Denver Pioneers host Texas Southern Tigers in college basketball action
Texas Southern Tigers vs Denver Pioneers Odds
The Pioneers will try to cover the spread at Magness Arena on Saturday when they get a visit from the Texas Southern Tigers in college basketball action.
Supporters of the Tigers have watched them go 1-5 and 0-0 ATS on the year, while the Pioneers are at 5-1 and 3-2 ATS. In totals betting, the Pioneers are 3-2, while the Tigers have a 0-0 mark.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 289-rated Texas Southern taking on the No. 166-rated Pioneers in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 66-44 win for the Pioneers on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Denver's No. 344-rated squad against Texas Southern's No. 341-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Denver rates No. 84 in the country with 7.3 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 168 nationally with 6.3 per match.
Defensively, Texas Southern features the nation's No. 211-rated defense on the road, allowing 72.8 points per game. Denver, meanwhile, comes in at No. 265 nationally in scoring at home.
Texas Southern was a 64-53 loser in its last match on the road against Ball State. Texas Southern suffered a 64-53 loss against Ball State on Tuesday, getting 19 points from Omar Strong in a losing effort at Worthen Arena.
In their last action, Denver was a 67-54 winner on the road against Utah State. They covered the 6–point spread as underdogs. The Pioneers grabbed a 67-54 win over the Aggies on Wednesday, behind a 15-point effort from Rob Lewis at Dee Glen Smith Spectrum.
Denver Pioneers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
After playing Utah State are 1-0
After a win are 5-5
A few Tigers at Pioneers trends to consider:
Denver is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Denver's last 7 games at home
Denver is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Texas Southern at Northwestern, Thursday, December 15
Denver home to Iona, Wednesday, December 7