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Texas Southern Tigers vs Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions Betting Matchup Report

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March 9, 9:00 PM | Special Events Center

Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions vs Texas Southern Tigers Odds

7-23TEAM RECORD18-11

Arkansas-Pine Bluff travels to Texas Southern on Wednesday, hoping to boost its 7-23 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 sit at 18-11 (1-1 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Golden Lions are currently 7-23 (2-1 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Texas Southern is 2-0 OU, and Arkansas-Pine Bluff is 0-3 OU.

View Arkansas-Pine Bluff vs Texas Southern Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Tigers sit at No. 168 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Golden Lions sit at No. 339 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Tigers will win this game 65-53.

How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Texas Southern has the nation's No. 283-rated offensive output, at 64.3 PPG. The visiting Golden Lions defense ranks No. 281 allowing on average 72.4 PPG. The Tigers FG% has averaged 43.1% so far, more than the Golden Lions marksmen have achieved on the year, 39.3% per game.

Defensively, Arkansas-Pine Bluff features the nation's No. 284-rated defense on the road, allowing 75.6 points per game. Texas Southern, meanwhile, comes in at No. 264 nationally in scoring at home.

Arkansas-Pine Bluff lost its last outing, an 88-69 result against Miss Valley State on March 3. Arkansas-Pine Bluff got 16 points from Allen Smith but lost anyway, 88-69, to Miss Valley State on Thursday at Harrison Complex.

In their last action, Texas Southern was a 79-68 winner at home against Alcorn State. The Tigers grabbed a 79-68 win over the Braves on Saturday, behind a 16-point effort from Harrison Smith at Health and PE Arena.