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Lamar @ Abilene Christian

Current Records: Lamar 2-23; Abilene Christian 17-8

What to Know

The Abilene Christian Wildcats will be returning home after a two-game road trip. Abilene Christian and the Lamar Cardinals will face off in a WAC battle at 8 p.m. ET on Thursday at Teague Special Events Center. The Wildcats might have Lamar circled on their calendar as an easy win since they are a perfect 11-0 since January of 2016.

Abilene Christian lost a heartbreaker to the Sam Houston Bearkats when they met in January, and they left with a heavy heart again last week. Abilene Christian fell in a 75-71 heartbreaker.

Meanwhile, the contest between Lamar and the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks on Saturday was not a total blowout, but with the Cardinals falling 70-56 at home, it was darn close to turning into one.

Abilene Christian is the favorite in this one, with an expected 17-point margin of victory. Those playing the odds have seen things go back and forth with the Wildcats, who are 10-10-1 against the spread.

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: Thursday at 8 p.m. ET
  • Where: Teague Special Events Center -- Abilene, Texas
  • Follow: CBS Sports App


The Wildcats are a big 17-point favorite against the Cardinals, 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 17-point spread, and stayed right there.

Over/Under: -110

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Series History

Abilene Christian have won all of the games they've played against Lamar in the last eight years.

  • Jan 29, 2022 - Abilene Christian 85 vs. Lamar 82
  • Mar 12, 2021 - Abilene Christian 93 vs. Lamar 71
  • Feb 06, 2021 - Abilene Christian 77 vs. Lamar 62
  • Jan 02, 2021 - Abilene Christian 83 vs. Lamar 65
  • Feb 08, 2020 - Abilene Christian 84 vs. Lamar 49
  • Jan 04, 2020 - Abilene Christian 74 vs. Lamar 62
  • Feb 06, 2019 - Abilene Christian 75 vs. Lamar 64
  • Jan 31, 2018 - Abilene Christian 74 vs. Lamar 69
  • Jan 14, 2017 - Abilene Christian 67 vs. Lamar 64
  • Feb 08, 2016 - Abilene Christian 71 vs. Lamar 67
  • Jan 30, 2016 - Abilene Christian 80 vs. Lamar 71

Injury Report for Abilene Christian

No Injury Information

Injury Report for Lamar

  • Trey Harris: Game-Time Decision (Illness)