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Alcorn State Braves host Texas Southern Tigers in college basketball action

Texas Southern TigersAlcorn State Braves
March 1, 8:00 PM | Whitney Complex

Texas Southern Tigers vs Alcorn State Braves Odds

12-16TEAM RECORD8-19

The Alcorn State Braves will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when they tip off against the Texas Southern Tigers at Whitney Complex on Thursday in NCAAB play.

The Braves sport records of 8-19 and 1-1 ATS heading into this battle, while the Tigers have 12-16 and 1-1 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 0-2 for the Braves and 1-1 for the Tigers.

View Texas Southern vs Alcorn State Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 151-rated Texas Southern taking on the No. 318-rated Braves in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 62-55 win for the Tigers on Thursday.

How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Alcorn State has the nation's No. 301-rated offensive output, at 61.3 PPG. The visiting Tigers defense ranks No. 83 allowing on average 63.5 PPG. The Braves FG% has averaged 40.7% so far, less than the Tigers marksmen have achieved on the year, 41.6% per game.

Defensively, Texas Southern features the nation's No. 131-rated defense on the road, allowing 68.2 points per game. Alcorn State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 188 nationally in scoring at home.

Texas Southern was a 69-59 winner in their most recent outing at home against Alabama A&M. Texas Southern got 17 points from Omar Strong en route to a 69-59 victory over Alabama A&M on Monday at Health and PE Arena.

Alcorn State won its last outing, a 60-40 result against Southern on February 25. The battle between the Braves and Jaguars didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Southern was handed a 60-40 defeat on Saturday at Whitney Complex.

Next up:
Texas Southern at Southern, Saturday, March 3
Alcorn State home to Prairie View A&M, Saturday, March 3