Who's Playing

Sam Houston @ Chicago State

Current Records: Sam Houston 14-11; Chicago State 6-18

What to Know

The Sam Houston Bearkats have enjoyed the comforts of home their last two games, but now they must head out on the road. Sam Houston and the Chicago State Cougars will face off in a WAC battle at 3 p.m. ET Saturday at Jones Convocation Center. The Bearkats won't have the home-court advantage, but they do enjoy a 10-point advantage in the spread.

It was close but no cigar for Sam Houston as they fell 57-54 to the Utah Valley Wolverines on Saturday. The matchup was as close as the oddsmakers predicted, but Sam Houston had been the slight favorite coming in.

Meanwhile, Chicago State was expected to have a tough go of it on Thursday, and, well, they did. They found themselves the reluctant recipients of an unfortunate 81-61 punch to the gut against the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks.

This next contest looks promising for Sam Houston, who are favored by a full 10 points. The odds have been favorable for them against the spread on the road this season, even if it's been tough sledding overall. They are 7-2 ATS in away games but only 14-8 all in all.

With both teams hitting sour notes in their previous games, they will no doubt be looking to produce a better outcome in this one. We'll see which team satisfies their hunger and which team leaves with an empty stomach.

How To Watch

  • When: Saturday at 3 p.m. ET
  • Where: Jones Convocation Center -- Chicago, Illinois
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
  • Ticket Cost: $13.65

Odds

The Bearkats are a big 10-point favorite against the Cougars, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Bearkats as a 10.5-point favorite.

Over/Under: -110

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Series History

This is the first time these teams have played each other within the last seven years.