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Texas Southern Tigers vs Alcorn State Braves in college hoops odds

Alcorn State BravesTexas Southern Tigers
March 9, 3:30 PM | Special Events Center

Alcorn State Braves vs Texas Southern Tigers Odds

9-21TEAM RECORD14-17

Alcorn State travels to Texas Southern on Friday, hoping to boost its 9-21 record with a victory over the Tigers.

This game is part of the SWAC Tournament which will decide the conference champion and help decide March Madness seedings. This game is being played at a neutral-site court (Special Events Center).

The Tigers currently sports a 14-17 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 2-1 ATS. The Braves are 9-21 and 2-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Tigers produce a 2-1 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Braves have gone 1-2 against the number.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Tigers rated this week at No. 112 and the Braves sitting at No. 317. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 62-57 result in favor of the Tigers.


How They Match Up:
The game also pits Texas Southern's No. 305-ranked offense, averaging 61 PPG, against a Braves defense that ranks No. 243 at 69.6 PPG. The Tigers field goal percentage has averaged 41.6% so far, more than the Braves marksmen have achieved on the year, 41.3% per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Alcorn State owns the country's No. 260-rated mark, allowing 73.6 points per game on the highway. Texas Southern, on the other hand, rates No. 135 in scoring at home.

Alcorn State was a 103-79 winner in its last match on the road against Prairie View A&M. They covered the 6-point spread as underdogs. Alcorn State cruised to victory on Thursday, running Prairie View A&M out of the gym and running up a 103-79 score at Special Events Center.

Texas Southern was a 75-62 winner in its last match at home against Alabama A&M. They covered the 6.5-point spread as favorites. Texas Southern earned a 75-62 victory over Alabama A&M on Wednesday, getting 14 points from Fred Sturdivant at Special Events Center.