 points over the last 10 games for New Orleans.
LAST 10 GAMES: Cardinals: 3-7, averaging 68.3 points, 28.6 rebounds, 12.5 assists, 8.0 steals and 2.3 blocks per game while shooting 43.0% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 76.0 points per game.
Privateers: 4-6, averaging 74.2 points, 28.6 rebounds, 16.2 assists, 6.0 steals and 1.9 blocks per game while shooting 46.6% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 79.0 points.
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