Alcorn State Braves home to Texas Southern Tigers in NCAA Basketball betting action
Texas Southern Tigers vs Alcorn State Braves Odds
Texas Southern travels to Alcorn State on Friday, hoping to boost its 1-13 record with a victory over the Braves.
The Braves currently sports a 3-13 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 1-1 ATS. The Tigers are 1-13 and 0-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Braves produce a 0-1 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Tigers have gone 0-0 against the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Braves - Tigers odds would favor the Braves if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Alcorn State is rated No. 268 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Texas Southern is at No. 310. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 56-55 win for the Braves.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Tigers is ranked No. 235 in NCAA hoops at 33.6 per game. Contrast that with Alcorn State’s No. 319 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Alcorn State is the No. 301-ranked team in the country at 4.6 per game, while Texas Southern rates No. 12 at 8.9 per game.
Defensively, Texas Southern features the nation's No. 291-rated defense on the road, allowing 76.9 points per game. Alcorn State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 285 nationally in scoring at home.
Texas Southern was a 63-57 loser in its last match on the road against Southern. The Tigers endured a 63-57 loss at the hands of the Jaguars on Wednesday, despite an 18 -point effort from Raymond Penn at Clark Center.
Last time out for Alcorn State, they were a 68-54 winner as they battled Prairie View A&M at home. Alcorn State earned a 68-54 victory over Prairie View A&M on Wednesday, getting 22 points from Anthony Nieves at Whitney Complex.
Texas Southern home to Prairie View A&M, Sunday, January 6
Alcorn State at Jackson State, Sunday, January 6