Texas Southern Tigers vs Jackson State Tigers Odds
Texas Southern travels to Jackson State on Saturday, hoping to boost its 9-14 record with a victory over the Tigers.
The Tigers will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 1-1 ATS against the number this season, while the Tigers are 0-1 ATS. Texas Southern is 1-0 on the totals; Jackson State is 1-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Tigers, most recently No. 316 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Tigers, who rate No. 122 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 71-59 victory for the Tigers.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Jackson State's No. 243-ranked scoring average of 64.6 PPG, against a Tigers defense rated No. 203 and allowing 67.4 PPG. The Tigers FG% has averaged 37.6% to date this season, less than the Tigers shooters have managed so far (42.8% per game).
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Texas Southern owns the country's No. 222-rated mark, allowing 71.6 points per game on the highway. Jackson State, on the other hand, rates No. 299 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Texas Southern, they were an 84-48 winner as they battled Prairie View A&M at home. Texas Southern cruised to victory on Saturday, running Prairie View A&M out of the gym and running up an 84-48 score at Health and PE Arena.
Jackson State was a 78-58 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Southern. Jackson State was crushed on Monday, getting blown out by Southern and falling by a 78-58 score at Clark Center.
Texas Southern at Grambling State, Monday, February 11
Jackson State home to Prairie View A&M, Monday, February 11