Mississippi Valley State at Texas Southern: 2/23/21 College Basketball Picks and Predictions
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Texas Southern Tigers (7-8) vs Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils (1-17)
Game Info: Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 8:30 pm (Health & PE Center)
Betting Odds: Texas Southern Tigers -27 -- Over/Under: 148 Click Here for the Latest Odds
The Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils and Texas Southern Tigers face off on Tuesday in a college basketball showdown at H&PE Arena.
The Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils have had all kinds of issues this season and coming into this game they sit with a 1-17 record overall. That one win for them during that stretch did come in their last game against the ASU Hornets, a game they won by three points .The Delta Devils offense has been a big issue this season and they are currently averaging only 56.3 points per game. Mississippi Valley State is shooting 35.4 percent and 32.2 percent from behind the three point line. Mississippi Valley State’s defense has also been a big issue and coming into this game they are giving up 90.5 points per game. Guard Caleb Hunter has been the best player for Mississippi Valley State averaging 12 points while shooting 37.4 percent from the field .
On the other side of this matchup is the Texas Southern Tigers who come into this game with a 7-8 record overall but they have lost five of their last six games. The one loss during that stretch was in their last game against Prairie View, a game they lost by two points. Texas Southern is averaging 69.6 points per game while their defense is giving up 72.8 points per game. Texas Southern is shooting 43.2 percent from the field and 29.6 percent from behind the three point line. Michael Weathers has been the best player for Texas Southern averaging 14.5 points while shooting 49.3 percent from the field and 30.8 percent from behind the three point line.
Mississippi Valley State is 3-9 against the spread in their last 12 games overall. Texas Southern is 1-6-1 against the spread in their last eight games overall. The underdog is 8-0 against the spread in the last eight meetings played between the two teams.
Texas Southern is the better team and they are going to have no issue getting the job done in this game .Look for the Delta Devils to struggle, and Texas Southern will cover this spread.