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College Basketball Matchup - Texas Southern Tigers Alcorn State Braves Odds Preview

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Jan 3, 9:00 PM | Health and PE Arena

Alcorn State Braves vs Texas Southern Tigers Odds


Texas Southern looks to cover the Tigers-Braves pointspread on Tuesday and improve its overall 1-11 mark when they host Alcorn State in college basketball action.

The Tigers bring a 1-11 record (0-0 ATS) to this tilt against the 2-9 Braves, who are 1-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Texas Southern go 0-0 so far and the Braves go 0-2.

View Alcorn State vs Texas Southern Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 307-ranked Tigers and the No. 239-rated Braves in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 50-45 win for the Braves on Tuesday.

How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Braves is ranked No. 257 in NCAA hoops at 33.4 per game. Contrast that with Texas Southern’s No. 342 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Texas Southern is the No. 265-ranked team in the country at 5.1 per game, while Alcorn State rates No. 283 at 4.9 per game.

Defensively, Alcorn State features the nation's No. 287-rated defense on the road, allowing 77.2 points per game. Texas Southern, meanwhile, comes in at No. 285 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Alcorn State was an 80-49 loser on the road against Southern Miss. Alcorn State was run off the court by the Golden Eagles on Thursday as Southern Miss routed them 80-49 at Reed Green Coliseum.

Texas Southern was a 77-49 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Arkansas. Texas Southern was crushed on Friday, getting blown out by Arkansas and falling by a 77-49 score at Bud Walton Arena.

Next up:
Alcorn State at Prairie View A&M, Thursday, January 5
Texas Southern home to Southern, Thursday, January 5