Play In Odds: Cal Poly vs Texas Southern
After breaking up a 2-9 SU run and pulling off three upset victories to win the Big Sky Tournament last week Cal Poly will get back on the hardwood on Wednesday as they take on Texas Southern in play-in game betting at the NCAA Tournament.
Texas Southern meanwhile ended the year on a nine-game win streak and they are attracting wagering interest as 3-point dogs.
Texas Southern vs. Cal Poly Trends
Texas Southern ended year on nine-game win streak, SWAC title
First tournament game since 2003
Cal Poly lost nine of 11 games before three upset wins in Big Sky tourney
The Tigers sport a record of 19-14 and 2-4 ATS heading into this battle, while the Mustangs have 12-19 and 10-19-1 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 2-4 for the Tigers and 14-15-1 for the Mustangs.
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 93-ranked Tigers and the No. 81-rated Mustangs in this matchup.
Cal Poly was a 61-59 winner in their most recent outing on the road against CS Northridge. They failed to cover the 3.5-point spread as favorites. The Mustangs got 18 points from Chris Eversley as Cal Poly ran past CS Northridge 61-59 on Saturday at Honda Center.
In their last action, Texas Southern was a 78-73 winner at home against Prairie View A&M. They failed to cover the 11.5-point spread as favorites. Aaric Murray scored 27 points and added 10 rebounds for a double-double, leading Texas Southern over Prairie View A&M, 78-73, on Saturday at Toyota Center.
A few Mustangs at Tigers trends to consider:
Cal Poly is 4-12 ATS in its last 16 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Cal Poly's last 9 games