NCAA hoops odds preview - Miss Valley State vs. Texas Southern
Miss Valley State Delta Devils vs Texas Southern Tigers Odds
Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Monday when the Texas Southern Tigers try to run the Miss Valley State Delta Devils off the court at Health and PE Arena in college hoops action.
The Tigers sit at 12-14 (1-1 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Delta Devils are currently 4-20 (1-1 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Texas Southern is 1-0 OU, and Miss Valley State is 0-1 OU.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 341-rated Miss Valley State taking on the No. 102-rated Tigers in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 71-56 win for the Tigers on Monday.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Texas Southern's No. 122-ranked offense, averaging 69.8 PPG, against a Delta Devils defense that ranks No. 315 at 73.3 PPG. The Tigers field goal percentage has averaged 43.4% so far, more than the Delta Devils marksmen have achieved on the year, 36.4% per game.
Defensively, Miss Valley State features the nation's No. 273-rated defense on the road, allowing 73.9 points per game. Texas Southern, meanwhile, comes in at No. 37 nationally in scoring at home.
Miss Valley State was an 80-77 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Prairie View A&M. Davon Usher scored 28 points for Miss Valley State on Saturday, but the Panthers managed an 80-77 victory over the Delta Devils at William Nicks Building.
Texas Southern was a 75-69 winner in their most recent outing at home against Arkansas-Pine Bluff. Omar Strong went off for 25 points and added 6 rebounds, leading Texas Southern over Arkansas-Pine Bluff, 75-69, on Saturday at Health and PE Arena.
Miss Valley State home to Jackson State, Saturday, February 23
Texas Southern at Alabama A&M, Saturday, February 23