Prairie View A&M Panthers vs Miss Valley State Delta Devils Odds
The Miss Valley State Delta Devils hope to be lousy hosts on Saturday as the Prairie View A&M Panthers pay a visit to Harrison Complex on the college basketball betting menu.
The Panthers will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 1-0 ATS against the number this season, while the Delta Devils are 1-1 ATS. Prairie View A&M is 1-0 on the totals; Miss Valley State is 0-1.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 341-ranked Delta Devils and the No. 91-rated Panthers in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 67-49 win for the Panthers on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Miss Valley State's No. 331 nationally ranked offense (58.3 points per game) against a Panthers defense that sits as the No. 169 at 66 PPG. The Delta Devils have been averaging 35.3% from the field, less than the Panthers have managed so far this season (40.8% on average).
Defensively, Prairie View A&M features the nation's No. 185-rated defense on the road, allowing 70.3 points per game. Miss Valley State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 165 nationally in scoring at home.
Prairie View A&M was a 73-59 winner in their most recent outing at home against Jackson State. They covered the 6.5-point spread as favorites. Prairie View A&M earned a 73-59 victory over Jackson State on Monday, getting 22 points from Jourdan DeMuynck at William Nicks Building.
Miss Valley State was an 88-54 loser in its last match on the road against Southern. Miss Valley State was run off the court by the Jaguars on Monday as Southern routed them 88-54 at Clark Center.
Prairie View A&M home to Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Monday, January 21
Miss Valley State home to Texas Southern, Monday, January 21