Texas Southern Tigers face Grambling State Tigers: NCAA basketball odds preview and stats
Texas Southern Tigers vs Grambling State Tigers Odds
Grambling State looks to cover the Tigers-Tigers pointspread on Monday and improve its overall 0-21 mark when they host Texas Southern in college basketball wagering action.
The Tigers are 0-21 so far on the season, and 0-0 ATS vs. the number. The Tigers, meanwhile, are 10-14 and 1-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Grambling State go 0-0 and the Tigers go 1-0 on the totals.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 348-ranked Tigers and the No. 102-rated Tigers in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 68-37 win for the Tigers on Monday.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Grambling State has the nation's No. 348-rated offensive output, at 49 PPG. The visiting Tigers defense ranks No. 182 allowing on average 66.8 PPG. The Tigers FG% has averaged 36.4% so far, less than the Tigers marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.9% per game.
Defensively, Texas Southern features the nation's No. 189-rated defense on the road, allowing 70.4 points per game. Grambling State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 347 nationally in scoring at home.
Texas Southern won its last outing, a 61-54 result against Jackson State on February 9. Texas Southern got 18 points from Omar Strong en route to a 61-54 victory over Jackson State on Saturday at Williams Center.
Grambling State was a 63-53 loser in their most recent outing at home against Prairie View A&M. The Tigers endured a 63-53 loss at the hands of the Panthers on Saturday, despite a 16-point effort from Terry Rose at Hobdy Assembly Center.
Texas Southern home to Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Saturday, February 16
Grambling State at Jackson State, Saturday, February 16