Texas Southern Tigers host Alabama A&M Bulldogs in college basketball action
Alabama A&M Bulldogs vs Texas Southern Tigers Odds
The Texas Southern Tigers hope to be lousy hosts on Saturday as the Alabama A&M Bulldogs pay a visit to Health and PE Arena on the college basketball betting menu.
The Tigers sport records of 6-14 and 0-1 ATS heading into this battle, while the Bulldogs have 7-11 and 0-1 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 0-0 for the Tigers and 1-0 for the Bulldogs.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 222-ranked Tigers and the No. 323-rated Bulldogs in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 65-60 win for the Tigers on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Texas Southern's No. 201 nationally ranked offense (66.4 points per game) against a Bulldogs defense that sits as the No. 295 at 72 PPG. The Tigers have been averaging 40.7% from the field, more than the Bulldogs have managed so far this season (39.5% on average).
Defensively, Alabama A&M features the nation's No. 305-rated defense on the road, allowing 77 points per game. Texas Southern, meanwhile, comes in at No. 112 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Alabama A&M was an 82-68 loser at home against Southern. They failed to cover the 11.5-point spread as underdogs. Alabama A&M got 20 points and 13 rebounds from Demarquelle Tabb in a losing cause in their 82-68 loss to Southern on Monday.
Texas Southern was a 75-48 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Miss Valley State. The battle between the Tigers and Delta Devils didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Miss Valley State was handed a 75-48 defeat on Monday at Harrison Complex.
Alabama A&M at Prairie View A&M, Monday, January 28
Texas Southern home to Alabama State, Monday, January 28