Texas Southern Tigers vs Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions Odds
The Texas Southern Tigers will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Golden Lions in Arkansas-Pine Bluff at K.L. Johnson Complex on Saturday in college basketball action.
The Golden Lions currently sports a 5-12 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 0-3 ATS. The Tigers are 5-13 and 0-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Golden Lions produce a 1-1 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Tigers have gone 0-0 against the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Golden Lions, most recently No. 267 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Tigers, who rate No. 246 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 61-53 victory for the Tigers.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Tigers is ranked No. 207 in NCAA hoops at 34.4 per game. Contrast that with Arkansas-Pine Bluff’s No. 249 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Arkansas-Pine Bluff is the No. 325-ranked team in the country at 4.2 per game, while Texas Southern rates No. 13 at 8.7 per game.
Defensively, Texas Southern features the nation's No. 261-rated defense on the road, allowing 74.3 points per game. Arkansas-Pine Bluff, meanwhile, comes in at No. 183 nationally in scoring at home.
Texas Southern was a 95-50 winner in their most recent outing at home against Grambling State. The battle between the Tigers and Tigers didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Grambling State was handed a 95-50 defeat on Monday at Health and PE Arena.
Arkansas-Pine Bluff was a 62-52 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Alcorn State. Arkansas-Pine Bluff earned a 62-52 victory over Alcorn State on Monday, getting 17 points from Lazabian Jackson at Whitney Complex.
Texas Southern at Miss Valley State, Monday, January 21
Arkansas-Pine Bluff at Prairie View A&M, Monday, January 21